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Prepare for a new age of law. 

We are future focused and committed to preparing students for careers of tomorrow, equipped to manage the challenges of a changing world.

Much of our world has a legal dimension, from new technologies and artificial intelligence to human rights and environmental issues. A law career is an opportunity to advocate, affect change and have an impact.

Adelaide Law School is where you build your solid foundation. Through our well-established networks in the legal profession and access to an impressive global network of international opportunities, studying law with us can lead you anywhere.

The Sir John Salmond Law Library

The Sir John Salmond Law Library is a research and reference library offering access to a wide range of Australian and international legal resources. 

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Free Legal Clinics

The Adelaide Law School operates a number of free legal advice clinics, run by final-year students and supervised by experienced, practicing lawyers, to assist the community.

Free Legal Clinics

Adelaide Law Review

The Review publishes articles, comments, review essays, case notes and book reviews on all areas of the law from the foremost national and international legal scholars. 

Adelaide Law Review

News & highlights

‘It is a Historic Day’: Provocation and ‘Gay Panic’ Defence Consigned to History in South Australia

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School welcomes the recent passage of the landmark Statutes Amendment (Abolition of Provocation and Related Matters) Act 2020.

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ARC success on solar radiation management project

Congratulations to Dr Kerryn Brent, Lecturer within the Adelaide Law School on her successful solar radiation management project through the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Grants round. 

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Adelaide Law School Dean, Professor Melissa de Zwart, elected Chair of CALD

Congratulations to Adelaide Law School Dean, Professor Melissa de Zwart, for her election as Chair of the Council of Australian Law Deans (CALD).

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