Book launch event: Health Law: Frameworks and Context

The Victorian Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy MP, will be launching Professor Anne-Maree Farrell’s new book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context (Cambridge University Press, 2017) on Thursday 9 November, 5-6.30pm at La Trobe’s City Campus, 360 Collins St, Level 20.… Continue Reading

What’s the Use of Public Interest Advocacy?

Abstract Looking back at three major cases he was involved in as a public interest advocate, Ray reflects on the ongoing questions: what’s the use of public interest advocacy and does it have a place at law school? The cases… Continue Reading

Dr Ross Jones joins the Centre for Health Law and Society!

Dr Ross Jones has just joined the Centre for Health Law and Society as an Associate. He held research and teaching positions at both the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney after completing his PhD at Monash University… Continue Reading

Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising Gender in Legal Accounts of Addicted Agency

On Tuesday 1 August 2017, Dr Kate Seear, ARC DECRA Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University presented a Research Seminar for the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School. Kate’s presentation, Addiction Veridiction: Mobilising… Continue Reading

High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

On Monday 31st July 2017, Dr Gaëlle Krikorian presented at a Centre for Health Law and Society Research Seminar at La Trobe Law School. Dr Krikorian is based at the Interdisciplinary Research Institute on Social Sciences, Politics and Health (IRIS),… Continue Reading

CHLS Annual Public Lecture: The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law

The Centre for Health Law and Society would like to invite you to its annual Lecture on ‘The Future of Human Mortality: Death, Technology and the Law’. Synopsis Since the mid-19th century, the dead body in the Western imagination has… Continue Reading

Health Law: Frameworks and Context

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell, Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School, has recently published a book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context, with Cambridge University Press (2017). Professor Farrell has co-authored the book with Professor John… Continue Reading

CHLS Seminar: High Prices of Medicines and The Regulation of Intellectual Property in Europe

Abstract The recent arrival of Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAAs) against Hepatitis C in Europe has opened up an unprecedented debate about the price of medicines. It has highlighted a much greater systemic problem which goes beyond the cost of DAAs. It… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School – Higher Degree Research Scholarships (x 8)

La Trobe Law School is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2017. We have a vibrant and supportive research culture dedicated to research excellence. Our doctoral students benefit from a wide variety of professional development opportunities within the School and within… 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