Our people in the news

As well as featuring on the University website News and Opinion pages, our people feature in the news, and comment on various legal topics. Here is a selection of commentaries by and about them from the general media.

Bill Hodge
31 March 2019
Bill Hodge comments on how the man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has lodged a formal complaint in prison, saying he has been deprived of his basic rights.

Auckland Law School students
27 March 2019
Auckland Law School students have won the world's largest commercial mediation competition.

Mark Henaghan
26 March 2019
Mike Henaghan comments on the Malcolm Rewa case and how he could face life in prison without parole.

Nikki Chamberlain
26 March 2019
Nikki Chamberlain comments on the rise of class action law in NZ.

Bill Hodge
21 March 2019
Bill Hodge comments on the possible use of an anti-terrorism law.

17 March 2019
Bill Hodge says it would be risky for the Crown to attempt to use terrorism laws to try the accused , and he would instead expect them to pursue multiple murder charges against the accused.

Auckland Law School alumna
16 March 2019
A NZ Herald feature on Law School alumna Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann.

Bill Hodge
9 March 2019
Bill Hodge is quoted on potential outcome for Mark Taylor.

Michael Littlewood
8 March 2019
Michael Littlewood comments on the efforts of bureaucrats to catch up with tax dodgers.

Auckland Law School alumna
5 March 2019
Pania Newton on saving Ihumatao from development.

Auckland Law School sponsorship
27 February 2019
Simmonds Stewart launched its 2019 techlaw intern programme in conjunction with the Law School.

Bill Hodge
26 February 2019
Bill Hodge comments on Rouxle Le Roux’s recent “cavalier attitude” and current actions put her home detention at risk.

Jane Kelsey
22 February 2019
Jane Kelsey quoted on issues with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in the National Business Review.

Craig Elliffe
19 February 2019
Craig Elliffe comments on the Government’s proposal to tax on multinational digital companies, ‘jurisdictions are fed up with multi-national companies operating without a tax footprint’.

Kenneth Palmer
19 February 2019
Kenneth Palmer comments on the Thames-Coromandel District retrospective flooding hazard notice on Richmond Villas, that there have been cases where Councils have ended up liable for damages.

Amokura Kawharu
10 February 2019
Amokura Kawharu expresses an opinion on what an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy for New Zealand should look like.

Jane Kelsey
2 February 2019
Jane Kelsey comments on issues with global rules that prevent governments from regulating Big Tech’s activities in NZ and globally.

1 February 2019
Jane Kelsey is mentioned for her criticisms of the CPTPP in an article about the view that climate change considerations should come before trade.

Craig Elliffe
1 February 2019
Craig Elliffe is mentioned as part of the Tax Working Group who have presented their final report.

David V Williams
1 February 2019
News about David V Williams being inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Craig Elliffe
1 February 2019
News about Craig Elliffe being awarded the 2018 NZ Law Foundation International Research Fellowship Te Karahipi Rangahau ā Taiao.

Jane Kelsey
27 January 2019
Jane Kelsey demands more information from the government on digital privacy.

Auckland Law School alumnus
27 January 2019
Talk of a new centrist green political party started by alumnus Vernon Tava.

Bill Hodge
26 January 2019
Bill Hodge comments on the case of Massey University journalism lecturer Grant Hannis who was sentenced for indecent assault at a rest home.

Auckland Law School alumni
18 January 2019
Andrew Becroft profiled.

16 January 2019
Kerensa Johnston’s appointment to the Board Chair for Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga.

Mai Chen
16 January 2019
Mai Chen profiled.