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AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies and founder and director of AUT’s Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice, has been appointed to the criminal law committee of the New Zealand Law Society.


Professor Bernadette McSherry receives inaugural Kayes Fletcher Walker visiting scholar award
Australian criminal law academic Bernadette McSherry is the first person to receive the Kayes Fletcher Walker visiting scholar award in conjunction with AUT Law School.
Competition win brings real world learning

Representing AUT in the 2017 Sentencing Advocacy Competition gave law student Abhijit Desai an incredible opportunity to experience the realities of criminal law. Abhijit, who made it to the finals against 23 other participants, impressed the judges with his skill and brought home the win.


Past events

Public lecture: Professor Shashikala Gurpur, Symbiosis Law School
Professor Shashikala Gurpur

The Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice is pleased to invite you to a public lecture on 24 April 2017 by Professor Shashikala Gurpur, Dean of the Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India. She will be addressing the topic:

"Non-adversarial justice in rural India: empowering the meek"


AUT Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice launched
Dr Ian Freckler

On Friday 10 March, the AUT Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice was officially launched. Established in 2016, the Centre aims to identify and promote various models of justice under the broad banner of non-adversarial justice.


Business and Law students attend Global Leader Experience
Six law and 39 business students recently attended ‘Common Purpose - Global Leader Experience’ - an international programme for university students. Aimed at developing students' leadership skills to help influence the future of the world, as well as establish a genuinely global network, the event was held over 14 to 17 February.


Public lecture: Richard Posner and a Life in the Law
William Domnarski

By William Domnarski
When: Thursday 30 March from 5pm to 7.30pm.
Where: WG404, Sir Paul Reeves Building (2 Governor Fitzroy Place).
RSVP: privlaw@aut.ac.nz 


Public lecture: Learning from the pitfalls of adversarialism
Dr Ian Freckelton

Dr Ian Freckelton. When: Friday 10 March at 5pm. Where: WG308. All welcome.


Public lecture: Medical manslaughter: Criminalisation or Rehabilitation?
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Professor Warren Brookbanks. When: Tuesday 14 March at 4.30pm. Where: WA Conference Centre. All welcome. Register to attend the lecture


Public lecture: Public Nuisance in the Twenty-First Century
neyers

Professor Jason Neyers, Wednesday 22 February at 5.30pm in WG308 Conference Room. RSVP: privlaw@aut.ac.nz


Public lecture: Conscience in Equity: a new Utopia
The Auckland Law School and AUT Law School are proud to present a joint public lecture by The New Zealand Law Foundation's 2016 Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Professor Graham Virgo: Conscience in Equity: a new Utopia.


Kris Gledhill speaks about AUT’s social justice initiative in action
Kris Gledhill, Associate Professor in Law and Director of Clinical Legal Education AUT, was recently featured in Thomson Reuters Online Insider, speaking about experiential learning.


First law student cohort at AUT South Campus signals milestone for Manukau
AUT this year has welcomed the first cohort of law students to its South Campus in Manukau.


The law is changing and so must we, says new professor
Professor Warren Brookbanks, who joined AUT Law School as a Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies, says compassion and versatility are ‘must haves’ for new lawyers who want to keep up with a changing legal landscape. 


THE CONTESTABILITY OF LEGAL EDUCATION
Inaugural professorial address: Professor Charles Rickett, held on 3 May at 4.30pm in the WA Conference Centre. Register to attend this free public lecture. 


The UK in the EU: the Whinge in the Willows?
Inaugural lecture: Professor Mel Kenny, Chair of EU Law, University of Exeter, 14 April at 5.30pm in WG308 Conference Room, Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place. Register for this event.


WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LAW?
Inaugural professorial address: Professor Allan Beever, held on 8 March 2016 in the WA Conference Centre. 


What is the effect of email disclaimers?
Everything you have ever wanted to know about those messages on the bottom of your emails.


Summer law job the next step for career changer
For AUT Law student Kim Beange, summer 2015/16 is less about taking a break and more about taking another step in her transformation from legal secretary to solicitor. 


Eight AUT law students receive AMINZ scholarships
AUT law students receive AMINZ scholarships to attend the AMINZ Conference on 23 – 25 July 2015.


AUT's Shadow a Leader - celebrating diverse leadership stories and styles
Business leaders from more than 75 businesses and organisations each spent a day with two promising young leaders as part of AUT’s Shadow a Leader Day on 1 July.


Client interviewing finals at Russell McVeagh

Alice Alipour and Dalia Hamza pitched against Will McKenzie and Robert Beck at the Russell McVeagh Client Interviewing Competition


AUT Law School hosts the Public Defence Service 2015 National Workshop
Law students attend Public Defence Service National Workshop opened by Justice Minister Amy Adams 


Attorney-General Chris Finlayson visits AUT Law School
Attorney-General of New Zealand Chris Finlayson visited AUT Law School, enjoying a meet and greet with AUT law staff.


Last updated: 19-Jun-2017 3.54pm

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