Vulnerable people who have difficulty communicating should have better assistance when accessing the justice system, according to a new report.
The work of the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) has led to landmark changes to many of the state’s laws since it was conceived in December 2010. On Tuesday 26 October 2021, SALRI’s work, which has benefited many sectors of the community, was celebrated at a reception at Government House, hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia. Read the full article here.
The University of Adelaide recently signed a contract for the Adelaide Law School to provide legal education services to the Commonwealth/ Department of Defence.
At the recent South Australian Red Cross Annual General Meeting, Professor Dale Stephens was presented with the Red Cross Distinguished Service Award. This award is a national one that recognises distinguished service and the demonstration of exceptional leadership.
On the evening of 13 Sept, Professor Dale Stephens of the Law School and A/Prof Tim Legrand of the Politics School participated in a panel event sponsored by the Adelaide Student 'Politics and international Relations Association (PIRA)' (hosted by PIRA President Felix Eldridge) discussing the significance of the current takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban and the significance of the US, Australian and NATO contribution to Afghanistan over the past 20 years.
New report published 'Protecting Students at Work: Australian Universities and Regulating for Quality Work Experience'
The International Labour Organization and Edward Elgar have published a collection of essays on Internships, Employability and the Search for Decent Work Experience, co-edited by Adelaide Law School’s Professor Andrew Stewart, Emerita Professor Rosemary Owens and Associate Professor Anne Hewitt.
On 15-16 July 2021, Dr David Plater, Dr Mark ‘Matt’ Giancaspro, Nadia Hess, Brooke Washusen, Holly Nicholls and Anita Brunacci took part in a law student engagement and SALRI trip to Port Pirie and Port Augusta.
Adelaide Law School Participation in the Oxford University Forum For International Humanitarian Law Compliance
Prof Dale Stephens represents the University of Adelaide in an academic collaboration with the University of Oxford (Dr Elizabeth Stubbins Bates) and the University of Indianna (Dr Andrew Bell) in the 'Oxford Forum For International Humanitarian Law Compliance'.
Adelaide Law student, Rachel Chalmers, is named a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.
Lipman Karas and the University of Adelaide see the project as being an incubator for ideas to address factors Delivering Accessible Justice Through Innovation.