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  • Bruce Thomas at the Law School

    Imports, exports and human rights

    Victoria University of Wellington student Bruce Thomas’ path to completing his Doctor of Philosophy in Law was more difficult than most, but his research could have a significant impact on how countries share customs intelligence.

  • Associate Professor Nicole Moreham

    The rocketing value of privacy

    Despite assumptions to the contrary in our social media-saturated times, Associate Professor Nicole Moreham says there is an increasing recognition of the value of privacy. Navigating celebrity scandals, six-figure sums and rude baking, she argues the law is right to regard privacy as a fundamental aspect of human autonomy and dignity.

  • Professor Martha Nussbaum

    Anger and the politics of blame

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

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  • Government Law – Year in Review Half-Day Seminar

    Price: $125 plus gst (other fees available, on application, for students or unwaged).Registration: https://nzcpl-governmentlaw-yearinreview2019.eventbrite.co.nzCPD Compatible:…

    Venue: Pipitea Campus room to be confirmed