UC Law Essay Competition 2019

School of Law Essay Competition

Our competition is closed for 2019 and will reopen in July 2020.

Contact us to register your interest to find out more.

The 2019 Essay Competition:

To enter students needed to write 600 words (Year 9-10) or 1000-word (Year 11-13) essay on any of the following topics.

Year 9 – 10 Essay Questions

Should New Zealand Legalise Cannabis? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of legalising cannabis in New Zealand. Give examples from both the pro and anti-legalisation side.

Currently, protests are occurring over the use of land at Ihumātao. Compare and contrast each of the involved parties views to decide how you think the protest should legally or politically be resolved. Give examples in your answer

Year 11 -13 Essay Questions

Should New Zealand Legalise Cannabis? Analyse the advantages and disadvantages of legalising cannabis in New Zealand. Give examples from both the pro and anti-legalisation side, including cases from countries overseas who have legalised Cannabis.

Currently, protests are occurring over the use of land at Ihumātao. Compare and contrast each of the involved parties’ views to decide how you think the protest should be resolved. Give examples in your answer from each perspective and the legal or Tikanga evidence based on previous land debates, both in New Zealand and overseas.


 

 

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