La Trobe Law School Assists in Submission to Senate NDIS Inquiry

Annabelle Pendlebury, Patrick Keyzer and Darren O’Donovan recently assisted the First Peoples Disability Network in the creation of a legislative submission to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The Committee is currently inquiring into the provision… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law Graduate Jake Breheny wins Supreme Court Prize

Recently, La Trobe Law graduate Jake Breheny was one of seven Victorian students to win the Supreme Court Prize. The Prize winners were announced by Justice Mark Weinberg AO during an exclusive ceremony at the Supreme Court Library, and where… Continue Reading

Bendigo law student Tayla Anderson awarded John Koowarta Scholarship

Recently, Bendigo La Trobe Law student Tayla Anderson who was awarded the John Koowarta Scholarship, was featured in the Bendigo Advertiser. Ms Anderson is now in her fifth and final year of the double degree at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Lecturer Maria Elander mentioned in Phnom Penh Post

On 28 March 2017, La Trobe Law School Lecturer Dr Maria Elander was mentioned in a Phnom Penh Post news article titled ‘KRT ‘evolved’ on gendered crime‘. In the article, Dr Maria Elander commented on how the Extraordinary Chambers in… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School – 7 Higher Degree Research Scholarships available

La Trobe Law School is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2017. We have a vibrant and supportive research culture dedicated to research excellence. Our doctoral students benefit from a wide variety of professional development opportunities within the School and within… Continue Reading

Nicola Henry in The Conversation: “University sexual assault policies are often ‘inconsistent’ and ‘confusing”

On 1 March 2017, La Trobe Legal Studies’ Senior Lecturer Dr Nicola Henry published an article in The Conversation titled ‘University sexual assault policies are often ‘inconsistent’ and ‘confusing‘ In the article, Dr Nicola Henry comments on the issue of… Continue Reading

Matthew Groves and Dan Meagher Join La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School would like to warmly welcome two leading public law academics this semester.  Professor Matthew Groves Professor Matthew Groves joined La Trobe University in late 2016.  Prior to that, he worked at Monash University for 15 years.… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Sara Smyth featured on LIV podcast: Cyber-security, a fast growing concern for lawyers and clients

From the ‘Sony hack’ that brought down a movie mogul, to the email hacking that turned the US presidential election on its head, cyber-security is fast becoming a critical area of concern for lawyers and their clients. In a recent… Continue Reading

Top Oz Day honours for talented law student

By Lauren Mitchell There are plenty of layers to Khayshie Tilak Ramesh. We’re meeting the law student in her lunchbreak at the Australian Geographic shop to talk about being named Bendigo’s 2017 Young Citizen of the Year. It’s soon evident,… Continue Reading