Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
Waikato students win national law competition (7 September 2018)
Two Waikato students won the New Zealand Law Students’ Association Client Interviewing Finals in Christchurch last weekend, and are heading to Dublin to represent New Zealand at the world finals next year.
Armed to the teeth: do military animals deserve protection in war? (4 September 2018)
University of Waikato’s Dr Anna Marie Brennan is looking at whether animals on the front-line are weapons, or if they should be given the respect of something more sentient.
Indigenous courts, the way of the future (31 August 2018)
A new book supports the introduction of marae-based courts to deal with Māori offenders.
Researchers argue backdoors violate encryption principles (30 August 2018)
Based on an ongoing project, University of Waikato researchers contend that building backdoors into encryption should not be pursued in law or policy.
Rotorua rangatahi encouraged to embark on tertiary path (27 August 2018)
Three University of Waikato students, who all hail from Rotorua, are encouraging more rangatahi to follow their lead by taking the leap into university life.
Waikato law graduate becomes District Court Judge (22 August 2018)
University of Waikato law graduate Tinimiraka Victoria Clark was appointed District Court Judge with a jury warrant earlier this month.
New scholarship for Waikato-Tainui law students (7 August 2018)
Waikato-Tainui and commercial law firm Simpson Grierson have announced a new scholarship to support law students at the University of Waikato.
Waikato student wins Emerging Leaders Award (27 July 2018)
Kaylee Bird took out the top law prize at the New Zealand Emerging Leaders Awards this month. Competing against the country’s top emerging leaders in the profession, she says it was a “real honour” to have her leadership skills recognised.
Between a rock and a hard place: Are we asking too much of the International Criminal Court? (12 July 2018)
Every decision the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor takes is contested - too soft or too hard on States; politically motivated or naïve about the political implications of her decisions; favoring the powerful States or not taking their interests seriously enough. Join Professor Tim McCormack for a special seminar for Faculty of Law staff and Students that delves into these issues and more.
Chemical Weapons and Other Atrocities: Contrasting Responses to the Syrian Crisis (12 July 2018)
2018 NZLF DVF Professor Tim McCormack will review the responses of the international community to the many atrocities committed in Syria during 8 years of the civil conflict