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Amos Washington

2018 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations

"In 2018, we will be asking the question ‘what would Australia look like if young people were given a greater say?’ I hope that through this year’s Youth Representative program, we can provide opportunities for young people to be involved in policy discussions that affect them."
- Amos Washington

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West Mosul – where the old city once stood

International Humanitarian Law in Action

There are multiple ways that an Adelaide Law School degree can lead you to pathways you could not fathom when in the Law School. An Adelaide Law School graduate Priya Pavri (and former President of the AULSS) has spent the last 9 months in war torn Iraq dealing with the humanitarian crisis over there.  

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Marriage Equality

A good 12 months for law reform in South Australia

While the nation is still grappling with the public debate around same-sex marriage, our state has taken a huge leap forward in recognising relationships of all kinds with the establishment of a formal Relationships Register.

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Space

Laws for the final frontier

War in space, once confined to sci-fi fiction, is now a real threat to the safety of life on Earth. But a University of Adelaide legal expert has joined a research consortium, tasked at developing a new set of laws which will be sanctioned for the final frontier.

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