LLB Student Teagan Watson mentioned in The Australian

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Teagan Watson, a La Trobe Law School LLB student, appeared in The Australian on 19 August 2015 in an article titled ‘Women rule at regional campuses’. In the article, she talks about the current trend of feminisation at university campuses: The feminisation of university… Continue Reading

La Trobe University Students Receive Three Awards at 2015 Asia-Pacific Model United Nations

By Ashley Angus and Stephanie Falconer The 2015 Asia-Pacific Model United Nations saw outstanding participation from La Trobe University. Three students won awards for Best Delegate, Honourable Mention, and Best Director – the highest award possible. A team of 8 students… Continue Reading

Same-Sex Marriage Highlights Difference in Australian and United State Constitutional Arrangements

By Craig Over On June 6 the Supreme Court of the United States of America ruled in Obergefell v Hodges by a majority of 5:4 that a denial of marriage recognition of gays and lesbians was a denial of a fundamental… Continue Reading

The Meaning of “threat to the person’s life or liberty” in the Migration Act

By Craig Over In Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v WZAPN; WZARV v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2015] HCA 22, the High Court of Australia ruled that, under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth),‘a threat to the person’s life of liberty’… Continue Reading