Auckland Law School
How we pre-package victims of domestic violence
26 February 2020
Opinion: A jury didn't accept an abused woman killed her partner in self-defence. Julia Tolmie asks what this says about attitudes to women in violent relationships.
New law appointment makes history
18 February 2020
Congratulations to Associate Professor Amokura Kawharu (Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Whatua), for her appointment as the next president of the New Zealand Law Commission.
Law students triumph at global mediation contest
14 February 2020
A team from Auckland Law School have triumphed at the world’s largest mediation competition, held in Paris this month.
Inaugural Chair in Health Law appointed
11 February 2020
Auckland Law School is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Jaime King as the inaugural John and Marylyn Mayo Chair in Health Law.
Te Pae Tawhiti: chance for Māori and the Crown to reconcile after Wai 262
5 February 2020
Opinion: With mātauranga Māori and taonga, it’s time for Māori and the Crown to do the mahi – together, writes Jayden Houghton. The formal response to the Wai 262 claim is a good first step.
Award for significant analysis of judicial decision
31 January 2020
Professor Craig Elliffe has received the inaugural Patron's Award for Judicial Engagement from the Australasian Tax Teachers Association.
Can kaitiakitanga save the planet?
20 December 2019
Opinion: There's no legal requirement for states to care for the Earth. But we must take responsibility and kaitiakitanga is the key, writes Klaus Bosselmann.
Staff and alumni newly appointed Silks
6 December 2019
Attorney-General David Parker has appointed Professor Janet McLean, from Auckland Law School, a Queen’s Counsel (QC). She joins alumni Stephen Hunter and Jonathan Temm as newly appointed Silks.
Your A-Z guide to impeachment
6 December 2019
Opinion: Bill Hodge from the Law School has produced an A-Z guide to impeachment and the controversies around Trump’s presidency that may see the process proceed.
Posthumous degree awarded, 54 years on
3 December 2019
The family of an Auckland solicitor who died in a climbing accident in 1965, before being capped with his Master of Laws, are pleased he has received a posthumous LLM.
Graduate selected as Obama Leader
21 November 2019
Tongan-born, New Zealand-raised, lawyer, model, and activist, Lanu Faletau, has been named as an Obama Foundation Leader for the Asia-Pacific Region.
University of Auckland welcomes Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden
5 November 2019
Some of the challenges New Zealand faces in health, environment, culture, science, and engineering will be addressed thanks to nearly $22 million awarded to the University of Auckland from the Marsden fund.