Tuesday, 10 March 2020 4:55pm
A new research report from the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre (UOLIC) recommends ten steps to help New Zealand’s law profession deliver more free services to people caught in New Zealand’s widening ‘justice gap’.
Monday, 17 February 2020 9:35am
Researchers in the collaboration Coastal People: Southern Skies feature prominently in the latest edition of He Kitenga, a prestigious University of Otago research publication.
Boost for New Zealand’s online legal information: Collaborative project receives grant from the New Zealand Law Foundation and Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 9:11am
The University of Otago Legal Issues Centre (UOLIC) is establishing an online hub to support the development of online legal information (OLI) in New Zealand.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 9:18am
The New Zealand Law Foundation Centre for Law and Policy in Emerging Technologies is pleased to announce that Emma Harris is the winner of the 2019 Gallaway Cook Allan Prize for Law and Emerging Technology.
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 2:16pm
Faculty of Law students Hansaka Ranaweera and Clara Sinclair took the top two places in this year's EC Adams Memorial Prize in Land Law
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 9:42am
University of Otago researchers are the recipients of an inaugural Marsden Fund Council Award worth $3 million to investigate genetic predisposition to metabolic diseases like diabetes and gout among Pacific people.
Thursday, 31 October 2019 11:24am
Judicial expert Dr Joe McIntyre’s visit to the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre (UOLIC) as the 2019 Visiting Fellow proved to be a significant week, both personally and constitutionally.
Monday, 30 September 2019 3:22pm
In a new initiative, the University is celebrating its internationally acclaimed scholars by creating a prestigious new role - the Sesquicentennial Distinguished Chair (Poutoko Taiea).
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 3:03pm
Mihiata Pirini is working with users of New Zealand’s oldest specialist court to contemplate how that court is designed, and to create space for imagining how it could be re-designed to deliver better access to justice.
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 4:28pm
The University of Otago Legal Issue Centre (UOLIC) host an annual event in May or June each year on an access to justice topic.
Monday, 19 August 2019 1:46pm
For those lacking the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves, New Zealand currently relies heavily on the basic decency of families and whānau to ensure the law is applied.
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.