Te Piringa - Faculty of Law News
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.
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
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.
Student Seminar: The Law Society’s role in the prevention of bullying and harassment in the legal profession (11 July 2018)
President of New Zealand Law Society Kathryn Beck will give a talk on the Law Society role in the prevention of bullying and harassment in the legal profession.
Public Lecture: A special panel discussion examining the impact of Public International Law on New Zealand (11 July 2018)
Join Te Piringa - Faculty Of Law for a free public lecture and panel discussion that examines the Impact of Public International Law on New Zealand in a changing world. Guest lecturers Dr Michael Hahn and Professor Duncan French topics include "The Impact of Brexit" to "Sustainable Development Goals for Sovereignty".