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            The Trials of Portnoy

            The Trials of Portnoy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mullins, Patrick

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            Fifty years after the event, here is the first full account of an audacious publishing decision that--with the help of booksellers and readers around the country--forced the end of literary censorship in Australia.

            ISBN 9781925849448
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope
              

            Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino: A Two-Stranded Rope (Paperback)

            Edited by McDonald, Elisabeth; Powell, Rhonda; Stephens, Mamari; Hunter, Rosemary

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            This edited collection asks how key New Zealand judgments might read if they were written by a feminist judge. Feminist judging is an emerging critical legal approach that works within the confines of common law legal method to challenge the myth of judicial neutrality and illust...rate how the personal experiences and perspectives of judges may influence the reasoning and outcome of their decisions. Uniquely, this book includes a set of cases employing an approach based on mana wahine, the use of Maori values that recognise the complex realities of Maori women's lives. Through these feminist and mana wahine judgments, it opens possibilities of more inclusive judicial decision making for the future. 'This project stops us in our tracks and asks us: how could things have been different? At key moments in our legal history, what difference would it have made if feminist judges had been at the tiller? By doing so, it raises a host of important questions. What does it take to be a feminist judge? Would we want our judges to be feminists and if so why? Is there a uniquely female perspective to judging?' Professor Claudia Geiringer, Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington 'With this book, some of our leading jurists expose the biases and power structures that underpin legal rules and the interpretation of them. Some also give voice to mana wahine perspectives on and about the law that have become invisible over time, perpetuating the impacts of colonialism and patriarchy combined on Maori women. I hope this book will be a catalyst for our nation to better understand and then seek to ameliorate these impacts.' Dr Claire Charters, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Auckland 'The work is highly illuminating and is critical to the development of our legal system ... It is crucial, not only for legal education, so that students of the law open their minds to the different ways legal problems can be conceptualised and decided. It is also crucial if we are
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            ISBN 9781509936960
            Released NZ 19 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Traditional, National, and International Law and Indigenous Communities
              

            Traditional, National, and International Law and Indigenous Communities (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Nielsen, Marianne O.; Jarratt-Snider, Karen

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            Explores the global effects of marginalizing Indigenous law. The essays in this book argue that European-based law has been used to force Indigenous peoples to assimilate, has politically disenfranchised Indigenous communities, and has destroyed traditional Indigenous social inst...itutions.
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            ISBN 9780816540419
            Released NZ 30 May 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            Series Indigenous Justice
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            Torts in New Zealand: Cases and Materials 5e
               

            Torts in New Zealand: Cases and Materials 5e (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)

            By Atkin, Professor Bill; McLay, Geoff

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            Torts in New Zealand: Cases and Materials is the principal torts casebook in New Zealand. In its fifth edition, it builds on the success of previous editions by providing cases, materials and integrated commentary necessary for a comprehensive introduction to New Zealand tort law....
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            ISBN 9780195585155
            Published NZ 8 Feb 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            How to Fix Copyright
              

            How to Fix Copyright (Hardback)

            By Patry, William

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            The arrival of the Internet was revolutionary, and one of the most tumultuous developments that flowed from it--the upending of the relatively settled world of copyright law--has forced us to rethink how rights to a work are allocated and how delivery formats affect an originator...'s claims to the work.
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            ISBN 9780199760091
            Released NZ 14 Mar 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Fentanyl, Inc.
             

            Fentanyl, Inc. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Westhoff, Ben

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            A new crop of chemicals is radically changing the recreational-drug landscape. Known as Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS), these chemicals include replacements for known drugs like cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, and heroin. They are synthetic, made in a laboratory, and are much m...ore potent than traditional drugs - and, all too often, they are tragically lethal. Fentanyl, Inc. is the first deep-dive investigation of a hazardous illicit industry that has created a worldwide epidemic, ravaging communities and overwhelming and confounding the government agencies that are challenged to combat it. Drugs like fentanyl, with arcane acronyms like 4-ANPP, K2, and NBOMe, were all originally developed in legitimate laboratories for proper medicinal purposes. Their formulas were then hijacked by rogue chemists, largely in China but increasingly in other places, too, who change their molecular structures to stay ahead of the law, a process that makes the drugs' effects impossible to predict. Westhoff has infiltrated this shadowy world. In Fentanyl, Inc., he recounts how he tracked down a mysterious drug baron in New Zealand who unintentionally sparked one aspect of the synthetic-drug revolution. He visits the shady factories in China from which these drugs emanate, providing startling and original reporting on how China's vast chemical industry operates. He chronicles the lives of addicts and dealers, families of victims, law enforcement officers, and underground drug-awareness organisers in the U.S. and Europe. Together, they provide the shocking full picture of a calamity we are only just beginning to understand. And yet from its depths, as Westhoff relates, are emerging new strategies that may provide essential long-term solutions to the drug crisis that has affected so many.
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            ISBN 9781925849523
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Lawless: A Lawyer's Unrelenting Fight for Justice in One of the World's Most Dangerous Places

            Lawless: A Lawyer's Unrelenting Fight for Justice in One of the World's Most Dangerous Places (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Motley, Kimberley

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            In the summer of 2008 Kimberley Motley quit her job as a public defender in Milwaukee to join a U.S. government sponsored 'capacity building' program that helped train lawyers in war-torn Afghanistan. She was 32-years-old at the time, a former Mrs. Wisconsin (she entered the comp...etition on a dare) and mother of three who had never travelled outside the United States. What she brought to Afghanistan was a toughness and resilience that came from growing up as an African American in one of the most dangerous cities in the US, a fundamental belief in everyone's right to justice - whether you live in Milwaukee, New York or Kabul, and a kick-ass approach to practicing law that was to make her a legend in the archaic, highly conservative legal environment of Afghanistan. Through sheer force of personality, ingenuity and perseverance, she became the first foreign lawyer to practice in Afghanistan, let alone the first woman. Her legal work swiftly morphed into a personal mission - to bring 'justness' to the defenceless and voiceless. In the space of two years, Motley established herself as an expert on Afghanistan's fledgling criminal justice system, steeped in that country's complex laws but equally adept at wielding Sharia law and arcane aspects of the Holy Quran in defence of her clients. Her radical approach has seen her successfully represent both Afghans and Westerners, overturning sentences for men and women who've become subject to often appalling miscarriages of justice. Motley's extraordinary work in Afghanistan was the recent subject of a critically acclaimed documentary entitled 'Motley's Law'. In the U.S. she has been profiled in Vanity Fair, Marie Claire and the New York Times. Her legal exploits have reached UK and Australian readers through frequent coverage by the BBC (print, television and radio), as well as in The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Australian newspapers and online editions. In addition, she was the subject of an Aljazeera profile titled 'Beau
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            ISBN 9781760633035
            Published NZ 5 Aug 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Treaty and the Act: the Treaty of Waitangi, 1840 and the Treaty of Waitangi Act, 1975
             

            The Treaty and the Act: the Treaty of Waitangi, 1840 and the Treaty of Waitangi Act, 1975 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Mitchell, R. C.

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            ISBN 9780473009342
            Published NZ 31 Dec 1990
            Publisher Cadsonbury Publications
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            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies
             

            Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Barrister, The Secret

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            The Secret Barrister returns to debunk the biggest legal lies of our time. Taking you from your own home to the halls of Westminster, this is the truth about justice in an age of fake law.

            ISBN 9781529009958
            Released NZ 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            Fighting for Hakeem

            Fighting for Hakeem (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Foster, Craig; Engel-Mallon, Alex

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            How people power challenged two monarchies, a military junta, and the world's largest sporting institutions ... and won

            ISBN 9780733643163
            Published NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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