Honorary degree recognises philanthropist Honourable Howard Nathan QC

The Honourable Howard Nathan QC has been awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Laws from La Trobe University in recognition of a lifetime of significant community service and philanthropy. La Trobe University Deputy Chancellor Deborah Radford presented the honorary degree… Continue Reading

Professor Patrick Keyzer on Drugs in sport and mitigating Client Risk

Recently, Head of La Trobe Law School Patrick Keyzer was featured on a LIV podcast on Drugs in sport and mitigating client risk. During the episode, Professor Patrick Keyzer speaks about the AFIRM research project that he is currently leading,… Continue Reading

LLS/AIAL (Victorian Chapter) Seminar: Judicial Review and Human Rights

La Trobe Law School would like to invite you to the next LLS/AIAL Seminar: “Judicial Review and Human Rights”. Abstract A breach of human rights or the grounds of judicial review are both claims in public law but they remain… Continue Reading

Professor Gideon Boas interviewed on The Project

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

On 23 June 2017, Professor Gideon Boas was interviewed on Channel Ten’s The Project. In the episode, Professor Gideon Boas speaks about the three ministers who recently avoided contempt charges after they apologised to the Victoria Supreme Court. View the… Continue Reading

Professor Gideon Boas on interviewed on ABC’s The World Today

Associate Professor Gideon Boas La Trobe Law School

On 8 May 2017, Professor Gideon Boas was interviewed on ABC News’ The World Today. In the interview, Professor Gideon Boas comments on how recent reforms in Victoria might affect rape trials. Listen to the full interview on the ABC… Continue Reading

Bendigo law student Tayla Anderson awarded John Koowarta Scholarship

Recently, Bendigo La Trobe Law student Tayla Anderson who was awarded the John Koowarta Scholarship, was featured in the Bendigo Advertiser. Ms Anderson is now in her fifth and final year of the double degree at La Trobe’s Bendigo campus… Continue Reading

Careers Connect Fair 2017

The La Trobe Law Students’ Association extends a warm invitation to our students to be a part of our 2017 Careers Connect Fair. Participating organisations include the Victorian Law Reform Commission, Victorian Government Solicitors, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, Victoria… Continue Reading

Dr Anita Mackay joins La Trobe Law School: “It’s an exciting time to be a law student.”

Recently, Dr Anita Mackay joined La Trobe Law School as a lecturer and the school’s JD coordinator. Having spent seven years in Canberra working for the Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Mackay brings a wealth of experience to La Trobe Law School,… Continue Reading

A Bigger Role for the Victorian Government in Relation to Insecure Work?

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray The Victorian government has set up an Inquiry into Labour Hire and Insecure Work, headed by Professor Anthony Forsyth of RMIT University. The Inquiry’s terms of reference note that the government’s law-making powers in relation to work… Continue Reading

The Lawyering for Change report by Agata Wierzbowski

CLC Fellow 2015 2014 La Trobe University La Trobe Law School Agata Wierzibowski

Agata Wierzbowski, a solicitor at the Consumer Action Law Centre and the Community Legal Centre Fellow of 2014/2015, recently released The Lawyering for Change Report. Agata was hosted by La Trobe Law School while she completed initial research for the project in early 2015. The Lawyering… Continue Reading