Auckland Law School
What do we mean when we say ‘family violence’?
29 February 2024
Opinion: Carrie Leonetti explains why lumping violent and sexual crime in with domestic arguments and mental health crises under the term ‘family harm’ is problematic.
Scholarships empower law alumni
28 February 2024
Boosted by Borrin Foundation scholarships, law alumni are heading overseas to pursue postgraduate pursuits.
Academics weigh in on Smith v Fonterra
9 February 2024
The Supreme Court's nod to a case against top polluters signals that the Court is united in its acceptance of the existential challenges posed by climate change, say two law scholars.
NZ’s legal obligations to the world court ruling on Israel
31 January 2024
Opinion: New Zealand's commitment to the rule of international means it is legall obliged to support and also go beyond the UN court’s findings on Gaza, writes Treasa Dunworth.
Auckland debaters make their mark in Vietnam
18 January 2024
The new year heralded success for a squad of debaters at the world's largest debate competition.
The ‘Mrs P’ case highlights the crisis in our Family Court
17 January 2024
Opinion: Many women and children, whose true claims of abuse are disbelieved or dismissed, never get their High Court victory, says Carrie Leonetti.
ACT's quest for regulatory reform
15 January 2024
ACT’s attempt at regulatory reform in Aotearoa New Zealand has failed three times already, Emeritus Professor Jane Kelsey asks what’s different now.
Academic explores protection of reproductive choices
13 December 2023
We can freeze eggs and sperm, undergo in-vitro, or choose sterilisation or contraception, but if something goes wrong, the path to justice is complicated, says Dr Anna Broadmore.
No Paine no gain: law student wins gold
30 November 2023
Jack Paine sprinted through sweltering heat to win gold at the Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Connection at the heart of law student’s work to empower Māori
30 November 2023
With a focus on “connecting the disconnected”, fourth-year student Caleb Brothers is working to empower iwi and hapū and improve outcomes for Māori.
The pseudoscience of ‘parental alienation syndrome’
15 November 2023
Opinion: Thousands of children will go to bed tonight in the court-ordered care of violent fathers because a judge accepted a diagnosis of a non-existent disorder, says Carrie Leonetti
Rhodes to success: students head to Oxford
8 November 2023
Rhodes Scholarship recipients Karan Kalsi and Frances Wright are set to undertake postgraduate studies at Oxford.