The Promise of Law: Essays marking the retirement of Dame Sian Elias as Chief Justice of New Zealand
A powerhouse of national and international contributors honour the 20-year-tenure of retired Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias.
Select a format
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing email@example.com; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
This book contains the published collection of the conference papers discussed by each panel of speakers.
Nine significant topics are covered:
- Law and Power on the Frontier
- Common Law Constitutionalism
- Where to for Indigenous Rights and Reconciliation
- Environmental Justice and Climate Change
- Topics in Private Law
- The Supervisory Jurisdiction and Administrative Justice
- Criminal Law
- Human Rights
- Stockley & Littlewood The New Zealand Supreme Court: The First Ten Years, 2015
- Ekins Modern Challenges to the Rule of Law, 2011
- Taylor Judicial Review A New Zealand Perspective, 4th edition, 2018
Table of contents
Sir Stephen Sedley
1. Max Harris and Simon Mount QC
Common Law Constitutionalism
2. Common Law Constitutionalism Under A Codified Constitution – Cheryl Saunders
3. The Principle of Legality, Sovereignty and the Structure of the Constitution – Janet McLean
4. Colonial Land Dispossession in Comparative Perspective – Stuart Banner
5. Foundation – Ned Fletcher
6. The Elephant in the Court Room: an Essay on the Judiciary’s Silence on the Legitimacy of the New Zealand State – Claire Charters
Where to for Indigenous Rights and Reconciliation?
7. Co-existence in Aotearoa? – Justice Joe Williams
8. The Treaty of Waitangi as a Contract – Sir Kenneth Keith
Environmental Justice and Climate Change
9. Climate Change at the Courts: The Role of the Judiciary in Cases Related to Climate Change – Christina Voigt
10. Thoughts on Climate Litigation in New Zealand – Davey Salmon
11. Environmental Justice: The Wheel Turns Full Circle – Tony Randerson
Topics in Private Law
12. The Place of Unjust Enrichment in New Zealand Law – Justice Susan Glazebrook
13. The Release Fee as a Remedy for Breach of Contract – The Judgement of Elias J in Cash Handling in Light of Morris-Garner – Peter Watts QC
14. Contract and Tort, a Joint Venture of Judges and Parliament – John Burrows QC
The Supervisory Jurisdiction and Administrative Justice
15. Thinking About Administrative Law in Cananda: From Doctrine to Principle – Justice Rosalie Abella
16. New Zealand Administrative Law: Simplicity Gained – or Lost? – Rodney Harrison QC
17. What to Avoid: The American Experience of Sentencing – Nancy Gertner
18. Dame Sian Elias and Criminal Law – Kris Gledhill
19. Chief Justice Elias and Criminal Law – Justice William Young
20. Contemporary Challenged for Human Rights: A View from South Africa – Kate O’Regan
21. Human Right Without an Enacted Statement of Rights – Chief Justice Susan Kiefel
22. Remarks in Honour of Chief Justice Elias – Sir Anthony Mason
23. The Citation of Foreign Law – Jeremy Waldron
24. Judging – Justice Winkelmann and Panel
New!Questions and Answers: Torts, 4th edition and Butterworths Student Companion: Torts, 7th edition (Bundle)New!Release Date: November 29, 2023NZD$ 75.00
Butterworths Student Companion Family Law, 2nd edition and Family Law in New Zealand, 21st edition (Bundle)Release Date: October 25, 2023NZD$ 175.00
Student Companion: Criminal Law, 6th edition and Questions and Answers: Criminal Law, 5th edition (Bundle)Release Date: April 12, 2023NZD$ 75.00