Jailhouse lawyer granted parole
Arthur Taylor has been granted parole, following 19 failed attempts, at a time when attitudes to parole are changing.
Law Society decision ‘woefully inadequate’
The Law Society Lawyers Standards Committee has released its first decision relating to sexual violence since the Russell McVeagh revelations, and the findings are grave, advocates say.
Committee pursuing female lawyer must go
Heads must roll over “repugnant” investigation into Catriona MacLennan, writes High Court barrister Benedict Tompkins.
Young people unfit for court process
The demands of the court environment frequently exceed the knowledge and developmental capabilities of adolescents.
Corrections manager actions ‘inappropriate’ during Haumaha saga
Corrections reconsidering action in Haumaha case where manager breached staff member privacy.
Hypocrisy at the highest levels
Aaron Smale unpicks the significance of this week’s report into the state’s use of private investigators. against citizens.
Top cop Wally Haumaha keeps job
Inappropriate behaviour of deputy police commissioner towards women doesn’t meet sacking threshold, PM says.
New Chief Justice appointed
The Labour-led government has appointed Justice Helen Winkelmann to replace Dame Sian Elias as Chief Justice of New Zealand.