Natural Justice as a Concept in Chinese Law

Is there natural justice in China, and is the concept the same as in Australia? The answer depends on how we frame the question. If the question is whether there is a legal principle of natural justice adopted in statutes,… 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

ALHR invites you to the National Human Rights Conference: 17 – 18 February 2017

La Trobe Law School and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights are pleased to announce an exciting new development.  On 17 and 18 February 2017, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights will be hosting the inaugural Human Rights Conference in partnership with… Continue Reading

Fair Work Building & Construction: Entry Level Employment Opportunity for Law Graduates!

La Trobe Law School La Trobe University

The La Trobe University Careers & Employability recently published an Entry Level Employment Opportunity for a position at the Fair Work Building and Construction agency, which is an incredibly valuable opportunity for law graduates. We spoke to the FWBC’s Eddie… Continue Reading

How do you Launch a Law Career in the US? 5 Key Tips from US Lawyer Andrew David

Andrew David

On Thursday 7 April 2016, the La Trobe Law School welcomed Andrew David to present a seminar on practicing law in the US. We have summarised his top 5 tips for Australians wanting to launch their law career in US: 1. Understand… Continue Reading

The Lawyering for Change report by Agata Wierzbowski

CLC Fellow 2015 2014 La Trobe University La Trobe Law School Agata Wierzibowski

Agata Wierzbowski, a solicitor at the Consumer Action Law Centre and the Community Legal Centre Fellow of 2014/2015, recently released The Lawyering for Change Report. Agata was hosted by La Trobe Law School while she completed initial research for the project in early 2015. The Lawyering… Continue Reading

#ALTA2015 Storified!

#ALTA2015

The 2015 ALTA Conference took place at La Trobe Law School’s city campus last week. The theme of this year’s conference was Legal Education and Access to justice. It took place over a weekend full of engaging lectures and events, including the LSA 2015 Leo… Continue Reading