Surveillance and Privacy in the Digital Age: An innovative approach to learning about privacy

La Trobe Law School offers a cutting edge masters degree in Cybersecurity Law, with some subjects from this degree also being made available as electives to other masters students or our JD program. One of these subjects, “Surveillance and Privacy in the Digital Age”, is… Continue Reading

The Coherence of Statutory Interpretation Symposium

The Centre for Legislation, Its Interpretation and Drafting has conducted its first highly successful Symposium. The ‘Coherence of Statutory Interpretation’ Symposium was attended by the judiciary, barristers, government legal counsel, and scholars from across Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. … Continue Reading

Ann Wardrop and David Wishart Present at the Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference

La Trobe Law School academics Dr Ann Wardrop and Dr David Wishart, presented a paper titled ‘Regulating Corporate Culture: An Extraordinary Development’ at the Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference at the University of New South Wales from 31 January 2016… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Student Presents at the 28th Australasian Tax Teachers Association Conference

John Tretola La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School PhD student, Mr John Tretola, presented a paper titled ‘Comparing the Canadian and Australian General Anti-avoidance Rules’ at the 28th 2016 Australasian Tax Teachers Association (ATTA) Conference at the University of New South Wales in Sydney… Continue Reading

#ALTA2015 Storified!


The 2015 ALTA Conference took place at La Trobe Law School’s city campus last week. The theme of this year’s conference was Legal Education and Access to justice. It took place over a weekend full of engaging lectures and events, including the LSA 2015 Leo… Continue Reading

Final program for ALTA 2015 released!


Inequality of access to legal services is a significant problem in Australia.  What role can law schools play in meeting legal needs? These are the burning questions of the 2015 ALTA conference edition. With the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG,… Continue Reading