Auckland Law School
Law team mediate fashion flaws to score second place
21 September 2023
The University of Auckland clinched second place at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition.
PhD grad: from classroom whistleblower to govt adviser
20 September 2023
PhD graduate Auxentius Andry Yudhianto went from exposing classroom corruption in Jakarta to advising the government on legal reforms.
Indigenous voices important for law system to progress
20 September 2023
Law and arts graduate to use conjoint degree to serve Māori and Pacific communities.
Pene Mathew: from law dean to human rights leader
14 September 2023
Professor Pene Mathew, Dean of Law, has been appointed Human Rights Commissioner and President of the Australian Capital Territory Human Rights Commission.
Echoes of the Ellis trial: flawed evidence still apparent in court
13 September 2023
A form of evidence used in the trial of childcare worker Peter Ellis was discredited by the Supreme Court, yet similarly flawed reasoning is running amok in the Family Court today, according to a new paper.
National's foreign buyers tax has international law risks
5 September 2023
Analysis: National's proposal for a tax on foreign buyers of residential property raises significant risks under international tax treaties, says Professor Craig Elliffe.
Waipapa Taumata Rau Kaiārahi: cultural champions
1 September 2023
Kaiārahi at Waipapa Taumata Rau are Māori leaders appointed for their knowledge of te ao Māori and involvement in their communities.
Privacy data, disability policy to be explored by Borrin's bright minds
29 August 2023
Two Faculty of Law alumni will transition from law practice to academia thanks to the support of a new Borrin Foundation scholarship.
Family Court unsafe space for victims of family violence
26 August 2023
Opinion: That victims of family violence should need an independent guide to help them with support information shows the systemic failures of our court system, argues Carrie Leonetti and Deborah Mackenzie
Tackling socioeconomic inequalities in Aotearoa
24 August 2023
International and local academics are probing different issues that contribute to socioeconomic inequality as part of Substantive Equality Month 2023.
Cultural reports provide context and compassion
22 August 2023
Opinion: We need to fund cultural reports if we want to work towards a safer and more humane society, writes Fuimaono Dylan Asafo.
Were Marokopa warning signs missed or ignored?
17 August 2023
How did fugitive father Tom Phillips manage to take his children away from their home and lives? Did Family Court practices facilitate the children’s abduction in any way? Carrie Leonetti wants answers.