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

Professor Ugo Pagallo speaks at La Trobe Law School

Professor Ugo Pagallo, Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Turin and a leading international scholar on law and technology, presented a seminar at La Trobe Law School on regulatory models and options for Artificial Intelligence. Guests joining the seminar… Continue Reading

Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising Gender in Legal Accounts of Addicted Agency

On Tuesday 1 August 2017, Dr Kate Seear, ARC DECRA Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University presented a Research Seminar for the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School. Kate’s presentation, Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising… Continue Reading

High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

On Monday 31st July 2017, Dr Gaëlle Krikorian presented at a Centre for Health Law and Society Research Seminar at La Trobe Law School. Dr Krikorian is based at the Interdisciplinary Research Institute on Social Sciences, Politics and Health (IRIS),… Continue Reading

Hannah Robert speaks about new book, “Baby Lost” on ABC Life Matters

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

Recently, LLS lecturer Hannah Robert was featured on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters, where she spoke about her new book called ‘Baby Lost’, where Hannah writes about what it means when a death occurs inside your body, but you survive:… Continue Reading

Head of School Patrick Keyzer mentioned in The Australian

Patrick Keyzer

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Head of La Trobe Law School, appeared in The Australian newspaper on 16 August 2017 in an article titled ‘Barnaby Joyce in strife, legal experts say ‘. Patrick commented on how section 44(i) might impact Barnaby Joyce’s future in parliament. Read the… Continue Reading

Winter School in Shanghai: Introduction to Chinese Law

La Trobe Law School, in cooperation with Shanghai University Law School, will offer a Winter School Subject – Introduction to Chinese Law in Shanghai – in November/December 2017. Enrolment will be limited to a maximum of 40 students. Introduction to… Continue Reading

CHLS Annual Public Lecture: The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law

The Centre for Health Law and Society would like to invite you to its annual Lecture on ‘The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law’. Synopsis Since the mid-19th century, the dead body in the Western imagination has… Continue Reading

Why should you be a social justice lawyer?

Recently, at La Trobe Open Day, La Trobe Law School welcomed the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Legal Network Coordinator Melanie Book to speak to our students about what a day in the life of a social justice lawyer at the… Continue Reading

Health Law: Frameworks and Context

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell, Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School, has recently published a book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context, with Cambridge University Press (2017). Professor Farrell has co-authored the book with Professor John… Continue Reading