Book launch event: Health Law: Frameworks and Context

The Victorian Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy MP, will be launching Professor Anne-Maree Farrell’s new book, Health Law: Frameworks and Context (Cambridge University Press, 2017) on Thursday 9 November, 5-6.30pm at La Trobe’s City Campus, 360 Collins St, Level 20.… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law academic Hannah Robert publishes Paved with Good Intentions: Terra Nullius, Aboriginal Land Rights and Settler-Colonial Law

Last night, Readings Carlton welcomed a warm crowd including legal and history academics, lawyers, colleagues, and family and friends for the launch of Hannah Robert‘s first book, a legal history examining settler-colonial ideas of Aboriginal land rights, property and ‘wasteland’.… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #2: Love and Law in the Colonial Archive: Reflections on Australian Breach of Promise of Marriage Cases

Dr Alecia Simmonds La Trobe Law School

In the second La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2016, Dr Alecia Simmonds, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Law at UTS will analyse Breach of Promise cases from the nineteenth century to examine the relationship between marriage… Continue Reading