Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

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Home to scholars of international standing and based in the capital city's vibrant legal and political heart, there is no better place to advance your knowledge of the Law. Find out more

News

9 February 2016 Celebrating Law Faculty’s New Year Honours
A number of Victoria University of Wellington Law Faculty alumni were recognised on the New Year Honours List 2016. Read more
3 February 2016 The TPPA and the Treaty
The following commentary is provided by Dr Carwyn Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu and Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki), a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law. Read more
1 February 2016 Public lecture – considering indigenous laws
Can law be taught outside the traditional law school classroom? Are declarations of Parliament and the Courts the only laws for consideration? What about the laws of indigenous peoples? Read more

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Events

Feb11Public LecturesLearning from the land: Indigenous legal education in context
Date: 11 February 2016
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Government Buildings, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
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Feb22Public LecturesCITIZENS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE LEGITIMACY OF OMBUDSMEN AND THEIR DECISION-MAKING
Date: 22 February 2016
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: Seminar Room 07 (GBG07), Old Government Buildings, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
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Feb23Public LecturesThe Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement – what lies ahead?
Date: 23 February 2016
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 (GBLT1), Rear Courtyard, Old Government Buildings, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
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