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Budget 2022: Legal Aid Funding Boost Welcome Relief for All New Zealanders

Budget 2022: Legal Aid Funding Boost Welcome Relief for All New Zealanders

New Zealanders from all walks of life will benefit from increased access to justice thanks to funding for our legal aid system in Budget 2022, the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa says. Today’s budget sees an extra $190m over four years invested into maintaining and strengthening…
Courts roundup 12 May - 17 May 2022

Courts roundup 12 May - 17 May 2022

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

Law Society shoots down Firearms Prohibition Order Legislation Bill

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa appeared before the Justice Select Committee in May to present its submission on the Firearms Prohibition Order Legislation Bill (the Bill). Professor Jeremy Finn and Monique van Alphen Fyfe addressed the Select Committee on behalf of the Law Society.
Courts roundup 5 May - 11 May 2022

Courts roundup 5 May - 11 May 2022

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

Independent Review – Once-in-a-Generation Review

The Independent Review Panel is working on a discussion paper that will be released in early June, which will be followed by a series of virtual and in-person engagement events over the following months to ensure wide consultation with all stakeholders but particularly the profession.
Courts roundup 28 April - 4 May 2022

Courts roundup 28 April - 4 May 2022

Decisions, proceedings and news from the courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Courts roundup 21 April - 27 April 2022

Courts roundup 21 April - 27 April 2022

Decisions, proceedings and news from the courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Courts roundup 14 April - 20 April 2022

Courts roundup 14 April - 20 April 2022

Decisions, proceedings and news from the courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Courts roundup 7 April - 13 April 2022

Courts roundup 7 April - 13 April 2022

Decisions, proceedings and news from the courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Supreme Court roundup 31 March - 6 April 2022

Supreme Court roundup 31 March - 6 April 2022

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