Associate professor Savitri Taylor: The International Governance of Forced Migration

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Recently, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Savitri Taylor published a chapter in a book titled, “The International Governance of Forced Migration” in A. Burke and R. Parker (eds) Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Sara Smyth interviewed on ABC Radio National Law Report

On 2 May 2017, Associate Professor Sara Smyth joined Damien Carrick on ABC Radio National’s Law Report to talk about how groups like the military, police, terror groups and criminals currently use drones, and how drones might be used in the… 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

The prohibition on torture: An essential element of national security policies

By Darren O’Donovan What does it take to believe torture works? Why do we as a society often debate hypothetical ticking time bomb scenarios, and what does it say about our public discourse that they are so prominent? In this… Continue Reading

Global Change, Peace and Security – General Call for Papers

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Global Change, Peace and Security is published by Routledge in association with the School of Law, La Trobe University, Australia. The journal is now accepting manuscripts for possible publication. Visit the GCPS webpage for additional information about the journal, instructions… Continue Reading

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Global Change, Peace and Security: Western Sahara: The Role of Resources in its Continuing Occupation

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In international law, the right to self-determination is of erga omnes status, that is, it is a right recognised and accepted by the international community as a whole. This international law principle is enshrined in the United Nations Charter (art… Continue Reading