Do we need a right to repair?

Do we need a right to repair?

By Alex Sims Legislative changes must be made quickly to avoid New Zealand becoming a dumping ground for products unable to be sold overseas. In 2017 each person in New Zealand generated around 20.1 kg per year of e-waste, most of which was not recycled. As e-waste...
Can litigation save us from climate change?

Can litigation save us from climate change?

By Rebekkah Markey-Towler & Jacqueline Peel Governments around the world are being taken to court for inaction on climate change – but can litigation help fill the policy gap? During COP26 – the global conference on climate change – countries are gathering in...
Is a healthy environment a human right?

Is a healthy environment a human right?

By Nathan Cooper How the new human right to a healthy environment could accelerate New Zealand’s action on climate change. Last week’s formal recognition by the United Nations Human Rights Council that the right to a healthy environment is an essential human right has...
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...