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Thou shall not kill and inherit?

forfeiture release

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide has released a major report into the forfeiture rule that stops an unlawful killer profiting or inheriting as a result of their crime.

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Dr Colette Langos presents at George Washington Law School

Photo of Professor Christopher Yukins Co-Director of Government Procurement Law Program at George Washington University and Dr Colette Langos, University of Adelaide.

RUMLAE Management Board member, Dr Colette Langos, recently participated in a series of public procurement events hosted by George Washington Law School, Washington D.C. 

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PLPRU Co-Hosts 2020 Public Law in the Classroom Workshop

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The Public Law and Policy Research Unit co-hosted the 2020 Public Law in the Classroom Workshop at the University of New South Wales on 20 February 2020. This inspiring, community-building event brings together public law teachers from around Australia to share their teaching techniques, philosophies and challenges. Now in its sixth year, the workshop has become a highlight of the national public law academic calendar. 

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SA Law Reform Institute reflections: 2019 and the year ahead

SALRI and Mr Dawkins – Surrogacy Project

2019 proved another busy and productive year for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI looks forward to another busy and productive year in 2020 and would like to thank all who kindly contributed to its work and the Law Reform.

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RUMLAE participation in Prof Ivan Shearer workshop and Red Cross forum on Journalists and the Law of Armed Conflict

Ivan Shearer and Red Cross Image

Prof Dale Stephens, A/Prof Matthew Stubbs and Dr Stacey Henderson participated in an International Law Memorial Workshop hosted by the University of South Australia to celebrate the work and scholarship of the late Professor Ivan Shearer RFD AM.  

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Decriminalisation not deregulation for SA abortion laws

Law

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide has recommended major changes to South Australian abortion laws in its report to the Attorney General published today.

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RUMLAE Director presents at Leadership Seminar at The Australian Tax Office

 Prof Dale Stephens and Ms Samantha Papavasiliou

RUMLAE Director Professor Dale Stephens recently provided a keynote presentation at The Australian Tax Office (ATO) 'Leadership Skills Day'.

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Adelaide academics attend 2019 Legal Education Research Conference

2019 Legal Education Research Conference

Some of our Adelaide Law School academics are this week attending Legal Education Research Conference UNSW Law School.

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The rate of imprisonment in ex-service men

International affairs

Last week, two researchers from Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics, Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell, presented at the Global Alliance Conference on Post-Traumatic Stress. They discussed their preliminary findings on why ex-service men are in prison at twice the rate of the general population.

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