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

A Look Inside a LIV internship by Ashley Ambesi: “LIV is a fantastic resource for students at the beginning of their legal careers!”

Ashley Ambesi La Trobe Law School LIV internship

By Ashley Ambesi When I first began law school, I mainly knew of the Law Institute of Victoria through the Law Institute Journal – a handy publication full of succinct legal articles that helped me when writing legal essays .… Continue Reading

Fiona Kelly Interviewed on ABC 774’s Evenings with Lindy Burns

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

Last night, Dr Fiona Kelly, Associate Professor, La Trobe Law School, joined Lindy Burns on ABC 774’s Evenings with Lindy Burns to talk about Victoria’s new law that will retrospectively open anonymous sperm donor records. The law passed Parliament in February 2016 and will… Continue Reading

Law Week 2016: ‘Donor Conception: from Anonymity to Openness’: 19 May 2016

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An Insight into Donor Linking and the Law in Victoria La Trobe University will be co-hosting a Law Week Twilight Seminar with the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority on 19 May. The seminar will address Victoria’s new donor linking legislation… Continue Reading

Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi Presents at the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference

On 5 April 2016 Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School, presented a paper titled ‘Conceptions of Justice in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Family Justice’ at the University of Lancaster Law School, during the Annual Socio-Legal… Continue Reading

Hannah Robert Appears on ‘Is Nothing Sacred? on Joy 94.9

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

Last month, La Trobe Law School lecturer Hannah Robert appeared on an episode of Is Nothing Sacred?, airing on Joy FM radio station. In ‘College Girls’, five La Trobe University PhD students summarised the subjects of their thesis and answered questions… Continue Reading

Dr Fiona Kelly to appear before the Federal Parliamentary Friendship Group for LGBTIQ Australians

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

Dr Fiona Kelly, Associate Professor of La Trobe Law School, has been invited by Senator Janet Rice to participate in a panel discussion before the federal Parliamentary Friendship Group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Australians. The Panel… Continue Reading

Hannah Robert at the 2015 Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School Lecturer, Hannah Robert will give a paper at the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference 2015 this week, which is hosted at the University of Adelaide Law School. Hannah Robert will present a paper titled ‘A Tale of Two… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly in The Conversation: “The Retrospective Opening of Victoria’s Sperm Donor Records: Do Contact Vetoes Work?”

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

On 9 December 2015, La Trobe Law School Associate Professor Dr Fiona Kelly and Swinburne academic Dr Deborah Dempsey, published an article in The Conversation titled ‘The Retrospective Opening of Victoria’s Sperm Donor Records: Do Contact Vetoes Work?‘ In the article, Fiona and… Continue Reading