LLS Staff Seminar #7: Family Violence – Should restorative Justice be Part of Law’s Response?

David Moore La Trobe University

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.

#ALTA2015 Storified!


The 2015 ALTA Conference took place at La Trobe Law School’s city campus last week. The theme of this year’s conference was Legal Education and Access to justice. It took place over a weekend full of engaging lectures and events, including the LSA 2015 Leo… Continue Reading

#ALTA2015 Day 2 Wrap Up


By Craig Over and Sabrina Tolsma We began Day 2 of #ALTA2015 with parallel sessions. The ‘Equity and Accessibility in Legal Education’ panel explored different models for clinical legal education in law schools. Mandy Shircore outlined the program available to regional students located in… Continue Reading

Lola Akin Ojelabi on Alternative Dispute Resolution Ethics and Issues of Justice and Quality

Currently on Outside Studies Program, Lola Akin Ojelabi has spent six weeks in California talking to alternative dispute resolution practitioners about issues of justice and quality in mediation practice. The research replicates a similar research conducted in Australia with the… Continue Reading

Latest Research from La Trobe Law Academics on Alternative Dispute Resolution

In a recent volume of the University of New South Wales Law Journal, 2015, Volume 38, Issue 2, Lillian Corbin (UNE), Professor Paula Baron and Judy Gutman write about ‘ADR Zealots, Adjudicative Romantics and Everything in Between: Lawyers in Mediations’. The thematic component of the… Continue Reading