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  • The Law School with the Beehive in the background

    Victoria University staff and alumni appointed to new governmental justice advisory group

    Several people associated with Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law have been appointed to the Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group—Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora, a new advisory group for the Ministry of Justice, including Senior Lecturer Dr Carwyn Jones, former staff member Dr Warren Young and Law alumni Hon Chester Borrows and Julia Whaipooti. Professor Tony Ward from the School of Psychology was also appointed.

  • Professor Martha Nussbaum giving the Faculty of Law's annual Borrin lecture

    Anger, and the politics of blame

    “Anger pollutes democratic politics and is of dubious value in both life and the law,” eminent American philosopher Professor Martha C Nussbaum told an audience at Victoria University of Wellington. But she conceded that “for all its ugliness [it] is a very popular emotion”.

  • Te Wehi Wright

    Victoria University alumnus shares experiences gained from UN visit

    In April Te Wehi Wright (Ngā Ruahine, Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Uenukukōpako, me Ngāti Whakaue) was chosen as one of 12 rangatahi (young people) to take part in a delegation to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York.

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