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Intrusion Upon Seclusion
This case note considers the possibility of exemplary damages in cases of the then-newly recognised tort of intrusion upon seclusion.
The Accommodation of the Shari'a within Western Legal Systems
Most Western countries today are grappling with the question whether Islamic law, the Shari’a, should somehow be recognized and incorporated into their domestic legal systems. The issue is highly complex and controversial, ...
A Shift from Belize to Singapore? Interpretation and Implication in Satterthwaite v Gough
This case note highlights a Court of Appeal decision that may suggest a move towards rejecting the English approach to implication previously accepted in New Zealand in favour of the rival Singaporean approach.
Chronic Pain, Physical Injury and Mental Injury
This article contributes to the debate over chronic pain cover under New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme by examining the statutory definitions of “mental injury” and “physical injury”.
Regulating Religious Coercion
This Article examines the nature and regulation of religious coercion. Direct religious coercion denotes situations where the government expressly applies sanctions to ensure conformity with religious goals. Indirect ...
Charity Begins at the Politically Correct Home? The Family First Case
Is advancing the traditional or nuclear family a non-charitable purpose? Is it “controversial” and impermissibly political “propaganda” in the 21st century to advocate the two-parent, opposite-sex, married couple as the ...
Bill Atkin: A Fierce Defender of Children's Rights and Proponent of Child-Focused Legislation
This article illustrates the different ways in which Professor Bill Atkin has shown where family law legislative reforms have fallen short in making the rights and well-being of children the paramount consideration in ...
What is the Place of Corrective Justice in Criminal Justice?
This article examines the performance of corrective justice, traditionally associated with private law, through the sentence of reparation in the criminal justice process
Overturning the Social Contract?
This short article examines the significance of Parliament’s overturn of a Supreme Court decision on the relationship between reparation and ACC entitlements.
Indigenous Spiritual Concerns and the Secular State: Some New Zealand Developments
This article explores the recurrent global claim by indigenous peoples for their spiritual concerns to be taken seriously and given appropriate effect in public policy. The secular liberal state's commitment to ideals of ...