Hannah Robert speaks about new book, “Baby Lost” on ABC Life Matters

Hannah Roberts La Trobe Law School

Recently, LLS lecturer Hannah Robert was featured on ABC Radio National’s Life Matters, where she spoke about her new book called ‘Baby Lost’, where Hannah writes about what it means when a death occurs inside your body, but you survive:… Continue Reading

CHLS Seminar: Addiction Veridiction: mobilising gender in legal accounts of addicted agency

Abstract In this presentation, Dr Kate Seear explores the question of whether and in what ways the law and legal processes work to stabilise addiction as a health problem or ‘disease’. She also explores the associated gender implications of these… Continue Reading

Top Oz Day honours for talented law student

By Lauren Mitchell There are plenty of layers to Khayshie Tilak Ramesh. We’re meeting the law student in her lunchbreak at the Australian Geographic shop to talk about being named Bendigo’s 2017 Young Citizen of the Year. It’s soon evident,… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in the Herald Sun

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Herald Sun newspaper on 22 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mothers’ rights always beat a donor’s‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on how single mothers should… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in The Courier Mail

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Courier Mail newspaper on 6 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mums go online to track men who donated sperm‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on the… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly speaks at the Law Council of Australia’s National Family Law Conference

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly was an invited speaker at the Law Council of Australia’s National Family Law Conference at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19 October. In a presentation titled “Parenting Disputes of the Future?”, Fiona discussed the… 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

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

‘Transgender Children and the Family Court’ – Associate Professor Fiona Kelly at 2015 LSAANZ Conference

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

La Trobe Law School academic, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, presented a paper last week at the annual Australian and New Zealand Law and Society Association Conference at Flinders Law School in Adelaide. The flyer for the conference can be accessed, here. Abstract A rapidly… Continue Reading

Fiona Kelly Answers Questions about IVF and Donor Conception in The Conversation @ConversationEDU

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

Last month, readers of The Conversation were invited to submit questions about IVF and donor conception to a panel of eminent scholars. Dr Fiona Kelly, Senior Lecturer, at the La Trobe Law School was invited to provide answers to questions relating to… Continue Reading