LAWHONS 728 - Studies in Public Law

Credit points: 20 points
Offered: Full-year
Contact hours: Lectures - 2 hours per week
Course Coordinator: Professor Janet McLean

Course description

This seminar is concerned with topics across public law.  The first semester seminars will be led by the lecturer and will address some of the more contentious issues in public law including the effectiveness of the New Zealand Bill of Rights model in comparative perspective, declarations of inconsistency, proportionality doctrine, equality jurisprudence, the relationship between constitutional and administrative law,  contracted out public services, tikanga in the constitution and theoretical  reflections on the NZ public law system. Student papers may be written in any area of public law and will be presented in the second semester.


100% on-course assessment. Individual components to be advised by the lecturer at the commencement of the course.