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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.

Lawyer censured for talking to media

The latest decision from the New Zealand Lawyer’s and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal is a timely reminder that lawyers must not discuss their clients with the media.

Supreme Court roundup 15-22 October

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

The first all-women bench at the Employment Court

An historic sitting at the Employment Court took place this week with the first all-women bench on Tuesday, 13 October. Chief Judge Christina Inglis, Judge Joanna Holden and Judge Kathryn Beck heard Gate Gourmet NZ Ltd v Sandhu & Ors at the Specialist Courts on Federal Street in Auckland. This week’s sitting...

Supreme Court roundup 7-15 October

New Zealand Supreme CourtMurder, sentencing discount for guilty plea, personal characteristicsSmith v R [2020] NZSC 106 (7 October 2020) Unsuccessful leave application – S pleaded guilty to murder of his former partner - Murder took place in November 2012 - Plea entered in September 2013 after a sentencing indication – M...

Supreme Court roundup 25 Sep - 7 Oct

New Zealand Supreme CourtCharitable or public gift, tax creditCommissioner of Inland Revenue v Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Trust Bord and anor [2020] NZSC 102 (30 September 2020) Unsuccessful leave application – Commissioner (CIR) challenged payments to the Trust Board (the Board) associated with missionaries Church selected to proselytise overseas...
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