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  • Advancing doctrine through devil’s advocacy: A response to Alan O. Sykes

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (American Society of International Law, 2015)
    Alan Sykes’ editorial comment, Economic “Necessity” in International Law, provides a multi-layered analysis of the defense of “necessity” in international investment disputes. Sykes’ main proposition is that the obligation ...
  • Keeping pace with technology: drones, disturbance and policy deficiency

    Wallace, Philippa Jane; Martin, Ross; White, Iain (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017)
    This paper analyses regulatory responses to rapid intensification of the use of drones/remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in the context of wildlife protection. Benefits and disadvantages of the technology to wildlife are ...
  • Managing human disturbance of wildlife in coastal areas

    Wallace, Philippa Jane (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)
    Human disturbance of wildlife is an under-recognised and under-regulated problem. This article discusses traditional approaches to conservation management in protecting wildlife from disturbance in the context of the New ...
  • The riots in Ferguson, Missouri as a sequel of the movie ‘The Purge’ - Freedom of Speech in the Age of New Media

    Goltz, Nachshon (Sean) (2017)
    In the wake of the Supreme Court decisions in Stevenes v. US and Brown v. Entertainment, shielding animals cruelty depictions and violent video games under the freedom of speech, an invisible and dangerous line has been ...
  • Legal responses to mental health: Is therapeutic jurisprudence the answer – the experience in New Zealand

    Toki, Valmaine (2017)
    The orthodox understanding of ‘ethics’ encompasses a system of moral principles that define good and bad behavior. When applied to mental health, various jurisdictions, including New Zealand, have codified these principles ...
  • The international law gaze: Marshall Island v United Kingdom

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (2017)
    The International Court of Justice recently bowed to nuclear weapons States and disappointed the rest of the international community. Forty-two years after the Court’s astonishing decision in declaring the dispute on nuclear ...
  • The international law gaze: Indonesia — Import Licensing Regimes (New Zealand)

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (2017)
    The results in inter-State litigation seldom permit comparisons with competitive sports. A rare exception is the panel report of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, ...
  • Confiscation of Terrorist Funds: Can the EU Be a Useful Model for ASEAN?

    Tofangsaz, Hamed (eScholarship, the University of California, 2017)
    The counter-terrorist financing regime has been developed and diffused rapidly since the 9/11 attacks. The two central components of the regime are criminalization of acts of financing and confiscation of terrorist funds. ...
  • From Al-Qaida in 2001 to ISIL in 2015: The Security Council's decisions on terrorism and their impact on the right to self-defense against autonomous non-state actors

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (2017)
    “The fortunes of war more than any other are liable to frequent fluctuations,” said Don Quixote. Prominent voices certainly embraced this logic regarding a right to self-defense against autonomous non-State actors shortly ...
  • Charity law and religion - a dinosaur in the modern world?

    Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (NoFo, 2016)
    Many of the functions and principles of charity law recognised in contemporary times in jurisdictions including Australasia, the United Kingdom and Canada, are rooted in history. Records dating back to Roman times reflect ...
  • Managing potential interactions of subsurface resources

    Field, Brad D.; Barton, Barry; Funnell, R.; Higgs, K.E.; Nichol, A.; Seebeck, H. (2017)
    Subsurface resources include oil, gas, coal, groundwater, saline aquifer minerals, and heat (for geothermal use). Pore space itself should also be considered as a resource as it can be used for injection of waste fluids, ...
  • Feasibility of storing carbon dioxide on a tectonically active margin: New Zealand

    Field, Brad D.; Lawrence, M.J.; Nicol, A.; McNamara, D.; Arnot, M.J.; Coyle, F.; Higgs, K.E.; Mountain, B.; Gerstenberger, M.; Daniel, R.; Bunch, M.A.; Barton, Barry (American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2015)
    Screening of New Zealand's sedimentary basins indicates several gigatonnes of carbon dioxide storage capacity might be available. However, carbon dioxide storage is currently untested in New Zealand and it is likely that ...
  • Linked Democracy 3.0 - Global machine translated legislation and compliance in the age of artificial intelligence

    Goltz, Nachshon (Sean) (2017)
    This paper outlines the efforts made by Global-Regulation, a world legislation search engine, to engage artificial intelligence in two ways: (i) employing machine translation to translate the world’s legislation to English ...
  • The global context of New Zealand's mining legislation

    Barton, Barry (Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand, 2015)
    The issues that mining and oil and gas raise are not unique to New Zealand, and the extractive industries are very international in character; so it can be illuminating to put New Zealand issues and law into a broader ...
  • Case Comment: Re Family First New Zealand

    Chevalier-Watts, Juliet (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Re Family First New Zealand¹ has been a much anticipated case because it is the first case, as far as the author is aware, to have considered, and applied the principles set out so eloquently in the 2014 Supreme Court case ...
  • Criminalization of Terrorist Financing; From Theory to Practice

    Tofangsaz, Hamed (University of California Press, 2018)
    This article analyses the criminalization provisions of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, the backbone of the legal regime for the prevention of terrorist financing. It makes ...
  • Energy Cultures policy briefs

    Stephenson, J.; Barton, Barry; Carrington, G.; Hopkins, D.; Lavelle, M.J.; Lawson, R.; Rees, D.; Scott, M.; Thorsnes, P.; Walton, S.; Wooliscroft, B. (University of Otago: Centre for Sustainability, 2016)
    Launched in 2012, the Energy Cultures Project is led by the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago and aims to develop knowledge and tools to achieve a sustainable energy transition across New Zealand. The ...
  • Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: a new book by SEERIL’s Academic Advisory Group

    Barrera-Hernández, Lila; Barton, Barry; Godden, Lee; Lucas, Alastair; Rønne, Anita (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2017)
    This article summarises research in the field of energy and natural resources law, on the subject of the sharing of costs and benefits between developer companies, governments and local communities. It addresses a new phase ...
  • Electric vehicles: Promoting improvements in transport

    Barton, Barry; Schütte, Peter (LexisNexis, 2016)
    Electric vehicles are attracting a lot of interest as a desirable alternative to conventional internal combustion vehicles. What adjustments can we make to legal and policy settings to encourage their entry into the New ...
  • Electric Vehicles Policy Announcement

    Barton, Barry (LexisNexis, 2016)
    On 5 May 2016 the Government announced a policy package on electric vehicles: see Ministry of Transport “Electric Vehicles: Driving an EV Future” and S Bridges “Govt driving the switch to electric vehicles” (press release, ...

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