John Hopkins

22 August 2018

Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?


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30 July 2018

International law of war expert Professor Tim McCormack will discuss the use of chemical weapons in Syria in a public talk at the University of Canterbury this week.


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12 July 2018

Four University of Canterbury (UC) graduates are among the latest scholars to be granted Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States, while an American engineering academic has won a scholar award to conduct research at UC.


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02 July 2018

8th Pacific Law and Culture Conference, 2-4 July 2018, School of Law, University of Canterbury, Christchurch


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14 June 2018

Assault, burglary or a breach of the RMA – all are criminal offences under New Zealand law. Yet the likelihood of being prosecuted for the latter is considerably less than for those other crimes.


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14 June 2018

Sixteen University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University, including a UC Law professor and a QC, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


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25 May 2018

In this free public UC Connect lecture, Dr Ann Brower, a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Canterbury, will share her personal journey – from the earthquake, to the Bright Light, to the Dark Place, to the hospital, to the Dalai Lama, to the halls of Parliament.


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24 April 2018

A University of Canterbury historian’s new research into historical German forensic psychology may give insight into the reliability of witness testimony, particularly in cases where children appear as prosecution witnesses.


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28 March 2018

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus.


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01 March 2018

The University of Canterbury’s campus is buzzing with new students as 2018 enrolments increase across all five of its Colleges.


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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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14 December 2017

How does an 800-year-old English document affect modern Aotearoa New Zealand? A new book, edited by a University of Canterbury historian, is the first to explore the history of Magna Carta in our legal, political and popular culture.


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11 December 2017

About 1300 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week at four ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington.


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07 December 2017

A new book, co-edited by two University of Canterbury law academics, gives a new perspective on New Zealand law and challenges the concept of judicial neutrality by offering feminist and mana wahine judgments on key cases.


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01 December 2017

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


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24 November 2017

A group of University of Canterbury alumni aiming to launch a game-changing cosmetics brand to benefit charity has blitzed its Kickstarter fundraising target.


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15 November 2017

University of Canterbury Summer School is in, with hundreds of students getting ahead in dozens of subjects in degree and preparatory courses that run between November and February, ranging from Accounting, Art History and Antarctic Studies to Politics, Sport Coaching and Law.


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09 November 2017

University of Canterbury College of Business and Law Essay Competition for 2017 Winners have been announced.


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18 September 2017

University of Canterbury’s brightest Law, Commerce and information technology students will have the opportunity to team up with a top New Zealand law firm’s business experts during the groundbreaking LawTech Bootcamp.


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06 September 2017

Flexible and Part-time Work Arrangements in the Canterbury Legal Profession


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06 September 2017

A week to celebrate women in Law.


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06 September 2017

How should we approach media freedom globally in an era where it has never been easier to communicate information through the internet and social media?


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06 September 2017

Latest legal research projects


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18 August 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law.


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15 August 2017

The groundbreaking LawTech Bootcamp partnership between some of the University of Canterbury’s brightest students and top New Zealand law firm Lane Neave has produced some remarkable new technology-based solutions for a rapidly changing legal sector.


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