Recent Article by Marc Trabsky in the International Journal of Law in Context

Marc Trabsky La Trobe Law School

Coronial manuals first appeared in Australia in the nineteenth century. They differed from their English counterparts insofar as they addressed the problem of a paucity of technical knowledge and the difficulty of transmitting legal opinions across vast frontiers. One of the most notable manuals was… Continue Reading

New issue of Law in Context: ‘Contemporary Issues in Criminal Law’

This Special Issue of Law in Context has been edited by Dr Emma Henderson, and aims to explore contemporary issues in criminal law: “Coward’s-punch” manslaughter provisions; paperless arrest warrants; hooligan-partycrasher offences; bikie consorting laws; new bail provisions for domestic violence perpetrators;… Continue Reading

New issue of Law in Context: ‘Law and Love’

With Michael Kirby on the future of Law Schools. This Special Issue of Law in Context aims to explore the intersection of the ideal of love in our social imaginary and the rule of law in our political imaginary. Further… Continue Reading

New issue of Law in Context: ‘Ageing and the Law’

Law in Context Journal La Trobe Law School Ageing Legal History Turns

This Special Issue of Law in Context comprises six articles addressing some pressing issues of law and policy that arise from Australia’s ageing population. One article examines the legality of restraint of persons with dementia in Western Australia against the backdrop… Continue Reading

Law in Context Special Issue: Disability, Rights and Law Reform in Australia – Call For Papers

La Trobe Law School La Trobe University

Law in Context Special Issue: Disability, Rights and Law Reform in Australia – Recent Trends To be published in 2017 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (‘the Disability Convention’) which entered into force in May… Continue Reading