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Professor Ceri Warnock

LLB (Hons)(Cardiff), LLM (Auck), MSt (Oxon)

staff_large_warnock_ceriCeri Warnock is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Otago.

Her primary research concerns environmental constitutionalism and explores in particular the impact of modern governmental ordering on theories for environmental adjudication. She was the recipient of the 2014 ‘New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship - Te Manatū a Ture o Aotearoa Te Karahipi Rangahau Ā Taiao’ for her work into legitimacy and specialist environment courts and tribunals. Ceri gave the Salmon Lecture in 2018 and spoke on the topic of ‘Environment and the Law: the Normative Force of Context’.

Ceri course manages and teaches Resource Management Law, Energy Law and Inter-disciplinary Aspects of Climate Change, and also contributes teaching to Public Law and LAWS101 The Legal System.

She has been a visiting lecturer at Kings College London, tutored at Hertford College, University of Oxford and prior to joining the Faculty of Law at Otago in 2006 practiced as a barrister in England and Wales.

Contact

Tel: +64 3 479 8799

Office: 7th Floor - 7N6
Email: ceri.warnock@otago.ac.nz

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Publications

Warnock, C. (2018). Global atmospheric pollution: Climate change and ozone. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 837-882). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Warnock, C., & de Silva, K. (2018). Compliance and enforcement. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 1031-1101). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Warnock, C. (2018). Air pollution in New Zealand. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 883-907). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Warnock, C., & Pedersen, O. W. (2017). Environmental adjudication: Mapping the spectrum and identifying the fulcrum. Public Law, 4, 643-666.

Warnock, C. (2017). Reconceptualising specialist environment courts and tribunals. Legal Studies, 37(3), 391-417. doi: 10.1111/lest.12161

Other Research Output

Warnock,C. (2015). The Urgenda decision: Balanced constitutionalism in the face of climate change?. Oxford University Press Blog. Retrieved from http://blog.oup.com/2015/07/urgenda-netherlands-climate-change/. [Online Forum].

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Authored Book - Research

Warnock, C., & Baker-Galloway, M. (2015). Focus on resource management law. Wellington, New Zealand: LexisNexis, 339p.

Warnock, C., & Suszko, A. (2013). Butterworths student companion: Resource management (2nd ed.). Wellington, New Zealand: LexisNexis, 173p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Warnock, C. (2017). Human rights and the environment. In M. Bedggood, K. Gledhill & I. McIntosh (Eds.), International human rights law in Aotearoa New Zealand. (pp. 1041-1105). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Warnock, C. (2015). Global atmospheric pollution: Climate change and ozone. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (pp. 789-830). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Warnock, C., & de Silva, K. (2015). Compliance and enforcement. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (pp. 977-1038). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Warnock, C. (2015). Air pollution in New Zealand. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (pp. 831-854). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2014). Introduction. In C. Warnock & N. Wheen (Eds.), Environmental legislation handbook 2014. (pp. 2-28). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Warnock, A. C., & Warnock, C. G. (2009). The role of sustainable buildings in climate change mitigation. In W. L. Filho & F. Mannke (Eds.), Interdisciplinary aspects of climate change. (pp. 183-207). Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Warnock, C., & de Silva, K. (2018). Compliance and enforcement. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 1031-1101). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Warnock, C. (2018). Air pollution in New Zealand. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 883-907). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

Warnock, C. (2018). Global atmospheric pollution: Climate change and ozone. In P. Salmon & D. Grinlinton (Eds.), Environmental law in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 837-882). Wellington, New Zealand: Reuters.

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Journal - Research Article

Warnock, C. (2017). Reconceptualising specialist environment courts and tribunals. Legal Studies, 37(3), 391-417. doi: 10.1111/lest.12161

Warnock, C., & Pedersen, O. W. (2017). Environmental adjudication: Mapping the spectrum and identifying the fulcrum. Public Law, 4, 643-666.

Warnock, C. (2016). Differing conceptions of environmental democracy in New Zealand resource management law. Australian Environment Review, 31(7), 253-257.

Warnock, C. (2015). Deep seabed and ocean floor. Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 25(1), 243-250. doi: 10.1093/yiel/yvv013

Warnock, C. (2014). Petroleum development: Excluding the public. IUCN Academy of Environmental Law eJournal, 5, 36-39.

Warnock, C. (2014). Reconceptualising the role of the New Zealand Environment Court. Journal of Environmental Law, 26(3), 507-518. doi: 10.1093/jel/equ030

Warnock, C. (2013). World heritage sites and sustainable development: The vase of the Western Ghats. Journal of the Indian Law Institute, 55(3), 327-345.

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2012). Sex work in New Zealand: The re-importation of moral majoritarianism in regulating a decriminalized industry. Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 24(2), 414-438. doi: 10.3138/cjwl.24.2.414

Warnock, C. (2012). An "undesirable trading situation". New Zealand Law Journal, 5, 153-155.

Warnock, C. (2011). Understanding the objective: Psychological effects in environmental decision-making. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 24(4), 574-595.

Warnock, C. (2011). Regulating the environmental impact of oil and gas activities in the exclusive economic zone and extended continental shelf. Resource Management Bulletin, 9(7), 76-79.

Warnock, C., & Wright, M. (2011). Measuring up: The proposed national “state of the environment” reporting system. Resource Management Bulletin, 9(8), 91-94.

Warnock, C. (2010). Affordable housing: AH:ETA RIP? New Zealand Law Journal, 5, 165.

Warnock, C. (2007-2008). International environmental law. New Zealand Yearbook of International Law, 5, 212-216.

Warnock, C., & Wheen, N. (2008). Climate change, wildlife movement and the law: A case study from New Zealand. Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 34(3), 527-550. doi: 10.1080/03050710802038379

Warnock, A. C. (2007). Small Island Developing States of the pacific and climate change: Adaptation and alternatives. New Zealand Yearbook of International Law, 4, 247-286.

Warnock, A. C. (2007). An overview of integrating instruments to achieve sustainable construction and buildings. Management of Environmental Quality, 18(4), 427-441. doi: 10.1108/14777830710753820

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Journal - Research Other

Warnock, C. (2017). [Review of the book Environmental justice in India: The national green tribunal]. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 20(1), 209-211. doi: 10.4337/apjel.2017.01.10

Warnock, C. (2016). Critical reflections on ownership. Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 42(1), 151-154. doi: 10.1080/03050718.2015.1113885

Warnock, C. (2014). Environmental Defence Society Inc v Marlborough District Council (the “King Salmon” case) [Student companion]. New Zealand Law Journal, 5, 181-182.

Warnock, C. (2013). [Review of the book Fiduciary duty and the atmospheric trust]. Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 39(3), 607-613. doi: 10.1080/03050718.2013.824177

Warnock, C. (2012). Down v R [Case notes]. Resource Management Bulletin, 21, 133-134.

Warnock, C. (2011). [Review of the book Compensation for environmental damages under international law: The role of the international judge]. New Zealand Yearbook of International Law, 9, 399-401.

Warnock, C. (2010). District plans: Infinity Investment Group Holdings Ltd v Queenstown Lakes District Council [Case Notes]. Resource Management Bulletin, 8(13), 160-161.

Warnock, A. C. (2010). [Review of the book A Substantive Environment Right: An Examination of the Legal Obligations of Decision-Makers towards the Environment]. Journal of Human Rights & the Environment, 1(2), 252-255.

Warnock, C. (2008). International Environmental Law. New Zealand Yearbook of International Law, 6, 323.

Warnock, C. (2008). Palmerston North City Council v Dury. Resource Management Bulletin, (February), 109-111.

Warnock, C. (2008). Uni Living Ltd v Christchurch City Council. Resource Management Bulletin, (February), 107-109.

Warnock, C. (2007). [Review of the book Energy law and the environment]. Otago Law Review, 11(3), 523-525.

Warnock, C. (2007). The Outstanding Landscape Protection Society Inc v Hastings District Court. Resource Management Bulletin, 7, 41-42.

Warnock, C. (2007). Electricity works: Fernwood Dairies Limited v Transpower New Zealand Limited. Resource Management Bulletin, 7, 45-48.

Warnock, C. (2006). Greenhouse gases and climate change: Relevance to discharge permit application [Editorial]. Resource Management Bulletin, 6, 191-193.

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Warnock, C. (2017). Summary of the proceedings. Environmental Law & Management, 29(2-3), 58-59.

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Other - Edited Journal

Newhook, L., & Warnock, C. (Eds.). (2017). Environmental Law & Management, 29(2-3) [Special issue: Symposium on Environmental Adjudication in the 21st Century]. [Guest Editors].

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