Written By: - Date published: 1:34 pm, February 10th, 2017 - 42 comments
The stay on Trump’s Muslim Ban is upheld. He took it about as well as you would expect.
Written By: - Date published: 3:03 pm, July 12th, 2013 - 74 comments
John Key has criticised the Human Rights Commission for not submitting on time about the GCSB bill. But he fails to understand that the HRC has the obligation to report to him any time a bill may affect human rights. And to compound things he has made a veiled threat about the HRC’s funding.
Written By: - Date published: 10:37 pm, November 11th, 2010 - 11 comments
A fascinating interview on Nine to Noon this morning – Kathryn Ryan with Jonathan Temm, President of the Law Society, on what the Society sees as the government’s disturbing trend to pass laws that threaten the “rule of law” in New Zealand because they cut out scrutiny from parliament, people and the courts. The specifics […]