Hannah Robert speaks about new book, “Baby Lost” on ABC Life Matters

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

Recently, LLS lecturer Hannah Robert was featured on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters, where she spoke about her new book called ‘Baby Lost’, where Hannah writes about what it means when a death occurs inside your body, but you survive:… Continue Reading

Head of School Patrick Keyzer mentioned in The Australian

Patrick Keyzer

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Head of La Trobe Law School, appeared in The Australian newspaper on 16 August 2017 in an article titled ‘Barnaby Joyce in strife, legal experts say ‘. Patrick commented on how section 44(i) might impact Barnaby Joyce’s future in parliament. Read the… Continue Reading

Winter School in Shanghai: Introduction to Chinese Law

La Trobe Law School, in cooperation with Shanghai University Law School, will offer a Winter School Subject – Introduction to Chinese Law in Shanghai – in November/December 2017. Enrolment will be limited to a maximum of 40 students. Introduction to… Continue Reading

CHLS Annual Public Lecture: The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law

The Centre for Health Law and Society would like to invite you to its annual Lecture on ‘The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law’. Synopsis Since the mid-19th century, the dead body in the Western imagination has… Continue Reading

Why should you be a social justice lawyer?

Recently, at La Trobe Open Day, La Trobe Law School welcomed the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Legal Network Coordinator Melanie Book to speak to our students about what a day in the life of a social justice lawyer at the… Continue Reading

Health Law: Frameworks and Context

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell, Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School, has recently published a book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context, with Cambridge University Press (2017). Professor Farrell has co-authored the book with Professor John… Continue Reading

The Coherence of Statutory Interpretation Symposium

The Centre for Legislation, Its Interpretation and Drafting has conducted its first highly successful Symposium. The ‘Coherence of Statutory Interpretation’ Symposium was attended by the judiciary, barristers, government legal counsel, and scholars from across Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. … Continue Reading

Honorary degree recognises philanthropist Honourable Howard Nathan QC

The Honourable Howard Nathan QC has been awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Laws from La Trobe University in recognition of a lifetime of significant community service and philanthropy. La Trobe University Deputy Chancellor Deborah Radford presented the honorary degree… Continue Reading

CHLS Seminar: High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

Abstract The recent arrival of Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAAs) against Hepatitis C in Europe has opened up an unprecedented debate about the price of medicines. It has highlighted a much greater systemic problem which goes beyond the cost of DAAs. It… Continue Reading