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

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly speaks at the Talking Justice Conference: “Are we doing enough to protect transgender children?”

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly was an invited speaker at the Talking Justice conference at the Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. In its the fourth year, Talking Justice brings together some of the country’s finest writers, lawyers, activists and commentators tackle some… Continue Reading

Wellbeing Week 2017: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – Exercise during Law School

Exercise. It’s a love hate relationship. More so if you are a time poor law student. It is often the last thing we want to think about when we’re balancing multiple deadlines and stress levels are high. But are we… Continue Reading

Dr Kerstin Steiner joins La Trobe Law School

Dr Kerstin Steiner has recently joined La Trobe Law School as an Associate Professor of Law. Kerstin’s research interests include the study of Southeast Asian legal systems, touching on issues such as: comparative law methodology when undertaking Southeast Asian legal… Continue Reading

2017 Wellbeing Week Schedule Released!

You can tell by the weary looks from students and staff around the Law School that it is close to exam time, otherwise known as the ‘heads-down’ end of semester. It’s around this time of semester that you may feel… Continue Reading

Honorary Justice Michael Kirby celebrates 25th anniversary of La Trobe Law School

On the evening of 4 May 2017, Honorary Justice Michael Kirby was a panel member for La Trobe University’s bold thinking lecture on Health, Law and Sexuality. He was joined by fellow panel members Professor Gary Dowsett (Director of ARCSHS),… Continue Reading

Professor Gideon Boas on interviewed on ABC’s The World Today

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

On 8 May 2017, Professor Gideon Boas was interviewed on ABC News’ The World Today. In the interview, Professor Gideon Boas comments on how recent reforms in Victoria might affect rape trials. Listen to the full interview on the ABC… 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

15 May 2017: La Trobe Law School Wellbeing Week 2017 announced!

La Trobe Law School has just confirmed that will be running the second edition of Wellbeing Week in 2017! If you sometimes feel like law school is doing your head in, you are not the only one. Research indicates that… Continue Reading

CHLS Research Seminar: No Sweat: Leveraging Science to Cultivate Lasting Exercise Motivation and Behaviour Change

Abstract Despite over 30 years of marketing and promoting exercise to the general population the majority are still not regularly physically active. Have you ever wondered why it is that most people choose not to move given the multitude of… Continue Reading