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The Socratic method reloaded: How to make it work in large classes?
(University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2014)
The Socratic method with its constant questioning poses a challenge to students, more so than any other teaching method. By the same token, it teaches law students what they need to know: legal analysis, critical thinking ...
Notes for RNZ slot from Ursula Cheer (Associate Professor) Canterbury University, 29 February 2011
(Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2011)
The recent Court of Appeal judgment in the Clayton Weatherston appeal, which raised issues of when a conviction can be overturned because of statements made in the media during trial.
Singh Case and the Campaign to Reform UK Defamation Law
(Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand NationalUniversity of Canterbury. School of Law, 2010)
Recently, the Simon Singh defamation case became a cause celebre in the UK for a push for big changes in defamation law, which might have relevance to our law. However, some aspects of the campaign for change have been ...
'Legitimate Expectation' and the Rules of Natural Justice
(University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1983)
In recent years the nature and boundaries of "the duty to act fairly" has been the predominant subject of judicial and academic concern in any discussion on the application of the rules of natural justice. Now that the ...
Judicial Review of Universities - The Visitor and the visited
(University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1982)
The University visitor is a truly remarkable figure in English law. Described by one writer a "redolent of monarchical paternalism in an isolated unworldly community of scholars" this once remote figure has become prominent ...
Do Lawyers make a Distinctive Contribution to Tax Policy-making?: Reflections on the Contributions of Lawyers to Tax Policy-making in New Zealand
Lawyers play an important part in tax policy making in New Zealand (NZ). This paper briefly reviews NZ’s Generic Tax Policy Process (GTPP), and then turns it focus on the important contributions legal practitioners and ...
Binding remedies: The Ngāi Tahu Treaty settlement negotiations in a post-Haronga context
Treaty of Waitangi settlements in New Zealand have been a result of political compromise. While financial limits have been set and the relativities between settlements have been established, there has been no concrete ...