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The Māori Law Review is a monthly review of law affecting Māori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Mahuru 2020 September – Contents

Pūnaha whakawā – criminal justice

Sentencing – systemic deprivation discounts – progress but not perfect - Oliver Fredrickson

Indigenous peoples and COVID-19 – online seminars

Māmari Stephens chairs a panel discussion with presentations by Professor Margaret Mutu, Julia Whaipooti, and health academic Dr Rhys Jones. They discuss Māori experience of law and justice in Aotearoa New Zealand through the COVID-19 pandemic to date

Dr Carwyn Jones chairs a discussion with presentations by Courtney Skye, John Borrows, Jess Housty, and Jeff Corntassel on Indigenous peoples and COVID-19: issues of law and justice in Canada

Dr Claire Charters chairs a discussion with presentations by Aliza Organick, Kelsey Leonard, and Miriam Jorgensen on Indigenous peoples and COVID-19: issues of law and justice in the U.S.A.

Legal education in Aotearoa New Zealand

Educating for a bijural Aotearoa New Zealand legal system - the aspirations of Māori academics - Professor Jacinta Ruru

Te Kōti Mana Nui - Supreme Court

Pūnaha whakawā – criminal justice - sentencing - relevance of whakamā - leave to appeal refused - Henare v R [2020] NZSC 96 - Craig Linkhorn

Te Kōti Pīra - Court of Appeal

Pūnaha whakawā - criminal justice - sentencing - relevance of whakamā - Henare v R [2020] NZCA 188 - Craig Linkhorn

Te Kōti Matua - High Court

Takutai moana - strike out - Re Maanu Paul [2020] NZHC 2039 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana - strike out - Re Dargaville [2020] NZHC 2028 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana - partial strike out - Re Ngāti Pāhauwera [2020] NZHC 1139 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana - procedure - preliminary hearing declined - Re Whakatōhea [2020] NZHC 1549 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana – procedure - participation of Ngāti Ruatakenga - Re Whakatōhea/Ruatakenga [2020] NZHC 1905 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana - procedure - former Attorney-General as counsel - Re Ngāti Whakaue ki Maketū Hapū [2019] NZHC 2360 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Takutai moana - procedure - test case - referral of tikanga Māori issues - Re Collier [2019] NZHC 2096 - Zoe Rose-Curnow

Te Kōti Pīra Māori – Māori Appellate Court

2020 Māori Appellate Court judgments - index

Te Kōti Whenua Māori – Māori Land Court

2020 Māori Land Court judgments - index

Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition 2020

Entries are open for the 2020 Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie student essay competition sponsored by the Māori Law Review. For more information and details on how the competition operates go here. Entries will close at 5 p.m. on Friday 25 Mahuru (September) 2020.

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