Melissa Castan

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3800

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Citations Sources and References: Through the Quagmire of Legal Footnoting

(2012) 37(1) Alternative Law Journal 50
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Melissa Castan and Becky Batagol
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 214 (154,886)

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Legal education, referencing, citations

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From Supergirl to Invisible Woman: The Divide between Student Perception and Professional Reality in Corporate Legal Practice

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, p. 138, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2011
Melissa Castan and Jeannie Marie Paterson
Monash University - Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 178 (183,349)

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supergirl, invisible woman, women, corporate legal practice, student perception, law firms, under-representation, gender, law schools

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Constitutional Deficiencies in the Protection of Indigenous Rights: Reforming the 'Races Power'

(2011) 7(25) Indigenous Law Bulletin 12
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 174 (187,021)

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indigenous, constitution, races power, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, non-discrimination, agreement making power

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Interconnectedness, Multiplexity and the Global Student: The Role of Blogging and Micro Blogging in Opening Students’ Horizons

(2012) 20 Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association 177-188
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Kate Galloway, Kristoffer Greaves and Melissa Castan
Griffith Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 152 (209,833)

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Law Students, Law School, Legal Education, Social Media

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Does the Right to Birth Registration Include a Right to a Birth Certificate?

Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Vol. 29, No. 4, p. 434, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Paula Gerber, Andy Gargett and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Independent and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 134 (232,250)

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birth certificate, birth registration, Convention on the Rights of the Child, ICCPR, Indigenous, international human rights law, United Nations Human Rights Committee, United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

6.

The Right to Universal Birth Registration

Chapter 1 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future Leaders, Melbourne, Australia
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2015
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 121 (250,945)

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Human Rights, Indigenous, Birth registration, Birth Certificate, ICCPR

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Early Optimism? First-Year Law Students' Work Expectations and Aspirations

Legal Education Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Monash University - Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne - Law School, Monash University - Faculty of Education, Monash University - Faculty of Education and University of Newcastle
Downloads 119 (254,109)

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law school, students, lawyers, women, admission, universities, practical legal skills, first-year, career, undergraduate

8.

Constitutional Recognition, Self-Determination and an Indigenous Representative Body

Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol 8, issue 19, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2015
Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 108 (272,365)

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Indigenous Recognition, Constitutional Law, Public Law, Representative Body, Self-Determination, Indigenous law

9.

Human Rights Landscape in Australia

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 85 (318,263)

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Human Rights, Australia, High Court of Australia, Australian Human Rights

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Blended Learning in the Law Classroom: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of an Intervention in the First Year Curriculum

Legal Education Review: Vol. 27, Iss. 1, Article 13, 2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2018
Melissa Castan and Ross L. Hyams
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 81 (327,627)

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Legal Education, Blended Learning, Higher Education

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A Charter of (Some) Rights ... For Some?

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, p. 132, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Melissa Castan and David Yarrow
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 79 (332,418)

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Charter of Rights, Human Rights, Victoria, Self-determination

12.

Extending Public Law: Digital Engagement, Education and Academic Identity

(2015) 25 Legal Education Review
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Melissa Castan and Kate Galloway
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Griffith Law School
Downloads 74 (345,275)

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Public law, Legal education, academic practice, auto-ethnography, social media

13.

Gatecrashing the Research Paradigm: Effective Integration of Online Technologies in Maximising Research Impact and Engagement in Legal Education

(2013) 6(1/2) Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association 83.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Kate Galloway, Kristoffer Greaves and Melissa Castan
Griffith Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 71 (353,259)

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legal education, social media, research, impact, engagement, metrics, altmetrics

14.

Practice Meets Theory: Using Moots as a Tool to Teach Human Rights Law

(2012) 62(2) Journal of Legal Education 298-310
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 70 (356,012)

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moot, legal education, law students, human rights, law school curriculum, African Human Rights Moot, Inter-American Human Rights Moot, Castan Centre Human Rights Moot

15.

Indigenous Australians’ Access to Birth Registration Systems: A Breach of International Human Rights Law?

17(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights 55
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Melissa Castan, Paula Gerber and Andy Gargett
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Independent
Downloads 69 (358,755)

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Human Rights, Indigenous, International Law, Birth certificate, birth registration

16.

New Rules and Record Keeping: Supporting Redress for Victims of Child Abuse

Alternative Law Journal, Vol.41(1), 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Moira Paterson and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 59 (388,691)

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Record Keeping, Archives, Child Abuse, Discovery, FOI, Privacy, Child Protection, Evidence

17.

Lawyers’ Conduct and Social Media: Tips and Traps

2012 Precedent
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2015
Melissa Castan and Oyiela Litaba
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University
Downloads 55 (401,965)

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A Right to Birth Registration in the Victorian Charter? - Seek and You Shall Not Find

Monash University Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Andy Gargett, Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Independent, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 55 (401,965)
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indigenous Victorians, birth registration, human rights, Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

19.

International and Comparative Indigenous Rights via Videoconferencing

Legal Education Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 238, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Dec 2010
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, University of Oklahoma - College of Law, Monash University - Faculty of Law, Monash University - Faculty of Law and University of Saskatchewan - College of Law
Downloads 50 (419,261)

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indigenous rights, international law, indigenous issues, law course, videoconference

20.

The Recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Teaching of Federal Constitutional Law

Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association (2014) Vol 7 No 1 & 2, p 87
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 49 (422,932)

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Indigenous Peoples, Constitution, Australia, Commonwealth of Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, reform

21.

Closing the Gap on the Constitutional Referendum

Indigenous Law Bulletin (2013) Volume 8, Issue 4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 49 (422,932)

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Indigenous, Constitutional Law, Referendum, Recognition

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Achieving Universal Birth Registration for Indigenous Australians: Recommendations from the Victorian Law Reform Commission

(2014) 8(14) Indigenous Law Bulletin 11
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 47 (430,344)

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birth registration, birth certificate, Indigenous, identity, civil registration, vital statistics, Regulatory law

23.

The Way Forward

Chapter 12 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future leaders, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2015
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 26 (526,613)

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Indigenous, Human Rights, birth registration, birth certificates, law reform

24.

The Need for Reform of Australia's Birth Registration Systems

Ron Levy et al, New Directions for Law in Australia: Essays in Contemporary Law Reform (ANU Press 2017)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 23 (544,710)

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Birth registration, legal identity, Indigenous Rights, Birth Certificate

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Registering the Births of Indigenous Australians in Victoria

Chapter 3 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future Leaders, Melbourne, Australia.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2015
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 23 (544,710)

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Indigenous, Human Rights, Birth registration, Birth certificate

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Teaching Native Title

(1997) 8(1) Legal Education Review 75
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Melissa Castan and Jenny Schultz
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Law Faculty, Monash University
Downloads 21 (557,106)

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Indigenous, legal education, native title, first year law, higher education

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Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights and the Victorian Charter: A Framework for Reorienting Recordkeeping and Archival Practice

12 Archival Science 213-234 (2012) (Published online, December 2011, DOI 10.1007/s10502-011-9164-z)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Melissa Castan and Julie Debeljak
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 20 (563,340)

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Indigenous Records, Indigenous Archives, Indigenous Human Rights, Victorian Charter, Indigenous Culture

28.

Towards a Taxonomy of Legal Education Research

Ben Golder, Marina Nehme, Alex Steel and Prue Vines (eds), 'Imperatives for legal education research: then, now and tomorrow', Routledge, 2020
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2020
Kate Galloway, Melissa Castan and Alex Steel
Griffith Law School, Monash University - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (595,461)

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Legal Education, Taxonomy, Research, Legal Research, Education Research

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Re-Evaluating Legal Citation in a Digital Landscape

Legal Information Management, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp. 190-205, September 2017
Posted: 16 Feb 2018
Melissa Castan and Kate Galloway
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Griffith Law School

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Digital Citations, Legal Education, Digital Scholarship, Legal Citations

30.

Australian Indigenous Legal Issues in Popular Culture

Law and Popular Culture in Australia, eds Melissa de Zwart, Bernadette Richards and Suzanne Le Mire, 2015
Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law

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Legal theory, Indigenous Australians, Law, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, popular culture, film,