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dc.contributor.authorMoore, Jennifer
dc.identifier.citationJennifer Moore "An empirical approach to the New Zealand government's review of the coronial jurisdiction" (2014) 21 JLM 602.en_NZ
dc.description.abstractGiven the public profile of New Zealand coroners, it is surprising that there has been limited empirical research about coroners’ decision-making. This article uses evidence from New Zealand’s first empirical study of coroners’ recommendations to discuss the New Zealand government’s recent review of the coronial jurisdiction. In June and October 2013, New Zealand’s Courts Minister announced proposed changes to the coronial system. Several of the Minister’s proposals are consistent with the empirical evidence, but there are also significant gaps in the review. The Minister’s review acknowledges the importance of coroners’ preventive function, but will the proposals enable New Zealand’s coronial law to achieve its full preventive potential? The empirical evidence suggests that the prophylactic potential of coroners’ recommendations is not being maximised.en_NZ
dc.publisherThomson Reutersen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Law and Medicineen_NZ
dc.subjectcoroners' recommendationsen_NZ
dc.subjectpublic policyen_NZ
dc.titleAn Empirical Approach to the New Zealand Government’s Review of the Coronial Jurisdictionen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
otago.schoolFaculty of Lawen_NZ
otago.openaccessAbstract Only
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