LLS Staff Seminar #11: “From Their Graves”: The Theme of Burial in the Work and Life of F W Maitland

Edward Mussawir La Trobe Law Griffith Law School

In the final La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Ed Mussawir will discuss the theme of burial in the works of the lawyer and historian, Frederic William Maitland. Abstract This paper focuses on the ‘grave’ in the scholarship of… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #7: Family Violence – Should restorative Justice be Part of Law’s Response?

David Moore La Trobe University

In the seventh La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr David Moore will discuss the use of “restorative justice” in cases involving family violence and sexual offences.

LLS Staff Seminar #6: Exploring Empirical Examinations of Race and Gender in Alternative Dispute Resolution Studies

In the sixth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Ellen Waldman, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, will explore how race and gender appear in empirical examinations of Alternative Dispute Resolution Studies. Abstract The celebrated author (and early bohemian feminist)… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #4: The Moving Location of Empire: History, Anthropology and the Living Archive of International Law

In the fourth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Luis Eslava, Lecturer in International Law at Kent Law School will examine the relationship between international law and imperialism in the context of the Bantu Experiment. Abstract Borrowing insights… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #3: Discretionary Decision Making in Family Law – Legal Rule, Legitimate Guideline or Something Else?

In the third La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Associate Professor Lisa Young, School of Law, Murdoch University will examine the topic of discretionary decision making in family law. Abstract Family law is a jurisdiction characterised by discretionary decision making.… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #2: Social Rights and Markets: Sovereignty, Market Building and Labour Law in the African Union

In the second La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Diamond Ashiagbor, Professor of Labour Law, SOAS, University of London will interrogate the social dimension of regional economic integration: how markets may be embedded within, constituted by, and ameliorated through the ‘social’,… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #1: Product Piracy! – What Makes a ‘Decent Infringer’, What Makes a ‘Pirate’ And Why Should we Care?

In the first La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Dr Christoph Ann, Chair for Corporate and IP Law at TUM School of Management and Munich Intellectual Property Law Center will discuss the problem of counterfeit products, what makes… Continue Reading