Auckland Law School
Where are our hate speech laws?
28 August 2020
Opinion: More than a year after justice minister Andrew Little described New Zealand’s hate speech laws as ‘woefully inadequate’, nothing has come of the legislative reform that was promised, writes Dylan Asafo.
Law students receive support to compete at global mediation competition
28 August 2020
Shortland Chambers gives $10,000 of sponsorship to help Auckland Law School students to compete in the ICC Mediation Competition in Paris.
Covid-19: The ‘choices’ Māori and Pasifika don’t have
27 August 2020
Opinion: Dylan Asafo looks at the 'choices' Māori and Pasifika don't have during this pandemic, highlighting their current lack of human rights in New Zealand.
Top law student receives commemorative Stephanian Prize
26 August 2020
The global pandemic could not thwart a prizegiving ceremony for an award, established to celebrate kindness and friendship.
Lockdown ‘only a little bit’ unlawful
20 August 2020
Opinion: The legal challenge over lockdown is a final step to protect the health of the community in a lawful and appropriate way, writes Edward Willis.
Leaving the ‘battered woman’ trope behind
12 August 2020
Opinion: The Ruddelle case judgment reflects recognition of how women in abusive relationships are caught in social and systemic entrapment, writes Julia Tolmie.
Should Aotearoa have a wealth tax?
10 August 2020
Opinion: The recent announcement by the Green Party of a proposed wealth tax raises many important questions about the taxation system, writes Craig Elliffe.
Heading to the High Court
30 July 2020
The Auckland Law School congratulates alumni Justice Susan Thomas and Justice Neil Campbell on their recent promotions.
28 July 2020
Opinion: “What is pragmatic and what might be principled does change from one era to another.” David Williams on private land, grievances, and Ihumātao.
Facebook reforms not good enough
7 July 2020
Opinion: Matt Bartlett explains why Facebook should come to see political advertising and its challenges in the same way as Twitter.
Overcoming tyranny in Sāmoa
30 June 2020
Opinion: It may seem that the cause of Sāmoa's tyranny problem is just a man with a proud personality and no regard for the rule of law. But unfortunately, things aren't that simple writes Dylan Asafo.
Colonial feel to Māori media plan
25 June 2020
Opinion: Crown options for Māori media have a colonial “feel and smell” and the Government seems unaware of the issues being waded into, writes Claire Charters.