law and courts

Justice Lowell Goddard

NZ judge resigns as head of inquiry into Britain’s child abuse

Fri 5 Aug 14

High Court judge's resignation has thrown the future of the inquiry into doubt.

Blogger Cameron Slater

Public health researchers’ defamation claim is ‘vexatious bullying’ – Slater

Tue 14 Jun 15

With two other defamation cases pending against him, Whale Oil blogger says: "These muppets will have to get in line.”

Kathmandu chief financial officer Reuben Casey

Briscoe digs heels in after being asked to cough up $3 million

Wed 8 Jun 4

Kathmandu's largest shareholder has 'not been forthcoming' on why it only partially paid the alleged debt.

Tim Shadbolt

Shadbolt v Arnold: 'Where is the harm?'

Wed 16 Mar

Battle between Invercargill politicians "regular rough and tumble of local body politics," judge says.

Capital Letter: Suing and being sued by the Crown

Tue 26 Jan 1

"The ability to bring civil proceedings against the Crown is an essential means by which citizens are able to obtain legal redress when the government has breached individual rights or has failed to comply with its legal obligations."

Nicky Hager (TVNZ)

Police raid on Hager’s house illegal – High Court

Thu 17 Dec 15

Judgment "very good news for New Zealand journalism," says Nicky Hager.


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