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Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere

BA LLB(Hons)(Otago) LLM(Tor)

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Tel +64 3 479 8832
Email marcelo.rodriguez.ferrere@otago.ac.nz

Teaching

Marcelo currently teaches Public Law, the Law of Torts and Animals and the Law.

Research interests

Marcelo's research interests include administrative law, legal theory and the status of animals within the law.

Background

Prior to joining the Faculty in 2012, Marcelo completed his Master of Laws at the University of Toronto, focusing on the Supreme Court of Canada's approach to deference in judicial review. He was a judges' clerk at the High Court of New Zealand at Wellington and practiced as a solicitor at Chapman Tripp in Wellington.

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Publications

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2021). The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and administrative law: A history of confusion and inertia. New Zealand Law Review, (1), 71-107.

Schmidt, K., Duffield, D., Rodriguez Ferrere, M., & Knight, A. (2021). Farmed animal welfare law in New Zealand: Investigating the gap between the Animal Welfare Act 1999 and its delegate legislation. Commissioned by New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA). 268p. Retrieved from https://nzala.org

Glassey, S., Rodriguez Ferrere, M., & King, M. (2020). Lessons lost: A comparative analysis of animal disaster response in New Zealand. International Journal of Emergency Management, 16(3), 231-248. doi: 10.1504/IJEM.2020.113943

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B., & King, M. (2020). A commissioner for animals. New Zealand Law Journal, 10, 379-382.

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2020). New Zealand. In R. Albert, D. Landau, P. Faraguna & S. Drugda (Eds.), 2019 Global Review of Constitutional Law. (pp. 239-243). I•CONnect and the Clough Center. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3736382

Schmidt, K., Duffield, D., Rodriguez Ferrere, M., & Knight, A. (2021). Farmed animal welfare law in New Zealand: Investigating the gap between the Animal Welfare Act 1999 and its delegate legislation. Commissioned by New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA). 268p. Retrieved from https://nzala.org

Commissioned Report for External Body

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2020). New Zealand. In R. Albert, D. Landau, P. Faraguna & S. Drugda (Eds.), 2019 Global Review of Constitutional Law. (pp. 239-243). I•CONnect and the Clough Center. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3736382

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2019). New Zealand. In 2018 Global Review of Constitutional Law. (pp. 209-213). I•CONnect and the Clough Center. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3471638&download=yes

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Rodriguez Ferrere, M., King, M., & Larsen, L. M. (2019). Animal welfare in New Zealand: Oversight, compliance and enforcement. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. 182p. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/9276

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018). New Zealand: The state of liberal democracy. In R. Albert, D. Landau, P. Faraguna & S. Drugda (Eds.), 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law. (pp. 199-203). I•CONnect and the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy. Retrieved from https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3215613

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. & Geddis, A. (2019, June). The New Zealand ourt of Appeal on extradiction to the PRC [UK Constitutional Law Association]. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p1cVqo-1KW

Other Research Output

King, M. & Rodriguez Ferrer, M. (2018, August). Animal welfare law in NZ: Are we doing it right? Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].

Other Research Output

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2016, September). Wolf v Minister of Immigration: A New Zealand administrative law moment. Faculty of Law, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].

Other Research Output

Wells, N., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018). Wells on animal law (2nd ed.). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Authored Book - Research

Griffiths, S., Henaghan, M., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (Eds.). (2016). The search for certainty: Essays in honour of John Smillie. Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters, 235p.

Edited Book - Research

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2016). John Smillie, judicial review and New Zealand's missed opportunity. In S. Griffiths, M. Henaghan & M. B. Rodriguez Ferrere (Eds.), The search for certainty: Essays in honour of John Smillie. (pp. 180-211). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Chapter in Book - Research

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2021). The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and administrative law: A history of confusion and inertia. New Zealand Law Review, (1), 71-107.

Journal - Research Article

Glassey, S., Rodriguez Ferrere, M., & King, M. (2020). Lessons lost: A comparative analysis of animal disaster response in New Zealand. International Journal of Emergency Management, 16(3), 231-248. doi: 10.1504/IJEM.2020.113943

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B., & King, M. (2020). A commissioner for animals. New Zealand Law Journal, 10, 379-382.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B., & Wheen, N. R. (2020). Shark Experience Ltd v PauaMAC5 Inc: Missed opportunities? New Zealand Universities Law Review, 29(1), 181-196.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018). Codes vs regulations: How best to enforce animal welfare in New Zealand? Alternative Law Journal, 43(4), 250-256. doi: 10.1177/1037969X18799791

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018). Housing New Zealand and the Residential Tenancies Act 1986. New Zealand Law Journal, (December), 342-345.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2017). An impasse in New Zealand administrative law: How did we get here? Public Law Review, 28, 310-332.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2017). Animal law syllabus design: A New Zealand perspective. Legal Education Review, 27(1), 7.

Journal - Research Article

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2016). Judicial innovation under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act: Lessons for Queensland? University of Queensland Law Journal, 35(2), 251-282.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2016). The functional convergence of appeal and judicial review. New Zealand Law Review, 1, 157-187.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2015). Costs in criminal cases: Ridiculously ultra vires? New Zealand Law Journal, 1, 41-43.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2015). School disciplinary decisions, judicial review and interim relief. New Zealand Law Journal, 5, 176-179.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2014). Gambling machines and accounting. New Zealand Law Journal, 3, 102.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2014). Standing orders in the New Zealand House of Representatives. Parliaments, Estates & Representation, 34(2), 228-243. doi: 10.1080/02606755.2014.952128

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2013). Judicial review of charitable trusts. New Zealand Law Journal, 3, 107-109.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2013). The inherent jurisdiction and its limits. Otago Law Review, 13(1), 107-143.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2013). Use and abuse of administrative law. New Zealand Law Journal, 10, 361-362.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2012). Judicial review of scientific findings. New Zealand Law Journal, 11, 380-381.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2012). The unnecessary confusion in New Zealand's appellate jurisdictions. Otago Law Review, 12(4), 829-840.

Journal - Research Article

Kalderimis, D., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2011). The marine and coastal area. New Zealand Law Journal, 4, 116-118.

Journal - Research Article

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2020). Borrowdale v Director-General of Health: An unlawful but justified national lockdown. Public Law Review, 31, 234-240. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2019). Momentum on variable standards of review in New Zealand. Public Law Review, 30, 268-272. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2017). [Review of the book Parliamentary Bills of Rights: The experiences of New Zealand and the United Kingdom]. Parliaments, Estates & Representation, 37(3), 350-352. doi: 10.1080/02606755.2017.1304728

Journal - Research Other

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2016). [Review of the book The High Court, the Constitution and Australian politics]. Parliaments, Estates & Representation, 36(2), 250-251. doi: 10.1080/02606755.2016.1141597

Journal - Research Other

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2017). Legal perspectives on social licence. Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART) Conference: Maintaining Social License in a Changing World. Retrieved from http://www.queenstownresearchweek.org/anzccart/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

King, M., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018, July). Animal welfare law in New Zealand: Oversight, compliance, and enforcement. Verbal presentation at the Fifth Annual Oxford Summer School on Animal Ethics: Animal Ethics and Law: Creating Positive Change for Animals, Oxford, UK.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2017, December). Animals, sentience and the law. Verbal presentation at the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2017, July). Animal sentience and the law. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA) Animal Law Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2017, November). The New Zealand experiment: The effectiveness of different animal welfare regulatory structures. Verbal presentation at the Animal Law Conference: Law and Nature, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2016, September). Wolf v Minister of immigration: Did New Zealand miss its administrative law moment? Verbal presentation at the Public Law Conference: The Unity of Public Law? Cambridge, UK.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez-Ferrere, M. (2016, February). Aspects of ch 3: NZ perspective on the requirement to give reasons. Verbal presentation at the Workshop on Professor Jerry Mashaw's draft book: "Reasoned Administration", Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2015, July). The antipathy towards activism and persistence of platitudes in New Zealand's animal welfare regime. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Animal Studies Association Conference: Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism, Melbourne, Australia.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2015, January). The convergence of the Court's roles in appeal and judicial review. Verbal presentation at the Administrative Law New Zealand Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. (2014, May-June). Dworkin and the inherent jurisdiction of the court. Verbal presentation at the McMaster Philosophy of Law Conference: The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin, Hamilton, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2013, September). The legitimacy and desirability of standing orders in parliamentary democracies. Verbal presentation at the 64th International Commission for the History of Representative & Parliamentary Institutions Conference, Belfast & Dublin, Ireland.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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