Recent Publications by Associate Professor Fiona Kelly

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Recently, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Fiona Kelly published two academic articles entitled, “The family law implications of early contact between sperm donors and their donor offspring” and “The court process is slow but biology is fast’: Assessing the… Continue Reading

Careers Connect Fair 2017

The La Trobe Law Students’ Association extends a warm invitation to our students to be a part of our 2017 Careers Connect Fair. Participating organisations include the Victorian Law Reform Commission, Victorian Government Solicitors, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, Victoria… Continue Reading

Legal Eagle “Falconer” Edition No 2: Randa Rafiq – La Trobe Law Students’ Association

As the Secretariat for Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), Randa provides a range of new resources to ALHR which greatly enhance their ability to promote, practice and protect universally accepted standards of human rights throughout Australia and overseas. As… Continue Reading

Wills & Wishes team executes 100th free will

By Ann Strunk It’s worth celebrating when you deliver an innovative legal service that uses an Australia-first model and delivers a century milestone. Over the past 10 months, 36 students built and delivered a legal service that gives City of… Continue Reading

Campbell Smith: “It’s inspiring to be surrounded by people who come to work passionate about making the working lives of young Victorians better.”

By Campbell Smith I began a placement at the Young Workers Centre as part of the Public Interest Law Practice elective at the beginning of 2016. Based at Trades Hall in Carlton, the Young Workers Centre’s mission is to provide… Continue Reading

Paige Yap on her Placement with The Salt Foundation: “It helped me refocus on what areas I would excel at.”

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by Claire Thomas Paige Yap is completing her final year for her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She was placed with The Salt Foundation, which is a not-for-profit organisation that provides programs to promote a state of physical, social and… Continue Reading

Dr Francine Rochford writes in The Bendigo Advertiser

Dr Francine Rochford appeared in The Bendigo Advertiser newspaper on 25 October 2016, in an article titled ‘On people as property‘. Dr Rochford wrote about what ‘people as property’ means in a legal context. She will also speak about this… Continue Reading

101 Law Skills Seminars: Essential Tools for Exam Success

This year, La Trobe Law School ran a range of 101 Law Skills Workshops to help students sharpen their key legal skills. We then summarised these, sharing the top tips for your law school career. If you have missed these… Continue Reading

Dr Anita Mackay joins La Trobe Law School: “It’s an exciting time to be a law student.”

Recently, Dr Anita Mackay joined La Trobe Law School as a lecturer and the school’s JD coordinator. Having spent seven years in Canberra working for the Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Mackay brings a wealth of experience to La Trobe Law School,… Continue Reading

Public Panel Event: “Free Trade Agreements: What’s In It For Australian University Graduates?”

La Trobe Law School, is pleased to invite you to the “Free Trade Agreements: What’s in it for Australian University Graduates?” Public Panel event, on 21 September 2016. Australia’s trade landscape has recently been populated with some significant free trade… Continue Reading