Auckland Law School
Why moving Auckland Port would be an environmental disaster
9 April 2021
Opinion: Moving Auckland's port to Whangarei would dramatically increase greenhouse gas emissions when compared to existing port operations, writes David Grinlinton.
Dawn raids’ long racist shadow persists
8 April 2021
Opinion: Any apology for the 1970s dawn raids on Pacific people must be backed by real change on migration and challenging work against racism, writes Dylan Asafo.
Putting the genie back in the bottle: DNA databanks
31 March 2021
Calls by the Law Commission for changes to the Criminal Investigation (Bodily Samples) Act, including regulation of DNA databases, is a good start but sidesteps difficult, long unanswered questions in this area of law, says Associate Professor Carrie Leonetti.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.
Researchers and scholars at top of their fields elected as Fellows
11 March 2021
Six University of Auckland researchers are among the 27 new Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi Fellows and Ngā Ahurei Honore a Te Apārangi Honorary Fellows recently elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Law students triumph at mediation competition
9 March 2021
A team representing the University of Auckland Law School has won the 16th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, in an all women final against Bulgaria’s University of Sofia.
Revoking citizenship just global NIMBYism
23 February 2021
Opinion: Australia revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen labelled a terrorist has made the woman an NZ problem. John Ip argues the move is legalised NIMBYism.
The remaking of the financial system
17 February 2021
Opinion: The wild fight over the GameStop (GME) stock may seem amusing, but it reflects the sheer depth of feeling against banks and hedge funds, writes Matt Bartlett.
Taxing issues skillfully argued in Greg Everard Memorial Moot
15 February 2021
This year’s problem was based on a live case scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court, specially whether a particular financial arrangement was tax avoidance.
Taxing residential properties: Is it time to pull the lever?
31 January 2021
Trying to slow the rapid increase in house prices may involve a whole suite of policy measures, says Professor Craig Elliffe.
Celebrating a treaty banning nuclear weapons
26 January 2021
On Friday 22 January 2021, Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth and Dr Anna Hood from Auckland Law School, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, hosted an event to celebrate the entry into force of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Facebook and Twitter: no angels of democracy
19 January 2021
Opinion: Applaud the social media silencing of Donald Trump if you must, but be careful what you wish for, writes Matt Bartlett.