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Supreme Court roundup 24 March - 30 March 2022

Supreme Court roundup 24 March - 30 March 2022

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

Update from the Department of Corrections: Access to defendants in custody during COVID-19

The Department of Corrections | Ara Poutama Aotearoa currently has very tight restrictions on people coming into its prisons. Higher Stages settings under the department’s COVID-19 framework are helping to minimise COVID transmission in its prisons, as well as mitigating the operational pressures currently being experienced.
Supreme Court roundup 17 March - 23 March 2022

Supreme Court roundup 17 March - 23 March 2022

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

Jury trial bubble guidelines and rapid antigen testing for private lawyers working at Ministry of Justice sites

The Ministry of Justice has released Jury Trial Bubble guidelines and guidance on the use of rapid antigen testing for private lawyers working at its sites.
Supreme Court roundup 11 March - 16 March 2022

Supreme Court roundup 11 March - 16 March 2022

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

Law Society makes recommendations to improve draft Russia Sanctions Bill

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa made a submission on a draft Bill enabling the New Zealand Government to impose and enforce sanctions in response to Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.

Bill seeking to improve outcomes for children and young people needs further work

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa appeared before the Social Services and Community select committee last week to present its submission on the Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System and Children and Young People’s Commission Bill. Elana Geddis and Johan Niemand addressed the select committee on…
Supreme Court roundup 4 March - 10 March 2022

Supreme Court roundup 4 March - 10 March 2022

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Supreme Court roundup 25 February - 3 March 2022

Supreme Court roundup 25 February - 3 March 2022

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

Return to work processes: Ministry of Justice and the Courts of New Zealand

If you are critical part of the Justice Sector such as being involved in priority court proceedings that are unable to be undertaken remotely you may be able to register for the close contact exemption scheme. Please see below for details about the requirements and eligibility. 
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