Criminal Justice expert panel discussion

21 December 2017

Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction was launched on 12 December along with a panel discussion with six leading experts on the biggest challenges facing New Zealand's criminal justice system.


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Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction edited by University of Canterbury criminologists Dr Jarrod Gilbert and Professor Greg Newbold, was launched on 12 December along with a panel discussion with six leading experts on the biggest challenges facing New Zealand's criminal justice system. 

The panel speakers included:

  • New Zealand Police Deputy Commissioner Viv Rickard
  • Secretary for Justice and Ministry of Justice Chief Executive Andrew Bridgman
  • University of Canterbury Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer
  • Department of Corrections Chief Executive Ray Smith
  • Multi-award-winning crime author and journalist Steve Braunias
  • Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft

About the book: Criminal Justice (362pp, paperback $59.99, AUP) is made up of contributions from academics and people who work in the field. It will give readers the essential information that they need to understand the New Zealand criminal justice system, its foundations, its agencies, and other key issues. In the new textbook, leading scholars from criminology, history, journalism, law, psychology, sociology and other fields take students and general readers inside New Zealand’s criminal justice system.

 

For further information please contact:

Margaret Agnew, Senior External Relations Advisor, University of Canterbury
Phone: +64 3 369 3631 | Mobile: +64 27 254 3949margaret.agnew@canterbury.ac.nz
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