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Supreme Court roundup 19-26 November

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.

The will-finders: Genealogy Investigations

For the past five years, journalists Fran Tyler and Deborah Morris have used their joint talents of mystery solving, and their extensive court reporting experience, to help both families and lawyers trace lost family members and beneficiaries of wills and estates.

Supreme Court affirms class actions can proceed on ‘opt-out’ basis

The Supreme Court in the Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd v Ross appeal has unanimously agreed class actions can proceed on an ‘opt out’ basis, pending development of a comprehensive legislative framework. The Law Society was a neutral intervenor in the appeal.
Lawyers celebrate justice for animals

Lawyers celebrate justice for animals

A group of lawyers has stepped up to ensure the rule of law prevails in two cases of animal cruelty that are both legal firsts in Aotearoa.

Supreme Court Roundup 12-19 November

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.

Supreme Court Roundup 6-12 November

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.
Two Lawyers and a Widget: A digital accessibility game-changer

Two Lawyers and a Widget: A digital accessibility game-changer

Two Rotorua lawyers and friends tell us about their new venture to help organisations become more digitally accessible.

Supreme Court Roundup 29 October to 5 November

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.

Supreme Court roundup 23-29 October

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.
Satellite connectivity boosting justice system in Papua New Guinea

Satellite connectivity boosting justice system in Papua New Guinea

It's hoped new internet connectivity will improve access to justice and empower people interacting with the judicial system across Papua New Guinea.
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