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October 2016

Subscribe to the Law Foundation's YouTube channel and find out about latest legal research projects and what visiting legal experts have to say

The Law Foundation invites you to subscribe to its YouTube channel and find out about our latest legal research projects underway or recently completed.

Our NZLF Snapshot series of videos has short interviews with leading New Zealand researchers whose projects we are funding. The projects tackle a range of legal issues. Here’s a glimpse of the people and projects covered in the NZLF Snapshot series interviews:

  • Alison DouglassUpdating Mental Capacity Law and Practice
  • Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch Development of a national online resource for legal professional who work with vulnerable witnesses and defendants
  • Dr Marie BrownStrengthening Regulatory Outcomes: practice, innovation and enhancement of environmental enforcement in New Zealand
  • Dr Debra Wilson Rethinking Surrogacy legal, ethical, cultural and societal implications of surrogacy arrangements in New Zealand.
  • Dr Bridgette Toy-CroninKeeping Up Appearances: Accessing New Zealand’s Civil Courts as a Litigant in Person

The channel also includes numerous presentations recently given by notable New Zealanders and global experts at events recently supported by the Foundation:

  • Annual NZLF Ethel Benjamin Commemorative Addresses hosted by the Otago Women Lawyers’ Society (OWLSs) – 2014 Justice Helen Winkelmann; 2015 Justice Christine French; 2016 Hon. Marcia Neave AO.
  • Public lectures by NZLF Distinguished Visiting Fellows: 2016 Professor Graham Virgo; 2014 Professor Jane C Ginsburg; 2013 Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers; 2012 Professor Andrew Ashworth.
  • International speakers brought to New Zealand for law-related conferences or events: Adriana Braghetta; Professor Leigh Goodmark; Gary Born.

We hope you will subscribe to our Law Foundation YouTube channel and keep up to date with our latest legal research, and the information being shared by leading legal experts at Law Foundation-funded events.