Judiciaries as Tools of Illiberalism – Approaching the Turkish Case

On Wednesday 3 May La Trobe Law School’s Dr Oz Susler will be joining academics from Deakin University: Dr David Tittensor, Professor Ihsan Yilmaz, and Mr Tezcan Gumus at a panel event at Deakin University to discuss the implications of… Continue Reading

Law School Seminar: Unconstitutional constitutional provisions

In the first staff seminar of 2017, Dr Ridwanul Hoque will present a paper titled ‘Unconstitutional constitutional provisions’. Abstract The doctrine of basic structure (BSD) in South Asian constitutionalism allows the constitutional courts to declare a constitutional amendment unlawful. BSD (called… Continue Reading

Matthew Groves and Dan Meagher Join La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School would like to warmly welcome two leading public law academics this semester.  Professor Matthew Groves Professor Matthew Groves joined La Trobe University in late 2016.  Prior to that, he worked at Monash University for 15 years.… Continue Reading

Megan Davis on the Issue of Constitutional Recognition

By Thomas Weston The Law Institute of Victoria’s Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Lunch opened with a sobering statistic: In 2015, the gender pay gap in legal services was as great as 34.3%. Dame Roma Mitchell, a pioneer of women’s rights,… Continue Reading