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., 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) ‘Regulatory Responses from a Southern Archipelago’, in Eds, , (Hart Publishing, 2017).. In D Weisenhaus and S Young (Ed.), Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age (1 ed.) Oxford, United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.
  • 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
  • Taylor L. and Cheer U. (2017) Transforming the Legal Education Curriculum at the University of Canterbury. Sydney: Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference, 28-30 Jun 2017.
  • Taylor L., Brogt E., Cheer U., Baird N., Caldwell J. and Wilson D. (2017) Ethnicity and engagement in first year New Zealand Law programmes. Higher Education Research and Development 36(5): 1047-1060. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2016.1263935.