Australia’s Expanding Jurisprudence of Risk: Chasing Proportionality in preventive detention & supervision

Dr Darren O’Donovan has recently presented a paper, co-authored with the Dean of La Trobe Law School, Patrick Keyzer, in Onati, Spain. The article entitled Australia’s Expanding Jurisprudence of Risk: A critical analysis of the continuing growth of Australia’s preventive… Continue Reading

Conference of the Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia: Dissents and Dispositions (Call for papers)

Dissent and disposition are both relational. To dissent is to disagree and be at variance: to refuse an established order, to diverge from orthodoxy, to oppose, critique, quarrel and rearrange. If political dissent is commonly understood as speaking truth to… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly speaks at the Law Council of Australia’s National Family Law Conference

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly was an invited speaker at the Law Council of Australia’s National Family Law Conference at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19 October. In a presentation titled “Parenting Disputes of the Future?”, Fiona discussed the… Continue Reading

Dr Darren O’Donovan Presents at the 2016 National Administrative Law Conference

Dr Darren O’Donovan, together with Assistant Professor Narelle Bedford (Bond University) will present a paper at the 2016 National Administrative Law Conference, organised by the Australian Institute of Administrative Law. The paper, abstract below, addresses the conference’s overall theme of… Continue Reading

Professor Jianfu Chen Invited to Speak at the University of Shanghai

Professor Jianfu Chen La Trobe Law School

On 16-17 June 2016, Professor Jianfu Chen was invited to teach an international masterclass, as well as a five-day faculty seminar, at the University of Shanghai. During the masterclass, Professor Jianfu Chen presented a paper titled ‘Is China Responsible for… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Academics Present at the Australian National Law Reform Conference

La Trobe Law School La Trobe University

Three La Trobe Law School academics were invited as leading scholars in their field of research to speak at the inaugural Australian National Law Reform Conference on 14 – 15 April 2016: Professor Paula Baron (expertise – legal practice), Professor Mary… Continue Reading

Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi Presents at the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference

On 5 April 2016 Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School, presented a paper titled ‘Conceptions of Justice in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Family Justice’ at the University of Lancaster Law School, during the Annual Socio-Legal… Continue Reading

Marc Trabsky presents at the Annual Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities Conference

Marc Trabsky La Trobe Law School

On 1 April 2016 Marc Trabsky presented a paper titled ‘Techniques of Administration and Indentured Labourers in the Isle of Mauritius’ at the University of Connecticut Law School, during the Nineteenth Annual Conference, Association for the Study of Law, Culture and… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School PhD Student Presented at the 2016 Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Conference

Rebecca Edwards La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School PhD student, Rebecca Edwards, presented a paper on her research at the Asia Pacific Mediation Forum’s Annual Conference, held in Lombok, Indonesia from 10-12 February 2016. The conference was conducted bilingually in Indonesian and English and… Continue Reading