In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori..
International Law is the definitive and authoritative text on the subject, offering Shaw's unbeatable combination of clarity of expression and academic rigour and ensuring both understanding and criti..
The 2nd edition of Introduction to Criminological Thought has been comprehensive revised and updated. It reports on new and important developments in criminology in both policy and practice specifical..
Legal Writing: A Complete Guide for a Career in Law will provide law students with the skills they need from the minute they reach law school right through to admission to the Bar, in multiple jurisdi..
Problems in meetings are commonly experienced by chairpersons and members of various societies. Members' Meetings, 3rd edition, offers a user's guide to running or participating in meetings and gives ..
Nevill's Law of Trusts, Wills and Administration, 13th edition has a proven record of viability. It provides a clear and concise guide to the law of trusts, wills, and administration for students and ..
This practical, plain-language guide outlines and explains the laws which govern all aspects of employment relations - including the duties and obligations of employers and employees, individual barga..
More than a conventional textbook, New Zealand Legal Method Handbook is a complete, easy-to-read introduction written with a focus on student learning. It brings the theory to life with plenty of work..
Making a will is a vital and responsible task but is often put off because the process appears so complicated. The New Zealand Will Kit sets out to change that. It itemises in clear, easy language wha..
The Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act turns 21 this year - how is it used, and does it need to change? New Zealand's Mental Health Act in Practice constitutes a thorough, non-gov..
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the history, scope and features of the Personal Property Securities Act 1999. The work also provides section-by-section commentary on the Act, the Pe..
The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation..
Planning Practice in New Zealand is the first text which provides an up-to-date and comprehensive discussion of the practical issues and challenges faced the application of planning law in New Zealand..
The Land Transfer Act is at the heart of conveyancing law and practice, a field in which many lawyers - both specialist and generalist - work. This book is a rapid-response, practical guide to the imp..
Principles of Civil Procedure (3rd edition) provides a clear and concise overview of the principles, themes and practical requirements that underpin the system of civil procedure in New Zealand. rinci..
This well-established title continues to be the only textbook offering in-depth analysis of criminal law in New Zealand. Incorporating major changes to case law and legislation since 2007, the new edi..
Principles of Law for New Zealand Business Students is designed for students of the commercial law paper in the New Zealand Diploma in Business and those taking introductory law courses for business d..
Relationship property is a core feature of the law of domestic relationships. Major case law at the highest levels continues to develop the rules. It is now the subject of a mammoth Law Commission pro..
The second edition of Butterworths Student Companion: Resource Management contains concise summaries of the leading decisions that are covered in the study of Resource Management. This is an invaluabl..
'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of demo..
The sixth edition of Student Companion: Criminal Law contains concise summaries of leading New Zealand and international decisions that are covered in the study of criminal law at New Zealand universi..
The 6th edition of Student Companion: Public Law contains concise summaries of the leading decisions that are covered in the study of public law. This is an invaluable, easy-to-read reference tool for..
Subordinate Legislation in New Zealand provides a specialist, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of subordinate legislation in New Zealand. New Zealand has a vast amount of delegated legislation, ..
A landmark work of political and legal philosophy, Ronald Dworkin's Taking Rights Seriously was acclaimed as a major work on its first publication in 1977 and remains profoundly influential in the 21s..
Providing an excellent balance between theory, case law and practice, Understanding Company Law covers the essential concepts of company law, business organisations, financial markets, takeovers and c..
Is there such a thing as an 'international law' of which to be afraid? Can international law be seen as a coherent set of norms? Or is it, rather, something experienced radically differently by differ..
Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse fills a gap for an authoritative and considered text focused on false accusations of recent or historical abuse, both as a miscarriage of justice and as ..