Friday, 12 October 2018 7:33pm
Departing Law Professor Mark Henaghan doesn’t use social media – so he was utterly surprised at a huge, and moving send-off organised for him yesterday by his students.
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 10:26pm
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society Te Apārangi in 2017, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Co-Director Professor Jacinta Ruru of Law, NPM Research Fellow Jeanette Wikaira and Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla of History and Art History have showcased 150 non-fiction books by Māori authors each weekday on Te Apārangi’s Facebook page and Twitter.
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 10:46am
OtagoLaw Winter Edition 2018 features highlights from the Faculty of Law from the first half of the year, including outstanding student successes and interesting alumni profiles.
Thursday, 26 July 2018 11:57am
Yesterday marked 40 years since the world’s first baby conceived via in vitro fertilisation (IVF), was born. For Otago University Legal Issues Centre Postdoctoral Fellow Jane Adams, this milestone is important on both a personal and professional level as the Otago Bulletin discovered.
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 9:14am
A University of Otago study calling for consideration of law reform in the complex field of parental alienation has been published this week in the New Zealand Family Law Journal.
Friday, 8 June 2018 4:47pm
Congratulations to the E-Hop team! Otago students Rebecca, Nick, and Carolyn have taken the top prize at this year's World's Challenge Challenge earning $30,000 (CAD) to put toward their innovative electric car charging network app.
Thursday, 24 May 2018 2:26pm
With an average hourly charge-out rate of about $300, private lawyers are often out of reach for New Zealanders needing legal assistance, according to research from the University of Otago.
Thursday, 24 May 2018 8:42am
Drivers’ worries about battery range – the distance an electric vehicle (EV) can travel before needing to be charged – are a significant barrier to the expansion of the EV market here in New Zealand and globally. Thanks to a trio of Otago Law students, so-called battery range anxiety may soon be a thing of the past.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:07pm
For most students, crisp mornings and falling leaves signal the time to hunker down and get their assignments done, but this April saw Law and Commerce student Cory Morrison preparing for a different kind of test, this one in the heat and humidity of the tropics: international test match rugby.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 1:28pm
For most students, crisp mornings and falling leaves signal the time to hunker down and get their assignments done, but this April saw Law and Commerce student Cory Morrison preparing for a different kind of test, this one in the heat and humidity of the tropics: test match rugby.
Monday, 7 May 2018 9:10am
University of Otago experts in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) policy are welcoming a Government invitation to formalise a relationship to shape the future of AI and predictive analytics software use in New Zealand.
Wednesday, 4 April 2018 11:20am
Court processes can be foreign and alienating for many; new animations developed for New Zealand by the University of Otago aim to break down these barriers to justice.
Friday, 9 March 2018 1:23pm
Ihlara McIndoe's passion for music and law are sending her to the UN's New York Headquarters as leader of a delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Friday, 9 February 2018 12:42pm
Otago Summer School students pool their brains to solve access to justice problems for everyday New Zealanders.
Wednesday, 7 February 2018 4:24pm
A significant new book edited by four Otago professors, examines New Zealand's family finance laws, amidst concerns that the current property sharing regime is falling behind modern times.
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 3:39pm
Why are dozens of Otago students in quiet and peaceful Dunedin spending their summer days learning about international responses to terrorism?
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 11:30am
From crime scenes on the street to procedure in the court room, 10 school students are getting a behind the scenes look at the the law during their Hands-on programme at the University of Otago's Faculty of Law.
Monday, 15 January 2018 2:13pm
The 2017 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand conference was held in Dunedin on 6-9th December 2017 and proudly co-hosted by the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre for Research Excellence. The conference theme, ‘A Meeting Place’, aimed to grow the connections between law and society in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, through the sharing of ideas about justice.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 10:59am
Keynote talks were translated into New Zealand Sign Language and live captioned, while programmes were provided in Braille, as day one of a major international conference into disability issues got under way at the University of Otago yesterday.
Monday, 27 November 2017 1:14pm
Despite perceptions of a slow system, the wheels of justice are turning smoothly in most court cases, according to a major University of Otago-led study.
Friday, 24 November 2017 3:23pm
Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin is part of a team studying eviction in New Zealand, which has secured a Marsden Fund grant.
Thursday, 23 November 2017 2:02pm
Can online courts aid the struggle to provide affordable and accessible ways to resolve civil disputes? To help answer this question, the New Zealand Law Foundation has awarded the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre team, led by Dr Bridgette Toy-Cronin, a grant of $101,000 to examine how litigants can explain their disputes clearly enough for use in an online resolution process.
Thursday, 26 October 2017 3:01pm
The Judge McElrea Restorative Justice Collection has been officially launched at the Napier Library.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 9:08pm
Te Poutama Māori – the University of Otago’s Māori Academic Staff Caucus – has appointed a new co-chair. Dr Diane Ruwhiu from the Otago Business School is joining co-chair Professor Jacinta Ruru (Law).