Faculty of Law

Public Lectures 2015

Sir Geoffrey Palmer

25 July 2015

"How Wellington was chosen to be New Zealand's Capital"

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16 February 2015

"New Zealand's Defective Law on Climate Change"

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Sir Geoffrey Palmer  

5 May 2015

"Bilateral Arbitration Treaty Regime"

Gary Born

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4 May 2015

"The Rainbow Warrior—a game changer? A 30 year retrospective "

Gary Born, Dr Gerard Curry, Sir Kenneth Keith, Bill Mansfield, Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Dr Penelope Ridings, chaired by Linda Clark

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 Public Lectures 2014

Hon Justice Robert French

27 November 2014

"Common Law Constitutionalism" - Robin Cooke Lecture 2014

Honourable Robert French, Chief Justice of Australia

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Jane Ginsburg

16 October 2014

"From Hypatia to Victor Hugo to Larry & Sergey: “All the world’s knowledge” and Universal Authors’ Rights"

Professor Jane Ginsburg, 2014 New Zealand Law Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow

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 Thomas Stipanowich

30 September 2014

"International Mediation and Conflict Management: Near a Tipping Point?"

Professor Thomas Stipanowich

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Zhu Yan

28 August 2014

"Mass Torts in China – The ‘Sanlu’ Milk Powder Scandal"

Dr. ZHU Yan

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Clint Francis

22 August 2014

"Intellectual Capital Management: A Heuristic for Value Articulation"

Professor Clint Francis

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Professor Gerald Torres

28 July 2014

"Litigating Climate Change"

Professor Gerald Torres

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eric martinot

8 April 2014

"Renewable Energy Futures: Challenges for Law and Business"

Dr. Eric Martinot

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Stephen Kos

24 March 2014

"Constitutional Collision: Fitzgerald v Muldoon v Wild"

Hon Justice Stephen Kós

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Public Lectures 2013

Paul Walker

25 March 2013

"Rights, Wrong and Proportionality"

Borrin Fellowship Public Lecture - Sir Paul Walker

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Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

14 March 2013

"The Supreme Court"

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

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Public Lectures 2012


25 June 2012

"Making the Case for a Bulletproof Arms Trade Treaty"

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CISG Advisory Council Meeting 2012 Wellington, New Zealand and AMINZ Conference. View Podcasts.

Robin Cooke Lectures


Mary Arden

"Press, Privacy and Proportionality"

Lady Justice Arden, Judge of the UK Court of Appeal

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Cheryl Saunders

"A Constitution as Catalyst: Different Paths within Australasian Administrative Law"

Professor Cheryl Saunders, University of Melbourne

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anthony Mason

"Human Rights: Interpretation, Declarations of Inconsistency and the Limits of Judicial Power"

Sir Anthony Mason AC, KBE, QC, former Justice of the High Court of Australia

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david mullan

"Judicial Review of the Executive: Principled Exasperation"

Emeritus Professor David Mullan, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University

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