La Trobe Law School lodges Complaint on Behalf of Mr. S.

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A team of academics from the La Trobe Law School has today lodged a Complaint to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) regarding allegations of violations of Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Academic’s Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee featured on ABC

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La Trobe Law School academics and students have recently made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee alleging violations of Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The complaint to the UN was… Continue Reading

Enforcement Mechanisms for Improving Australia’s Compliance with Decisions of the United Nations Human Rights Petition System – Part 2

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By Professor Patrick Keyzer (Head of La Trobe Law School) and Darren O’Donovan (Senior Lecturer in Law at La Trobe Law School, from June 2016) In our previous blog we discussed the Australian Government’s response to UNHRC decisions in a… Continue Reading

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How can Australia Improve its Record of Compliance with the United Nations Human Rights Petition System?

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The Head of La Trobe Law School, Professor Patrick Keyzer, and Dr Darren O’Donovan, who will be joining La Trobe Law School as a Senior Lecturer in May 2016, recently published a co-written book chapter discussing the relationship between Australia… Continue Reading