Law News + Events

From the archive: Krinock Lecture 2016: US Ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert

Upcoming Events

To be announced.


Deciphering the encryption dilemma 2 Feb 2018
Waikato researchers are looking at how the law needs to be changed to deal with the complex factors at play around data encryption.

Indigenous courts of the future 13 Dec 2017
Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

2017 Norris Ward McKinnon Postgraduate Scholarship winners announced 29 Nov 2017
Te Piringa – Faculty of Law is delighted to announce Juliet Chevalier-Watts and Dee Holmes as recipients of the 2017 Norris Ward McKinnon Postgraduate Scholarship.

Shangdong University of Technology Visit 23 Nov 2017
A group of eleven students and two teaching staff from Shangdong University of Technology (SDUT) visited the University of Waikato last week for an intensive course in Common Law.

Questioning the pros and cons of the adversarial process 5 Oct 2017
Exploring the pros and cons of the adversarial process with real life examples from the panel of prominent judges, the annual Norris Ward McKinnon lecture has proven to be a huge success.

The Future of the Adversarial Process - evolution or death? 5 Oct 2017
This lecture will explore the pros and cons of the adversarial process, as encountered by three of its Judges.

CEREL Student Event: Power of the Paris Agreement 13 Sep 2017
The accord is a hopeful start to addressing climate change. But it is far more than simply a mechanism for cutting carbon.

CEREL Public Event: Reinventing Paradise 13 Sep 2017
The Resource Management Act was a great breakthrough 26 years ago. It gave us a legal and regulatory framework for attempting to balance economic development against our impact on the environment.

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