Auckland Law School
The racism behind NZ’s inaction in the Pacific
18 September 2020
Opinion: Dylan Asafo asks why the New Zealand Government is doing nothing in the face of major human rights and climate change crises in the Pacific Islands.
Using the law as a tool for freedom
14 September 2020
Peter Williams reflects on his legal journey from Auckland Law School to his current role helping to free people trapped in slavery.
The charity conundrum: should Family First get the same status as Greenpeace?
1 September 2020
Opinion: Jane Calderwood Norton and Jordan Grimmer examine our charity laws.
Where are our hate speech laws?
28 August 2020
Opinion: More than a year after justice minister Andrew Little described New Zealand’s hate speech laws as ‘woefully inadequate’, nothing has come of the legislative reform that was promised, writes Dylan Asafo.
Law students receive support to compete at global mediation competition
28 August 2020
Shortland Chambers gives $10,000 of sponsorship to help Auckland Law School students to compete in the ICC Mediation Competition in Paris.
Covid-19: The ‘choices’ Māori and Pasifika don’t have
27 August 2020
Opinion: Dylan Asafo looks at the 'choices' Māori and Pasifika don't have during this pandemic, highlighting their current lack of human rights in New Zealand.
Top law student receives commemorative Stephanian Prize
26 August 2020
The global pandemic could not thwart a prizegiving ceremony for an award, established to celebrate kindness and friendship.
Lockdown ‘only a little bit’ unlawful
20 August 2020
Opinion: The legal challenge over lockdown is a final step to protect the health of the community in a lawful and appropriate way, writes Edward Willis.
Leaving the ‘battered woman’ trope behind
12 August 2020
Opinion: The Ruddelle case judgment reflects recognition of how women in abusive relationships are caught in social and systemic entrapment, writes Julia Tolmie.
Should Aotearoa have a wealth tax?
10 August 2020
Opinion: The recent announcement by the Green Party of a proposed wealth tax raises many important questions about the taxation system, writes Craig Elliffe.
Heading to the High Court
30 July 2020
The Auckland Law School congratulates alumni Justice Susan Thomas and Justice Neil Campbell on their recent promotions.
28 July 2020
Opinion: “What is pragmatic and what might be principled does change from one era to another.” David Williams on private land, grievances, and Ihumātao.