Health Law: Frameworks and Context

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell, Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe Law School, has recently published a book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context, with Cambridge University Press (2017). Professor Farrell has co-authored the book with Professor John… 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

Conference of the Law, Literature and Humanities Association of Australasia: Dissents and Dispositions (Call for papers)

Dissent and disposition are both relational. To dissent is to disagree and be at variance: to refuse an established order, to diverge from orthodoxy, to oppose, critique, quarrel and rearrange. If political dissent is commonly understood as speaking truth to… 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

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 congratulates Professor Anne-Maree Farrell on her recent academic achievements!

Professor Anne-Maree Farrell has recently been elected as a visiting fellow for 2016-17 at Wolfson College, and appointed as a research visitor at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. In addition to this, Professor Anne-Maree Farrell was… Continue Reading

Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi Presents at the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference

On 5 April 2016 Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School, presented a paper titled ‘Conceptions of Justice in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Family Justice’ at the University of Lancaster Law School, during the Annual Socio-Legal… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #3: Theorising Sovereign Debts

Staff Seminar Maria Giannacopoulos La Trobe Law

In the third La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2016, Dr Maria Giannacopoulos, Senior Lecturer at Flinders Law School will theorise the discourse of sovereign debt in Australia and Greece. Abstract In this talk Maria Giannacopoulos theorises Australia’s colonial history… Continue Reading

Dr Fiona Kelly to appear before the Federal Parliamentary Friendship Group for LGBTIQ Australians

Fiona Kelly La Trobe Law

Dr Fiona Kelly, Associate Professor of La Trobe Law School, has been invited by Senator Janet Rice to participate in a panel discussion before the federal Parliamentary Friendship Group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Australians. The Panel… Continue Reading

Current Issues and Recent Developments in the Fight against Tobacco

Mark Greenwold from Yale Lae School and Georgetown, lectures at La Trobe Law School.

By Mark Greenwold Tobacco-related disease is the largest preventable cause of death in the world. In the twentieth century tobacco killed 100 million people worldwide. Currently, more than 6 million people worldwide die of tobacco-related disease every year and the… Continue Reading