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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.
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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.
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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.
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Calls to protect against modern slavery

11 May, 2020
NZ Government must protect most vulnerable workers during COVID-19.
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Was NZ’s coronavirus lockdown legal?

11 May, 2020
As New Zealand approaches the end of its strictest lockdown period, a debate has begun about whether it was legal in the first place.
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Our experts weigh in on COVID-19

21 Apr, 2020
Business, Economics and Law academics contribute to the global conversation about COVID-19.
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Vital to protect human rights online

15 Apr, 2020
As use of digital platforms surges, two AUT academics explain why we’ll need stronger global efforts to protect human rights online.
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AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
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New Professors and Associate Professors

07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
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AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
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19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
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Grace makes global Badass Women list

17 Jul, 2019
AUT Law and Communications student Grace Stratton joins Rihanna, Marie Kondo and Nobel prize winner in global list
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Challenging thinking at SAL

09 Jul, 2019
AUT and high school students got an inside look at the work days of top New Zealand’s business people recently at the 2019 Shadow a Leader event.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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Explainer: mosque shootings trial

12 Apr, 2019
AUT Law School professor, Kris Gledhill, outlines the judicial process for the trial of the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch terror attacks.
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Christchurch tragedy

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
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AUT gets Borrin Foundation support

18 Feb, 2019
AUT Law School researchers have received funding support to investigate solutions for offenders who experience mental health and addiction-related issues.
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PhD milestone at AUT Law School

07 Jan, 2019
Research examining the management of Māori land trusts is the focus of the first PhD awarded by the AUT Law School.
AUT Edge Award winners

Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
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Meet the new Internz

28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
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Five AUT Marsden Fund grants

08 Nov, 2018
Five projects led by AUT researchers have been granted funding totalling $3.58 million in new research for the university, in this Marsden Fund round.
AUT's new Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
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Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
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Five questions: Professor Kris Gledhill

09 Oct, 2018
We asked Professor Kris Gledhill five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
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THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
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AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
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Bachelor of Business undergoes refresh

01 Aug, 2018
AUT’s reshaped Bachelor of Business lets students build an engaging, multidisciplinary programme of study focused on future capabilities and social impact.

Leading the next generation

05 Jul, 2018
Mixing the generations for leadership lessons during AUT’s Shadow a Leader day.
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Community contribution celebrated

08 Jun, 2018
AUT Law School recognises MFAT associate counsel Pakeeza Rasheed for her work with charities and community organisations
London calling for AUT law scholar

London calling for AUT law scholar

14 May, 2018
AUT Law School graduate to gain work experience in the heart of the British criminal law system after receiving Pegasus Scholarship.
AUT student links with US-NZ leaders

AUT student links with US-NZ leaders

17 Apr, 2018
AUT business and law student Charle Megala is appointed to the US Embassy’s New Zealand Youth Council for 2018.
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Law student’s Borrin Foundation support

13 Apr, 2018
The research grant will fund a research internship investigating how cultural information can improve outcomes for Māori in the justice system.
Indigenous law research to the fore

Indigenous law research to the fore

09 Apr, 2018

AUT Law School officially opens legal research centre with a focus on indigenous people in New Zealand and across the Asia-Pacific.

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AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

01 Mar, 2018

New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

06 Nov, 2017

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

12 Oct, 2017

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.

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Competition win brings real world learning

13 Sep, 2017

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.

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AUT Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice launched

22 Mar, 2017

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.

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Business and Law students attend Global Leader Experience

07 Mar, 2017

Six law and 39 business students recently attended ‘Common Purpose - Global Leader Experience’ - an international programme for university students.

First law student cohort at AUT South Campus signals milestone for Manukau

19 May, 2016
AUT this year has welcomed the first cohort of law students to its South Campus in Manukau.

12 May, 2016

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Paris agreement done deal

16 Dec, 2015

For an hour and a half on Sunday evening - in the final excruciating stages of a marathon negotiating session involving through the night meetings on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - it looked as if a typo in the final draft text might derail proceedings.

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23 Jul, 2015
PDS

04 May, 2015
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International expert says law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

02 Sep, 2014

The reputation of New Zealand’s most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two world-leading academics.

Work and Worship

AUT Professor of Diversity’s new book Work & Worship to help businesses respond to minority religions in the workforce

28 May, 2014

A new book written by AUT Professor of Diversity Dr Edwina Pio offers insights and advice to organisations with minority religions in their workforces.

New Law Professor, Julie Cassidy

04 Jan, 2012
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