Earlier this year La Trobe Law School, together with the support of the University, established the Centre for Legislation, Its Interpretation and Drafting. The purpose of the Centre is to foster excellence in legislation, its interpretation and drafting. The Patron… Continue Reading
Dr Darren O’Donovan, together with Assistant Professor Narelle Bedford (Bond University) will present a paper at the 2016 National Administrative Law Conference, organised by the Australian Institute of Administrative Law. The paper, abstract below, addresses the conference’s overall theme of… Continue Reading
Welcome to the second staff snapshot for 2015. Each month we will interview a La Trobe Law School academic about their research interests and career trajectories. Today’s post features Jeffrey Barnes, Senior Lecturer, who teaches, researches and writes about statutory interpretation and administrative law.… Continue Reading
In a recent article in the Australian Journal of Administrative Law, Volume 22, Issue 3, Dr Jeffrey Barnes, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School examines a method for analysing cases of statutory interpretation and its application to any area of law, particularly administrative law.
On 25 February 2015, Dr Jeffrey Barnes attended a high-level Advisory Group Workshop, organised under the auspices of the Council of Australian Law Deans, at The University of Melbourne. Attendees included High Court of Australia and Supreme Court judges, legal practitioners… Continue Reading