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Law Librarians - Kay Young, Em Pooley, Fiona Corcoran
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Books

Maori and the Criminal Justice System
This report is an important work on Maori and criminal justice. It is used in a number of courses and contains 2 parts and a summary.
Discusses pre-trial procedure.
Highlights the impact of the 2007 sentencing law reforms.
Text on Criminal Law in New Zealand.

Case Law

Also available through Westlaw International.
Click "view it" link to browse by volume

Commentary

Also available in hardcopy (comprised of multiple loose-leaf volumes) and as a paperback student edition.
Access to New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.
See criminal law, criminal procedure, sentencing and courts sections of Laws of New Zealand.
Includes High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court Rules.

Databases

Coverage: Full text
New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.
Choose ‘criminal' from the practice area tab.
User Guide
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information.If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in".

Dictionaries

Journals

Also available in hardcopy before 2002.
Australian, hardcopy only.

Statutes

Statutory Regulations

Study Guides

Websites

Publically accessible Criminal Law Database on CommonLII.
UK case law and articles. Subscribe to CrimeLine weekly updater through this site.
Provides legal advice and representation services to the government, particularly in the areas of criminal, public and administrative law.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. The ICC is an independent international organisation, and is not part of the United Nations system.
Ministry of Justice publications covering the Bill of Rights, courts, human rights, judicial appointments, judicial conduct, juries, justices of the peace, Law Commission reports, referenda, the royal prerogative of mercy and the justice sector.
The official New Zealand Police Statistics are released on the first working day, three months after the close of the reporting period.

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