In Conversation: Hannah Robert & Anna Clark discussing Paved with Good Intentions

For the launch of  Paved with Good Intentions in October, we had planned an ‘In Conversation’ session between the author and launch-ee Hannah Robert and the illustrious launch-er (and author of no less than six books of her own), Dr… Continue Reading

Book Launch: Paved with Good Intentions: Terra Nullius, Aboriginal Land Rights and Settler-Colonial Law

On 23 November 2016, La Trobe Law School would like to invite you to the launch of Hannah Robert’s new book called Paved with Good Intentions: Terra Nullius, Aboriginal Land Rights and Settler-Colonial Law. Abstract Over a century before Mabo… Continue Reading

Shining a light on hidden places

By Nicole Shackleton Professor Patrick Keyzer, Dr Emma Henderson, Stephanie Falconer, Patrick McGee and I are very excited that our work on the United Nations Communication for Mr M. has come to the public’s attention. The Communication was a team… Continue Reading

Case Note: North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency Ltd v Northern Territory

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By Alicia Robson-Garth and Lily Neilson In November 2015, the High Court rejected a challenge to the controversial paperless arrest powers in the Northern Territory. These powers, conferred by the Police Administration Act 1978 (NT) (“the Act”) allow police officers to… Continue Reading