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

Short course: Refugee Law in Context

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

The ‘Refugee Law in Context’ short course explores aspects of Australian refugee law and policy in a regional and international context. It examines the international and domestic legal frameworks for dealing with refugees. It also considers the political and social… Continue Reading

Book Review: International Criminal Justice by Gideon Boas and Pascale Chifflet

Recently, Michael G. Karnavas reviewed International Criminal Justice by LLS Professor Gideon Boas and LLS lecturer Pascale Chifflet on his website. He gave the newly published book a very positive review: “In International Criminal Justice, Boas and Chifflet attempt, among… 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

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

Why do we need to know more about dispute resolution in China?

By Huaning Gu In Australia, China often feels far away with a different social system, legal system and culture. So why is there a need for Australians to inform themselves about Chinese dispute resolution? Mediation in China: an old tradition… Continue Reading

La Trobe law student Heath Mitchell discusses running the Law School race, the shifting face of the economy, and his recent experience at the United Nations

By Heath Mitchell Being a dedicated law student is a tough up-hill battle, there is no avoiding this reality. Yet, if you have the stamina to pull through the challenges, and get back up time and time again, opportunities and… Continue Reading

Savitri Taylor in The Monthly: ‘For a rights-based response to asylum seekers’

Savitri Taylor La Trobe Law School Immigration

On 28 April 2017, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Savitri Taylor published a piece called ‘For a rights-based response to Asylum Seekers Australia must work towards a medium-term solution‘, together with academics Klaus Neumann, Anne McNevin, Antje Missbach, and… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Sara Smyth interviewed on ABC Radio National Law Report

On 2 May 2017, Associate Professor Sara Smyth joined Damien Carrick on ABC Radio National’s Law Report to talk about how groups like the military, police, terror groups and criminals currently use drones, and how drones might be used in the… Continue Reading

Staff Seminar: International Law in Australian Public Debate

In this staff seminar, Dr Madelaine Chiam will present a paper titled, ‘International Law in Australian Public Debate’. Abstract The debate over the Trump administration’s missile attacks on Syria demonstrates how governments are now routinely expected to provide international legal… Continue Reading