Posts tagged Pro Bono
Equal Justice Project 2014 Publication
Battering the Law

After a history of abuse and victimhood, Ms Wihongi fatally stabbed Mr Hirini in June 2009. In R v Wihongi, Ms Wihongi was denied appeal to the Supreme Court and has exhausted all domestic remedies. EJP Pro Bono and On Campus were asked to prepare research on the possibility of an appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Committee or the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.

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The Law and Legality

The Equal Justice Project Pro Bono team recently had the opportunity to undertake important research regarding the principle of legality in New Zealand. Our research concerned the application of this principle to two cases that are currently before the courts – both of which have received substantial media coverage in recent months.

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