Ursula Cheer

ProfessorProf Ursula Cheer

Meremere 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. (2017) Women in Law Panel: What is the future for women leaders in law? Auckland: Women in Law, 17-17 Aug 2017.
  • 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.University of Canterbury. Commissioned by Canterbury Women's Legal Association.
  • Cheer UJ. (2017) From old pathways, towards new landmarks Transformation of the undergraduate New Zealand legal education curriculum at the University of Canterbury. Sydney: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA): Curriculum Transformation, 28-30 Jun 2017.
  • 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.