La Trobe Law School – Higher Degree Research Scholarships (x 8)

La Trobe Law School is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2017. We have a vibrant and supportive research culture dedicated to research excellence. Our doctoral students benefit from a wide variety of professional development opportunities within the School and within… Continue Reading

Death at the Margins of the State

Last week, La Trobe Law School lecturers, and Associate Members of the Centre of Health Law & Society, Dr Laura Griffin and Marc Trabsky, travelled to the University of Bath in the United Kingdom to present papers at the Centre… Continue Reading

Trustees’ Bare Legal Title: Concept or Misconception?

Recently, La Trobe Law School Associate Lecturer Tobias Barkley published an article in the Australian Property Law Journal titled: Trustees’ Bare Legal Title: Concept or Misconception? Abstract There is a widespread idea that trustees hold a ‘bare’ or ‘dry’ title,… Continue Reading

Fatima Kanji wins the Law School heat of the Three Minute thesis competition!

La Trobe Law School congratulates Fatima Kanji (Winner) and Perla Guarneros Sanchez (Runner Up), in the Law School heat of the Three Minute thesis competition.  The 3MT©  competition is an exhilarating exercise, where Higher Degree Research students have three minutes… Continue Reading

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