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Cambodia – looking back

Flossie Van Dyke, 31 January 2014

When I moved to Southeast Asia earlier last year I had no idea what was waiting for me. Heat sweats, parasites and near-death traffic incidents weren’t exactly what I imagined when I decided to take [keep reading]

JustSpeak: Matters of substance

Matthew Taylor, 24 September 2013

Matters of Substance is the NZ Drug Foundation’s quarterly print magazine, available to subscribers and their members. One of Law for Change’s affiliated organisations, JustSpeak, has been featured in the August 2013 issue: Opinion — [keep reading]

Law for Change Canterbury Launch Event

Matt Taylor, 17 September 2013

On September 16 2013 Law for Change Canterbury held its launch event in Christchurch. It was an exciting evening beginning with a range of inspiring speakers and then breaking out into various discussion groups. We [keep reading]

Dunedin Opportunities – September 2013

Matthew Taylor, 3 September 2013

Hey Everyone! Hope you have had an amazing break. Law For Change has some exciting opportunities available for keen students. You are the students who signed up for either submission writing or LawSpot this year [keep reading]

HRLA Annual General Meeting 2013

Matthew Taylor, 29 July 2013

Post on HRLA Website, H/T:  Facebook Event as at 8:59pm Mon 29 July: Frances Joychild QC talk on human rights litigation in New Zealand Frances Joychild QC will be speaking at our annual general meeting on [keep reading]

Waikato launch

Matthew Bartlett, 25 July 2013

Waikato had its Law For Change launch event on 24 July 2013 at the university. Speakers from different areas of Public Interest Law came and spoke to the students: Andrew Ereuti – Faculty Claire Breen – [keep reading]

Report from Law for Change’s First Hui

Matthew Taylor,

There is no uplifting experience quite like spending time with like-minded people, each their own respective passions, but working together towards a common goal. Having said that, it can also be quite exhausting!   Law [keep reading]

New Zealand’s Pro Bono Law Contribution

Matthew Taylor, 19 July 2013

“Lawyers make a multi-million dollar contribution each year to the New Zealand community through pro bono activities”, writes Elliot Sim, discussing pro bono legal work by many of New Zealand’s big firms. Check out this [keep reading]

Letter to a law student interested in social justice

Matthew Taylor, 15 April 2013

Read the insightful response of William Quigley, American lawyer and academic, to a law student who enquired about being a public interest lawyer. “Those who practice social justice law are essentially swimming upstream while others [keep reading]

Dunedin Law For Change Launch

Matthew Taylor, 8 March 2013

Are you looking for a practical application for your legal skills while at Uni? Do you want to know more about how you can benefit the world we live? Want to hear some awesome speakers [keep reading]