Dr Julia Dehm joins La Trobe Law School

Recently, Dr Julia Dehm joined La Trobe Law School as a Lecturer. Her research addresses international climate change law and regulation, transnational carbon markets and the governance of natural resources as well as human rights issues. Her PhD thesis on… Continue Reading

Natural Justice as a Concept in Chinese Law

Is there natural justice in China, and is the concept the same as in Australia? The answer depends on how we frame the question. If the question is whether there is a legal principle of natural justice adopted in statutes,… Continue Reading

Dr Ross Jones joins the Centre for Health Law and Society!

Dr Ross Jones has just joined the Centre for Health Law and Society as an Associate. He held research and teaching positions at both the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney after completing his PhD at Monash University… Continue Reading

Book Review: International Criminal Justice by Gideon Boas and Pascale Chifflet

Recently, Michael G. Karnavas reviewed International Criminal Justice by LLS Professor Gideon Boas and LLS lecturer Pascale Chifflet on his website. He gave the newly published book a very positive review: “In International Criminal Justice, Boas and Chifflet attempt, among… Continue Reading

The geography of Justice

By Caitlin Dagher The La Trobe Space of Justice Symposium for 2017 was a 3-day event, during early July, held at both the La Trobe City Campus and Neighbourhood Justice Centre in Collingwood. The Symposium covered a broad range of… Continue Reading

What if magistrates courts delivered a different kind of justice?

By Kirsty Duncanson, Stephanie Falconer, Emma Henderson, and Nicole Shackleton Magistrates Courts are the engine rooms of the Australian criminal justice system.  Ninety six percent of Australian criminal cases are heard in magistrates’ courts.  Most of these cases are heard… Continue Reading