UC Professor explores the changes that are being made to contempt laws in August

24 June 2020

UC Law Professor Ursula Cheer joins Katheryn Ryan on RNZ to talk about upcoming changes to New Zealand contempt law and what it means for media and the public.

  • The press bench in court room one

    The press bench in court room one. Photo: RNZ/Edward Gay

The changes will come into force in August under the Contempt of Court Act which was passed last year. 

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UC Communications team, media@canterbury.ac.nz, Ph: (03) 369 3631 or 027 503 0168


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