Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers Association Condemns Killing of Filipino Lawyer

The following statement appeared on the website of the Human Rights Lawyers Association of Aotearoa/NZ. Attorney Rodolfo R. Felicio, a member of the National Union of Peoples Lawyers, was gunned down while working on a land dispute in Rizal, east of Manila. Two caretakers of the disputed land were also injured in the attack. Attorney […]

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Minter Ellison press release: Lawyers pro bono work obtains animal welfare conviction

Lawyers pro bono work obtains animal welfare conviction for SPCA Aaron Lloyd and David Tong of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts yesterday obtained a conviction on behalf of the Auckland branch of the SPCA as part of the firm’s commitment to pro bono work. The District Court at Manukau convicted Alison Freemantle-Pilkington, 57, of Papakura for […]

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Editor, The Solution

In 2009, soon after I graduated, lecturer Peter Sankoff and a group of University of Auckland law students established the Society of Legal Veg(etari)ans, or SoLVe. I offered to create a website and animal law blog for the society: The Solution. When SoLVe was wound up in 2010, my co-editor Vernon Tava and I agreed […]

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