Staff Seminar: International Criminal Justice – are we at a crisis point?

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

In this staff seminar, Professor Gideon Boas will present a paper titled, ‘International Criminal Justice – are we at a crisis point?’. Abstract The International Criminal Court was to be the great bastion of international criminal justice, but 15 years into… Continue Reading

Law School Seminar: Unconstitutional constitutional provisions

In the first staff seminar of 2017, Dr Ridwanul Hoque will present a paper titled ‘Unconstitutional constitutional provisions’. Abstract The doctrine of basic structure (BSD) in South Asian constitutionalism allows the constitutional courts to declare a constitutional amendment unlawful. BSD (called… Continue Reading

Public lecture: Kerstin Steiner on the tangled web of politics, economics and law: the crisis management of 1MDB scandal

In this public lecture, La Trobe Law School’s Associate Professor Kerstin Steiner will present a paper titled ‘The Tangled Web of Politics, Economics and Law: The Crisis Management of 1MDB Scandal’. Abstract In 2015, allegations of mismanagement of funds in… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #8: Access to Justice under the National Disability Insurance Scheme

In the eighth staff seminar, Dr Darren O’Donovan will present a paper titled ‘Access to Justice under the National Disability Insurance Scheme’. Abstract The legal framework of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is remarkably complex: purporting to harmonise core principles… 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

LLS Staff Seminar #1: When the Damages Run Dry: The Borderlines of Tort, Injury Compensation and Social Security

Dr Genevieve Grant Monash

In the first La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2016, Dr Genevieve Grant, Lecturer at Monash Law School will discuss her research on tort law, ‘double dipping’ and special circumstances review decisions of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Abstract Tort… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #9: Defining Legal Capacity in Light of Article 12 CRPD: What is and what isn’t an exercise of legal capacity?

Anna Arstein-kerslake La Trobe University Staff Seminar

In the ninth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, will discuss the boundaries of legal capacity and its relevance for The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).… Continue Reading

Upcoming Staff Seminars at La Trobe University

La Trobe Law School La Trobe University

  Staff Seminar #9: Defining Legal Capacity in Light of        Article 12 CRPD: What is and what isn’t an exercise of       legal capacity?   Date: Wednesday 2 September Time: 12.45am to 2.00pm Venue: ED2 318, Education Boardroom Cost: Free RVSP: Registration is required on… Continue Reading