As part of Wellbeing Week, we’ve been asking students, law graduates, alumni and academics to share their stories about getting through law school – the challenges to their wellbeing and their responses. We’ve been staggered by the honesty and generosity… Continue Reading
A La Trobe Law School academic has made a submission today to the United Nations Human Rights Committee as regards allegations of violations of Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The submission was prepared… Continue Reading
Rebecca Edwards, Sessional Lecturer, La Trobe Law School, will be speaking at the ADR Research Network Roundtable in Sydney on 12 and 13 September. Her presentation is entitled “Mediators’ perspectives on the compulsory cooling-off period offered in certain Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal… Continue Reading
By Joshua Donelly In 2012, Emeritus Professor David Penington AC proposed that the use and possession of small amounts of 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methamphetamine (MDMA or ecstasy) for personal use be decriminalised, and the drug made available from a licensed professional supplier. This model… Continue Reading
The latest edition of Labour and Industry is now available. The second issue for 2015 contains research on young people and casual employment, the intensification of work in nursing, the future of employment in the news printing industry, the link… Continue Reading
In Legal Personhood #8: Animals, Dr Steven Tudor examined whether legal personhood can be extended to non-human animals. Here, Steven provides an update on the US chimps case, which was decided by the New York County Supreme Court last month.
The Honourable Justice Michael Kirby officially launched La Trobe Law School’s relationship with the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) on Friday 17 July 2015 at the Australian Law Teachers Association Conference. La Trobe Law School is pleased to announce that Ms… Continue Reading
Dr Fiona Kelly, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School, joined Dan Glover yesterday at 594 Uni on ABC Western Victoria to talk about Family Law. The podcast can be streamed on the 594 Uni ABC Western Victoria website.
In the eighth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Des Butler, Queensland University of Technology, will discuss the use of technology in teaching law in the 21st century.
In the seventh La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr David Moore will discuss the use of “restorative justice” in cases involving family violence and sexual offences.