What if magistrates courts delivered a different kind of justice?

By Kirsty Duncanson, Stephanie Falconer, Emma Henderson, and Nicole Shackleton Magistrates Courts are the engine rooms of the Australian criminal justice system.  Ninety six percent of Australian criminal cases are heard in magistrates’ courts.  Most of these cases are heard… Continue Reading

Victorian Post-graduate Criminology Conference 2017: registration now open with a call for abstracts

You are warmly invited to register for the 2017 Victorian Post-graduate Criminology Conference to be held on July 7th at Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins St, Docklands. This is a free event with catering provided, supported by… Continue Reading

Seminar recording: Online/offline sexual violence, activism and justice

The Online/offline: sexual violence, activism, and justice seminar was recorded on 25 November 2016. It draws together leading international and national scholars in the field of sexual violence to examine current practice, progress, and challenges in sexual violence justice and… Continue Reading

Online/offline: sexual violence, activism and justice – public lecture and panel discussion

By Rachel Loney-Howes On the 25th of November 2016 – on the International Day to End Violence against Women, no less, which is the first of 16 days of activism to end violence against women ending on December 10th, International… Continue Reading

Nicola Henry mentioned on the ABC News website

On 25 November 2016, La Trobe Legal Studies Senior Lecturer Dr Nicola Henry was mentioned in an ABC news article titled ‘Sextortion: When blind love ends in blackmail‘. In the article, Dr Nicola Henry commented on how she is involved… Continue Reading

Dr Anne-Maree Farrell, Dr Darren O’Donovan, Dr Fleur Beaupert and Dr Maria Elander Join La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School would like to warmly welcome four new academics this semester: Dr Anne-Maree Farrell Dr Anne-Maree Farrell is Professor and Chair of Health Law and Society and an ARC Future Fellow. She joined La Trobe University Law School… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #7: The Figure of the Victim in International Criminal Justice, the case of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

In the seventh staff seminar, Dr Maria Elander will present a paper titled ‘The Figure of the Victim in International Criminal Justice, the case of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia’. Abstract In international criminal justice, victims appear… Continue Reading