La Trobe Law Senior Lecturer Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi presents at the Dispute Resolution Section Conference

Recently, La Trobe Law School Senior Lecturer Lola Akin Ojelabi attended and presented at the American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section Conference on April 21 2017. She was part of a panel on ‘Comparative Views of the Mediator’s Role in… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly speaks at the Talking Justice Conference: “Are we doing enough to protect transgender children?”

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly was an invited speaker at the Talking Justice conference at the Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. In its the fourth year, Talking Justice brings together some of the country’s finest writers, lawyers, activists and commentators tackle some… Continue Reading

Dr Kerstin Steiner joins La Trobe Law School

Dr Kerstin Steiner has recently joined La Trobe Law School as an Associate Professor of Law. Kerstin’s research interests include the study of Southeast Asian legal systems, touching on issues such as: comparative law methodology when undertaking Southeast Asian legal… Continue Reading

Professor Gideon Boas on interviewed on ABC’s The World Today

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

On 8 May 2017, Professor Gideon Boas was interviewed on ABC News’ The World Today. In the interview, Professor Gideon Boas comments on how recent reforms in Victoria might affect rape trials. Listen to the full interview on the ABC… Continue Reading

Savitri Taylor in The Monthly: ‘For a rights-based response to asylum seekers’

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

On 28 April 2017, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Savitri Taylor published a piece called ‘For a rights-based response to Asylum Seekers Australia must work towards a medium-term solution‘, together with academics Klaus Neumann, Anne McNevin, Antje Missbach, and… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Sara Smyth interviewed on ABC Radio National Law Report

On 2 May 2017, Associate Professor Sara Smyth joined Damien Carrick on ABC Radio National’s Law Report to talk about how groups like the military, police, terror groups and criminals currently use drones, and how drones might be used in the… Continue Reading

Judiciaries as Tools of Illiberalism – Approaching the Turkish Case

On Wednesday 3 May La Trobe Law School’s Dr Oz Susler will be joining academics from Deakin University: Dr David Tittensor, Professor Ihsan Yilmaz, and Mr Tezcan Gumus at a panel event at Deakin University to discuss the implications of… Continue Reading

15 May 2017: La Trobe Law School Wellbeing Week 2017 announced!

La Trobe Law School has just confirmed that will be running the second edition of Wellbeing Week in 2017! If you sometimes feel like law school is doing your head in, you are not the only one. Research indicates that… Continue Reading

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