Ursula Cheer

ProfessorProf Ursula Cheer

Law 303B
Internal Phone: 93799

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests lie in a combination of Torts, such as Defamation, Civil Liberties, in particular, Censorship, Bill of Rights and the broad range of topics making up Media Law, such as Privacy, and regulatory systems such as the Broadcasting Standards Authority and the Press Council.

Recent Publications

  • Cheer U. and Hunter R. (2017) Feminist Judgements of Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope. In Feminist Judgements of Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope: 73-78. UK: Hart Publishing. [Book].
  • Cheer U., Taylor L., Masselot A., Baird N. and Powell RL. (2017) Flexible and Part-time Work Arrangements in the Canterbury Legal Profession.Commissioned by Canterbury Women's Legal Association.
  • Cheer UJ. (2017) Transforming the Legal Education Curriculum at the University of Canterbury , Presentation at Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 6 July 2017. Oral presentation. University of South Australia, Adelaide: Law on the Line, 5-8 Jul 2017
  • Cheer UJ. (2017) Regulatory Responses from a Southern Archipelago. In Weisenhaus D; Young S (Ed.), Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age Oxford: Hart Publishing.
  • Mcdonald E; Powell RL; Stephens M; Hunter R (Ed.) (2017) Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino - A Two-Stranded Rope. Oxford: Hart Publishing. http://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/feminist-judgments-of-aotearoa-new-zealand-9781509909759/.