La Trobe Law Graduate Jake Breheny wins Supreme Court Prize

Recently, La Trobe Law graduate Jake Breheny was one of seven Victorian students to win the Supreme Court Prize. The Prize winners were announced by Justice Mark Weinberg AO during an exclusive ceremony at the Supreme Court Library, and where… Continue Reading

Find Your Foundation: 10 Tips on Writing Research Essays

La Trobe Law School recently ran a Legal Skills Workshop of 2017 on writing research essays. Organised throughout the semester, these workshops aim to sharpen your legal and professional skills and provide you with some handy tips for your law… Continue Reading

Legal skills 101 workshops: broaden your legal and professional skills

This semester, La Trobe Law School will be hosting its Legal Skills 101 Workshops in collaboration with the La Trobe Law Students Association. Make sure to attend these sessions, as they can be an enormous aid in sharpening the skills… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Sara Smyth featured on LIV podcast: Cyber-security, a fast growing concern for lawyers and clients

From the ‘Sony hack’ that brought down a movie mogul, to the email hacking that turned the US presidential election on its head, cyber-security is fast becoming a critical area of concern for lawyers and their clients. In a recent… Continue Reading

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

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

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in the Herald Sun

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La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Herald Sun newspaper on 22 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mothers’ rights always beat a donor’s‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on how single mothers should… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School academics Jill Murray and Anthony O’Donnell awarded $450,000 by the Australian Research Council (ARC)

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La Trobe Law School academics Jill Murray and Anthony O’Donnell are amongst a group of 11 leading labour law and industrial relations scholars awarded $450,000 by the Australian Research Council (ARC) in its latest round of funding. The money will… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in The Courier Mail

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La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Courier Mail newspaper on 6 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mums go online to track men who donated sperm‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on the… 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