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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
14 May, 2018
AUT Law School graduate to gain work experience in the heart of the British criminal law system after receiving Pegasus Scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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