Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? In this talk, Professor Scott Optican examines the criminal justice system’s response to significantly inculpatory evidence generated by surreptitious policing. This talk was part of the 2021 home edition of the Raising...
Taking Issue: can gangs ever be good for society?

Taking Issue: can gangs ever be good for society?

We all know the harm that gangs can do but can they ever be good for society? And what constitutes a gang anyway? Three experts from the University discuss the issues in 350 words each. Social inequality is the real crime  By definition, gangs are entities that engage...
Why do people steal art? 🔊

Why do people steal art? 🔊

The recent heist at the Green Vault within the Dresden Castle in Germany has been speculated to be one of the largest art heists in history. City officials and experts consider the loss to be “priceless” and a “cultural loss”, while the media...
Should prisoners be allowed to vote? 🔊

Should prisoners be allowed to vote? 🔊

A few days ago, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced plans to change the current law on prisoner voting rights in time for the 2020 election to allow prisoners serving sentences of three years or under to vote. This change comes after a landmark decision by the...