Law news

  • Summer graduation in full swing
    ​​4501 AUT students graduate this week and 3107 of them will be attending a graduation ceremony at the Aotea Centre. With fabulous weather forecast all week, two days have passed and there are two more days of graduation ceremonies to come. 
  • AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

    Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies and founder and director of AUT’s Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice, has been appointed to the criminal law committee of the New Zealand Law Society.

  • A matter of equity
    New Zealand’s landmark pay equity case is now before a government-initiated Joint Working Group. AUT law honours student Ian McPherson summarises the situation so far and discusses the only legitimate source from which pay equity principles can be derived.
  • The law is changing and so must we, says new professor
    Professor Warren Brookbanks, who joined AUT Law School as a Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies in April, says compassion and versatility are ‘must haves’ for new lawyers who want to keep up with a changing legal landscape.
  • Paris agreement done deal
    For an hour and a half on Sunday evening - in the final excruciating stages of a marathon negotiating session involving through the night meetings on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - it looked as if a typo in the final draft text might derail proceedings.
  • New law professor starts at AUT
    Professor Julie Cassidy joined AUT's Law School in December 2011 and will be lecturing in the areas of corporate governance in the Bachelor of Laws.
  • How to stay safe from scams
    How safe are you from scams? Leading Australian Criminologist, Dr Russell Smith, talks about the increase in online fraud and identity theft and how to avoid it.

Last updated: 10-Jun-2016 3.40pm

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