Auckland Law School
Revoking citizenship just global NIMBYism
23 February 2021
Opinion: Australia revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen labelled a terrorist has made the woman an NZ problem. John Ip argues the move is legalised NIMBYism.
The remaking of the financial system
17 February 2021
Opinion: The wild fight over the GameStop (GME) stock may seem amusing, but it reflects the sheer depth of feeling against banks and hedge funds, writes Matt Bartlett.
Taxing issues skillfully argued in Greg Everard Memorial Moot
15 February 2021
This year’s problem was based on a live case scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court, specially whether a particular financial arrangement was tax avoidance.
Taxing residential properties: Is it time to pull the lever?
31 January 2021
Trying to slow the rapid increase in house prices may involve a whole suite of policy measures, says Professor Craig Elliffe.
Celebrating a treaty banning nuclear weapons
26 January 2021
On Friday 22 January 2021, Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth and Dr Anna Hood from Auckland Law School, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, hosted an event to celebrate the entry into force of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Facebook and Twitter: no angels of democracy
19 January 2021
Opinion: Applaud the social media silencing of Donald Trump if you must, but be careful what you wish for, writes Matt Bartlett.
Finding inspiration from industry insights
8 December 2020
Participating in the Women’s Law Mentoring Programme has been a valuable learning experience for fourth-year Law student Ashley Ah Poe.
US Election 2020: Is American democracy too polarised to survive?
26 November 2020
Opinion: Donald Trump's power won’t prove authoritarian enough to compel the other branches and levels of government to undermine the election, writes Associate Professor Tim Kuhner.
The cruel violence of ‘kindness’ and ‘unity’
19 November 2020
Opinion: Dylan Asafo argues it’s impossible to govern for "all New Zealanders” in an exceptionally unequal society like ours and that there is no honest middle ground.
Study to recognise and protect independent public service, awarded Marsden
11 November 2020
Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, has awarded $660,000 to Professor Janet McLean QC for her research project Reconstitutionalising the Public Service in Westminster systems.
Government terms: three years or four?
4 November 2020
Opinion: While sceptical about extending the government term by a year, Ed Willis says it's a debate worth having. Here, he outlines some structure for that debate.
Funding for research into Pacific experiences of the criminal justice system
30 October 2020
A research project that aims to capture the experiences of Pacific people in New Zealand’s Criminal Justice System, has received funding of more than $250,000 from the Michael & Suzanne Borrin Foundation.