Recent Publication on Coronial Law and Spatial Justice

In ‘Walking With the Dead: Coronial Law and Spatial Justice in the Necropolis’, Marc Trabsky, Lecturer, La Trobe Law School, “explores a spatial history of the office of coroner in the nineteenth century”. He “examines how the movements of the… Continue Reading

Current Issues and Recent Developments in the Fight against Tobacco

Mark Greenwold from Yale Lae School and Georgetown, lectures at La Trobe Law School.

By Mark Greenwold Tobacco-related disease is the largest preventable cause of death in the world. In the twentieth century tobacco killed 100 million people worldwide. Currently, more than 6 million people worldwide die of tobacco-related disease every year and the… 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

New issue of Law in Context: ‘Legal History Turns’

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

This Special Issue of Law in Context concerns legal history turns – that is, new directions or volte-faces in legal history and its interdisciplinarity. Legal history turns include deviations from historically-situated interpretations and practices in law and legal scholarship. The… Continue Reading

Marc Trabsky on Coronial Architecture and Memories of the Dead

Marc Trabsky La Trobe Law School

In ‘The Custodian of Memories: Coronial Architecture in Nineteenth-century Melbourne’, Marc Trabsky, Lecturer at La Trobe Law School and Editor of the Law and Justice blog, explores the development of coronial architecture as a distinctive genre of legal architecture in Australia… Continue Reading

Marc Trabsky on ‘Institutionalising the Public Abattoir in Nineteenth Century Colonial Society’

Marc Trabsky La Trobe Law School

Marc Trabsky, Lecturer at La Trobe Law School has recently published an article on the history of the public abattoir in a Special Issue of the Australian Feminist Law Journal, 2014, Volume 40, Issue 2. In ‘Institutionalising the Public Abattoir in Nineteenth… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #4: The Moving Location of Empire: History, Anthropology and the Living Archive of International Law

In the fourth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Luis Eslava, Lecturer in International Law at Kent Law School will examine the relationship between international law and imperialism in the context of the Bantu Experiment. Abstract Borrowing insights… Continue Reading