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Winter 2018 edition of AUTLaw

News
Khylee Quince
ChCh_Crime
Will life mean the life
Black lives matter
Natalia_Szablewska
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Khylee Quince
Why hairstyle is a human right
05 Aug, 2020
AUT law expert Khylee Quince waxes lyrical and legal about freedom, culture and identity, from peroxide punk to the rat’s tail.
ChCh_Crime
How will court deal with ChCh killer?
20 Jul, 2020
Tensions are high as the sentencing of the ChCh gunman approaches. His decision to defend himself fuels the case, says Law Professor Kris Gledhill.
Will life mean the life
Will “life” be “whole life” for gunman?
07 Jul, 2020
The judge will consider a number of factors when sentencing the man who killed 51 in the ChCh mosque attacks, writes Law Professor Kris Gledhill.
Black lives matter
Black lives matter and NZ police reform
11 Jun, 2020
As the Black Lives Matter protests spread from the US to NZ, the wero is about facing institutional racism at home, say Katey Thom and Khylee Quince.
Natalia_Szablewska
Calls to protect against modern slavery
11 May, 2020
NZ Government must protect most vulnerable workers during COVID-19.
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