Dr Julia Dehm joins La Trobe Law School

Recently, Dr Julia Dehm joined La Trobe Law School as a Lecturer. Her research addresses international climate change law and regulation, transnational carbon markets and the governance of natural resources as well as human rights issues. Her PhD thesis on… 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

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

Information & Advocacy: The Lifeblood of a Functioning National Disability Insurance Scheme

By Darren O’Donovan The notion of choice – the ability to choose and plan the delivery of your supports is fundamental to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The central goal upon its creation was a shift from the rationed, top… Continue Reading

Paige Yap on her Placement with The Salt Foundation: “It helped me refocus on what areas I would excel at.”

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by Claire Thomas Paige Yap is completing her final year for her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She was placed with The Salt Foundation, which is a not-for-profit organisation that provides programs to promote a state of physical, social and… Continue Reading

Stolen Lives: The Need to Recognise International Parental Child Abduction as a Stand-Alone Crime

Renata Romeo La Trobe Law School

By Renata Romeo The story of Sally Faulkner, the Brisbane mother at the centre of the botched attempt to recover her two children, Lahela, 5 and Noah, 3 from a bus stop in downtown Beirut, highlights the futile predicament parents… Continue Reading

Recent Article by Associate Professor Savitri Taylor in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

La Trobe Law School academic, Associate Professor Savitri Taylor, recently published ‘The Myth of Transit: the Making of a Life by Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia’ in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies with Swinburne researchers Robyn Sampson and… Continue Reading

The Lawyering for Change report by Agata Wierzbowski

CLC Fellow 2015 2014 La Trobe University La Trobe Law School Agata Wierzibowski

Agata Wierzbowski, a solicitor at the Consumer Action Law Centre and the Community Legal Centre Fellow of 2014/2015, recently released The Lawyering for Change Report. Agata was hosted by La Trobe Law School while she completed initial research for the project in early 2015. The Lawyering… Continue Reading