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Could Britain be sued for reopening?
22 Jul, 2021
Amid rising rates of illness and death, the UK has lifted its COVID restrictions. Can other countries take legal action? Kris Gledhill considers the issue.
Identity not just about DNA percentages
19 May, 2021
Identity involves the nuanced politics of race, the science of genetics, and the social practices of connection, writes interim Dean of Law, Khylee Quince.
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AUT appoints Interim Dean of Law
09 Apr, 2021
Associate Professor Khylee Quince has been appointed the Interim Dean of the School of Law at AUT.
Geoff Perry and Richard Hall
AUT’s newest Reeves Honorary Fellows
01 Apr, 2021
Dr Geoff Perry and Richard Hall have been made AUT’s newest Reeves Honorary Fellows in recognition of their significant contributions to the University.
Anti-slavery law an urgent priority
23 Mar, 2021
The call by NZ business leaders for an inquiry into the need for a modern-day slavery law is welcome but long overdue, writes Professor Kris Gledhill.
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