Public Event: ‘Legally Defensible? A Legal Examination of Refugee Policies and Associated Implications’

On 18 February 2016, at La Trobe Law School’s City Campus, the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) will be hosting Labor MP Anna Burke and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young as they discuss their parties’ refugee policies and plans. Joining them in discussion… Continue Reading

The Necessity of Women as Peace Makers and Resolution 1325

Sofia Todorova La Trobe Law School ALHR

By Sofia Todorova The United Nations Association of Australia’s (UNAA) biannual conference was held in Canberra in August 2015.  The conference this year was a celebration of sorts as it marked the 70th anniversary of the United Nations (UN). I… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Launches Secretariat for Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

The Honourable Justice Michael Kirby officially launched La Trobe Law School’s relationship with the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) on Friday 17 July 2015 at the Australian Law Teachers Association Conference. La Trobe Law School is pleased to announce that Ms… Continue Reading

#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