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Winter 2018 edition of AUTLaw
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
Legal aid crisis
Khylee Quince_Op ed
New AUT Professors
Natalie - FYG
News pattern
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince
Three strikes creates law vs justice gap
29 Nov, 2021
The challenge is having a law-making process that can keep pace with changing social and cultural values, without being knee-jerk reactive.
Legal aid crisis
Legal aid crisis erodes right to justice
15 Nov, 2021
Just as access to health is a good thing, so is access to justice - they are both prerequisites for a decent society, writes Law Professor Kris Gledhill.
Khylee Quince_Op ed
Who or what are Māori?
02 Nov, 2021
Calls for a specific vaccination target for Māori raise questions of identity and show why a more nuanced approach is required when we talk about “Māori”.
New AUT Professors
New Professors and Associate Professors
01 Nov, 2021
Eight AUT academics have been promoted to the position of Professor, and a further 22 have been appointed as Associate Professors.
Natalie - FYG
Meet law graduate Natalie
18 Oct, 2021
Meet Natalie Devery, one of the four graduates featured in AUT’s Find Your Greatness Campaign.

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