Call for Papers for ALTA 2015 at La Trobe Law School

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The Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) annual conference will be held at La Trobe Law School, City Campus, Melbourne on 16 – 18 July 2015. The theme of this year’s conference is “Legal Education and Access to Justice”. Invited speakers include… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on the Alignment of the Interests of Clients and the Public Interest in Strategic Litigation

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Client Interest, and Public Interest. She writes that the interests of clients and the public interest do not always align in strategic litigation. She… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on ‘Vancouver: Taking ‘The Plunge’ into Justice’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Vancouver: Taking ‘The Plunge’ into Justice. She writes about her conversations in Vancouver with the Community Legal Assistance Society, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, West… Continue Reading

Book Launch: Patrick Keyzer et al, Access to International Justice (2014)

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Head of School at La Trobe Law School, has co-edited with Vesselin Popovski and Charles Stamford, Access to International Justice (Routledge). The edited collection examines the idea of access to justice in both domestic and international law. He has co-written a chapter… Continue Reading

Professor Patrick Keyzer and Professor Mary Anne Noone Talking about ‘Social Change Lawyering’ on ABC Radio National

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Head of School, and Professor Mary Anne Noone, Director of Programs and Coordinator of Clinical Legal Education at La Trobe Law School, appeared last night on Big Ideas on ABC Radio National. Professor Keyzer and Professor Noone joined Professor Simon… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Academics Research ‘Family Violence in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities’

In a recent article in the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 2015, Volume 26, Part 1, Dr Alikki Vernon and Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi from the La Trobe Law School, along with Helen Cleak and Tom Fisher examine how family relationship centres respond… Continue Reading

Agata Wierzbowski on ‘Listening to CLC Stories, and Celebrating Successes’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Listening to CLC Stories, and Celebrating Successes. She writes that in her conversations with Community Legal Centres across Victoria and New South Wales… Continue Reading

‘Keeping Them Honest – How community legal centres can better use strategic casework to enhance institutional accountability’

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre The 2014/2015 Community Legal Centre Fellow, Agata Wierzbowski (Consumer Action Law Centre), joined La Trobe Law School in January 2015 to work on a research project on strategic casework in community legal centres in Victoria. Agata… Continue Reading