Legal Personhood in International Labour Law: The Domestic Worker

Jill Murray La Trobe Law

By Jill Murray The earlier series of posts about the concept of legal personhood, from the corpse to the refugee to the trustee, highlight the important role that law plays in defining and constructing conceptions of personhood, and the ways in which these… Continue Reading

Professor Paula Baron on ‘Neoliberal Workplace Cultures, Women, and the End of Work-Life Balance’

Paula Baron La Trobe Law School

Professor Paula Baron, Chair of Common Law at La Trobe Law School spoke on the weekend at the Open Embodiments: Locating Somatechnics conference at the Center for Critical Studies of the Body at The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Her paper was titled ‘The Disembodied:… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #2: Social Rights and Markets: Sovereignty, Market Building and Labour Law in the African Union

In the second La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Diamond Ashiagbor, Professor of Labour Law, SOAS, University of London will interrogate the social dimension of regional economic integration: how markets may be embedded within, constituted by, and ameliorated through the ‘social’,… Continue Reading

Dr Jill Murray on a History of IR Reviews in The Conversation

Dr Jill Murray, Associate Professor and Reader at the La Trobe Law School, recently discussed the forthcoming review by the Productivity Commission on workplace laws in The Conversation. Jill wrote that ‘[t]he PC inquiry, and the government’s terms of reference, assume there are problematic… Continue Reading