Auckland Law School
US return to Trans-Pacific trade deal would open large can of worms for NZ
6 May 2021
Opinion: If the US decides to reactivate the original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, would there be another groundswell of opposition? Yes, explains Jane Kelsey.
US professor Jaime King eyes NZ healthcare law now she's here
30 April 2021
It’s been a slow journey but Professor Jaime King, a specialist in US healthcare law, is now at the University of Auckland.
David Williams: the pen theft story that stands the test of time
30 April 2021
Opinion: David Williams reflects on a moment in his life when the pen was indeed mightier than the sword.
Why moving Auckland Port would be an environmental disaster
9 April 2021
Opinion: Moving Auckland's port to Whangarei would dramatically increase greenhouse gas emissions when compared to existing port operations, writes David Grinlinton.
Dawn raids’ long racist shadow persists
8 April 2021
Opinion: Any apology for the 1970s dawn raids on Pacific people must be backed by real change on migration and challenging work against racism, writes Dylan Asafo.
Putting the genie back in the bottle: DNA databanks
31 March 2021
Calls by the Law Commission for changes to the Criminal Investigation (Bodily Samples) Act, including regulation of DNA databases, is a good start but sidesteps difficult, long unanswered questions in this area of law, says Associate Professor Carrie Leonetti.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.
Researchers and scholars at top of their fields elected as Fellows
11 March 2021
Six University of Auckland researchers are among the 27 new Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi Fellows and Ngā Ahurei Honore a Te Apārangi Honorary Fellows recently elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Law students triumph at mediation competition
9 March 2021
A team representing the University of Auckland Law School has won the 16th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, in an all women final against Bulgaria’s University of Sofia.
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.