The Coherence of Statutory Interpretation Symposium

The Centre for Legislation, Its Interpretation and Drafting has conducted its first highly successful Symposium. The ‘Coherence of Statutory Interpretation’ Symposium was attended by the judiciary, barristers, government legal counsel, and scholars from across Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. … Continue Reading

We need to talk about not talking about voluntary assisted dying

By Steven Tudor This year or next, Victoria is likely to get a law that will allow a person, at their request, to be helped to kill themselves, provided they have only a few weeks or months to live and… Continue Reading

Could you really go to jail for highlighting text in a PDF?

 Yesterday’s reporting of leaked private information shocked the public – and triggered further debate on how we go about constructing and overseeing the management of data and personal information. Reading that the mobile numbers of virtually all Australia’s serving MPs,… Continue Reading

Matthew Groves and Dan Meagher Join La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School would like to warmly welcome two leading public law academics this semester.  Professor Matthew Groves Professor Matthew Groves joined La Trobe University in late 2016.  Prior to that, he worked at Monash University for 15 years.… Continue Reading

Nicola Henry mentioned on the ABC News website

On 25 November 2016, La Trobe Legal Studies Senior Lecturer Dr Nicola Henry was mentioned in an ABC news article titled ‘Sextortion: When blind love ends in blackmail‘. In the article, Dr Nicola Henry commented on how she is involved… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law Assists Australian Taxation Office with its Professional Development

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Earlier this year La Trobe Law School, together with the support of the University, established the Centre for Legislation, Its Interpretation and Drafting. The purpose of the Centre is to foster excellence in legislation, its interpretation and drafting. The Patron… Continue Reading