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            A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Cre che Case
              

            A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Cre che Case (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Hood, Lynley

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            Originally published in 2001, A City Possessed is the harrowing account of one of New Zealand's most high-profile criminal cases - a story of child sexual abuse allegations, gender politics and the law. In detailing the events of the 1990s that led up to and surrounded the allega...tions made against several staff of the Christchurch Civic Creche, author Lynley Hood shows how and why such a case could happen. A City Possessed won the Montana Medal for Non-Fiction at the 2002 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. Her penetrating analysis of the social and legal processes by which the conviction of Peter Ellis was obtained, and repeatedly upheld, raises major issues for our justice system and the way we see ourselves. Peter Ellis served seven years of a 10-year jail sentence for abusing seven children at the Christchurch Civic Creche. He has always maintained his innocence, and has gained widespread support for what many see as a miscarriage of justice. This paperback edition comes at a time when Peter Ellis and the Christchurch Civic Creche case have returned to public attention. In July 2019, a terminally ill Ellis was granted a final appeal to the Supreme Court, scheduled for November 2019.
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            ISBN 9781988531854
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

            Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law (Hardback)

            By Girma, Haben

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            The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage.

            ISBN 9781538728727
            Released NZ 9 Oct 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            The Promise of Law: Essays marking the retirement of Dame Sian Elias as Chief Justice of New Zealand
             

            The Promise of Law: Essays marking the retirement of Dame Sian Elias as Chief Justice of New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Mount, S.; Harris, M.

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            "Transcribed papers of the speakers from the Chief Justice Retirement Conference"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9781988546070
            Published NZ 20 Dec 2019
            Publisher LexisNexis New Zealand Ltd
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            Pills, Powder, and Smoke: inside the bloody War on Drugs
             

            Pills, Powder, and Smoke: inside the bloody War on Drugs (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Loewenstein, Antony

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            Like the never-ending War on Terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight. Pills, Powder, and Smoke explains why. The War on Drugs has been official American policy since the 1970s, with the UK, Europe, and much of the world followin...g suit. It is at best a failed policy, according to bestselling author Antony Loewenstein. Its direct results have included mass incarceration in the US, extreme violence in different parts of the world, the backing of dictatorships, and surging drug addiction globally. And now the Trump administration is unleashing diplomatic and military forces against any softening of the conflict. Pills, Powder, and Smoke investigates the individuals, officials, activists, and traffickers caught up in this deadly war. Travelling through the UK, the US, Australia, Honduras, the Philippines, and Guinea-Bissau, Loewenstein uncovers the secrets of the drug war, why it's so hard to end, and who is really profiting from it. Loewenstein reports on the frontlines across the globe, from the streets of London's King's Cross to remote African villages. He reveals how the War on Drugs has become the most deadly war in modern times. Designed and inspired by Washington, its agenda has nothing to do with ending drug use or addiction, but is all about controlling markets, territory, and people.
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            ISBN 9781912854240
            Released NZ 9 Jan 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

            The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Acemoglu, Daron; Robinson, James A.

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            'A must-read. Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank . . . erudite and fascinating' Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations Fail In this profoundly important follow up to their global bestseller, Acemoglu and Robinson provide a powerful new framework... for looking at countries' development through the way that the state interacts with society. This conceptualisation - in which any country can be located on a simple diagram and its future predicted - is new and based on decades of their research. The power distribution between state and society affects how peaceful societies are, what types of institutions develop, how much oppression and fear people suffer, how their economies are organized, and how rich they are. Full of entertaining stories from the past (it starts with the wife of a Nigerian ruler fleeing Abuja with 38 suitcases of cash), Balance of Power sheds light on issues from the present and has practical political ideas for the future. 'An intellectually rich book that develops an important thesis with verve' Martin Wolf, Financial Times, on Why Nations Fail
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            ISBN 9780241314319
            Released NZ 26 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            Colonising Myths: Maori Realities-He Rukuruku Whakaaro
              

            Colonising Myths: Maori Realities-He Rukuruku Whakaaro (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mikaere, Ani

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            This book brings together a series of papers that reflects on the effect of Pakeha law, legal processes, and teaching on Maori legal thought and practice.

            ISBN 9781869694531
            Published NZ 2 Sep 2011
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance
               

            Nga Tai Matatu: Tides of Maori Endurance (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Durie, Mason

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            Describes and analyses the position of the Maori people and Maori interests in the first few years of the third millenium. It also recognises journeys from the past and makes projections into the future.

            ISBN 9780195584684
            Published NZ 24 Jun 2005
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
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            Nuremberg Trials

            Nuremberg Trials (Paperback)

            By Roland, Paul

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            Providing a definitive account of the most imfamous trials of the last century, this book examines the Nazi atrocities at Nuremberg during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781848374829
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
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            The Frontiers of Public Law
              

            The Frontiers of Public Law (Hardback)

            Edited by Varuhas, Jason NE; Wilson Stark, Shona

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            This major collection contains selected papers from the third Public Law Conference, an international conference hosted by the University of Melbourne in July 2018. The collection includes contributions by leading academics and senior judges from across the common law world, incl...uding Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. The collection explores the frontiers of public law, examining the intersection of public law with other significant fields, and considering the possibilities for legal thought and legal development at public law's edges. The essays provide striking insights into public law, and its place within the wider legal landscape. The collection addresses four principal frontiers of public law - public law and international law; public law and indigenous law, rights and culture; public law and other domestic fields including private law and criminal law; and public law and public administration. In common with the two previous books in the Public Law Conference series, this collection provides invaluable insights at the cutting-edge of public law, and is essential reading for those working in the field.
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            ISBN 9781509930371
            Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

            The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken (Paperback)

            By The Secret Barrister

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            An anonymous barrister writes a darkly comic, provocative and moving first-hand account of life in the legal system and how it's failing us all

            ISBN 9781509841141
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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