Auckland Law School
A life less ordinary
11 June 2019
Lau Saili was the first family member on his Samoan side to attend university. Now he's the Acting Director of Strategy for Space, Aerospace and Defence Industry Development for the Queensland Government’s Economic Development Agency.
Pene Mathew: legal challenges
4 June 2019
One of the challenges for the new Dean of the Auckland Law School, Professor Pene Mathew, will be how artificial intelligence could affect the legal profession.
Dame Helen Winkelmann: Chief Justice for all
31 May 2019
New Zealand's new Chief Justice Dame Helen Winkelmann is drawing attention to diversity issues.
Black lives matter
30 May 2019
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere is a central message in two public lectures by a visiting Nigerian criminologist, coming up in June.
Visit by renowned expert on privacy and freedom of expression
30 May 2019
How do we ensure the data privacy protection of our digital selves? Or strike a balance between reputation and freedom of expression? Professor Anne S.Y. Cheung addresses these questions and others in her lectures this month.
Law Student Awards mark success
14 May 2019
The who’s who of the legal profession, law school staff, students and their friends and families, gathered together to celebrate student success.
Graduate values water
30 April 2019
Water should not be a labelled as a ‘free’ resource according to University of Auckland graduating student Hannah Watson.
Who's afraid of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?
15 April 2019
Opinion: Disapprove of Julian Assange if you will but remember that his fundamental rights and freedoms must be protected. Professor Marianne Franklin, Visiting Fellow at the Department of Commercial Law, University of Auckland Business School examines the issues.
System still flawed for care abuse survivors
10 April 2019
Opinion: MSD’s historic claims compensation process for survivors of abuse in state care remains flawed despite recent changes, writes Dr Stephen Winter.
Why Tongan has no word for human rights
8 April 2019
Opinion: Dr Melenaite Taumoefolau examines the gulf between modern and traditional Tongans and explains why the language has no term for human rights.
Tech giants could risk all on exposed Achilles heel
29 March 2019
Opinion: Big Tech corporations’ ubiquity and wealth can make them seem untouchable, but they have a weakness. Professor Susan Watson examines their Achilles heel.
Eviction from paradise: Tourism and land grabs
27 March 2019
Booming tourism in the Global South has led to widespread infringements on local rights to land and resources, often with devastating impacts on livelihoods.