Monday, 15 April 2019 2:49pm
The arrival of online courts in New Zealand may see a significant rise in claimants appearing without a lawyer by their side, which would raise big issues about access to justice, University of Otago researchers say.
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 11:43am
PhD student Louisa Choe has joined the Legal Issues Centre to contribute to the Centre's work on the availability of free and low cost legal services, and can already see how the research might lead lawyers to provide more of these services.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:12am
The University of Otago Faculty of Law is honoured to announce the establishment of a new Chair of Jurisprudence, named after International scholar and Otago alumnus Professor Jeremy Waldron.
Monday, 4 February 2019 9:14am
The Legal Issues Centre is adding to its series of animated videos explaining legal basics, with the help of design student Catherine Chin.
Friday, 25 January 2019 12:04pm
The Legal Issues Centre's Summer Scholar Programme is exposing three Otago law students to how New Zealand’s legal system works in real life.
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, 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.