Auckland Law School
Covid-19 mass surveillance terrifying for the future
23 April 2020
Opinion: In uncertain times, surveillance is being offered to fight the bigger enemy. Matt Bartlett argues we shouldn't be too quick to embrace our new saviour.
Covid-19 class actions: The tidal wave on the horizon
21 April 2020
Opinion: As the dust begins to settle from Covid-19, now, more than ever before, individuals and businesses will collectively begin to survey their losses and look for ways to recover, writes Nikki Chamberlain.
The relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi in the Covid-19 era
19 April 2020
Opinion: Where does te Tiriti o Waitangi fit in Government pandemic emergency powers, regulations and obligations? Right at the centre, writes Claire Charters.
Why was Bauer Media allowed to buy up so many NZ magazines?
6 April 2020
Opinion: It’s a more complicated issue than simply whether one company should control the majority of the market, writes regulatory law expert Edward Willis.
New app traces contacts, retains privacy, says expert
2 April 2020
Using digital data for contact tracing could be a powerful tool for containing the spread of Covid-19, and a new technology app in Singapore could help address fears of data privacy, says a digital data expert.
Susan St John: Let’s get the policies right this time
2 April 2020
Opinion: When we rethink our economy and how we support citizens, we must end the 19th Century bias against those in relationships, writes Susan St John.
Does Covid-19 justify the suspension of privacy?
26 March 2020
Opinion: Surveillance on an unprecedented scale may be justified but must end when no longer needed says Associate Professor Gehan Gunasekara.
Learning to resolve international disputes
12 March 2020
Students from the Auckland Law School have been in the Czech Republic this month, participating in the European Friendly Moot Competition.
Tax research recognised as world’s best
12 March 2020
A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the 2020 Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law.
Inia Tomas: ‘Get your arse back into the fight’
6 March 2020
IIn this interview with E-Tangata author Dale Husband, MBChB alumnus Inia Tomas explains some of his aims and efforts as a Māori doctor at Counties Mankau DHB, and the influence of his late mother, Associate Professor in Law Nin Tomas.
Pacific poet and Chief Justice among Distinguished Alumni
2 March 2020
Four inspirational graduates from the University of Auckland are to be celebrated at the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner on March 20.
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.