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

Head of School Patrick Keyzer mentioned in The Australian

Patrick Keyzer

Professor Patrick Keyzer, Head of La Trobe Law School, appeared in The Australian newspaper on 16 August 2017 in an article titled ‘Barnaby Joyce in strife, legal experts say ‘. Patrick commented on how section 44(i) might impact Barnaby Joyce’s future in parliament. Read the… 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

Professor Patrick Keyzer on Drugs in sport and mitigating Client Risk

Recently, Head of La Trobe Law School Patrick Keyzer was featured on a LIV podcast on Drugs in sport and mitigating client risk. During the episode, Professor Patrick Keyzer speaks about the AFIRM research project that he is currently leading,… Continue Reading

LLS/AIAL (Victorian Chapter) Seminar: Judicial Review and Human Rights

La Trobe Law School would like to invite you to the next LLS/AIAL Seminar: “Judicial Review and Human Rights”. Abstract A breach of human rights or the grounds of judicial review are both claims in public law but they remain… Continue Reading

Professor Gideon Boas in the media

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

Recently, La Trobe Law’s Professor Gideon Boas made several media appearances speaking about Cardinal George Pell returning to Australia to face historical sex charges. On the World Today and in The Guardian, Professor Gideon Boas commented on the fact that… Continue Reading

The Fair Work Commission’s Decision on Casual and Part-Time Work

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray Last week on 5 July 2017 the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a significant decision in relation to casual work. (FWC [2017] FWCFB 3541) This blog looks at the ramifications of one aspect of the decision,… 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

A Second Life with a Second Language

By Huaning Gu English, for most overseas students, is a second language. My friend’s daughter was born in China. She has been struggling with English since she started as a primary school student in Australia. Recently, the school teacher persuaded… Continue Reading

Rethinking forensic mental health law

Last Friday La Trobe Law School lecturer Dr Fleur Beaupert presented a paper for a symposium on the topic of ‘The Harms and Fallacies of Medicine’ convened by Nexus: Monash Social Science, Humanities and Medicine Network. The symposium began with… Continue Reading