Andrew Geddis

Faculty of Law, University of Otago

Professor

PO Box 56

Dunedin North

Dunedin, 9016

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Places as Persons: Creating a New Framework for Māori-Crown Relations

Forthcoming, Jason Varuhas (ed), “The Frontiers of Public Law” (Hart Publishing, 2019)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 May 2019
Andrew Geddis and Jacinta Ruru
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago
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rights of nature, indigenous rights, Māori, legal personality, constitutional development, Whanganui River, Te Urewera

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Judicial Deference and Emergency Power: A Perspective on Borrowdale V Director-General

Claudia Geiringer and Andrew Geddis, 'Judicial deference and emergency power: a perspective on Borrowdale v Director-General' Public Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Claudia Geiringer and Andrew Geddis
Victoria University of Wellington School of Law and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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COVID-19, New Zealand Bill of Rights Act, ultra vires, unlawful declaration, declaratory relief, principles of legality, emergency powers, judicial deference

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Electoral Law in New Zealand: Practice and Policy

Geddis, A. (2014). Electoral law in New Zealand: Practice and policy (2nd ed.). Wellington, New Zealand: LexisNexis, Chapters 1, 4 & 16.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Electoral Law, New Zealand, Democracy, Democratic process, Voting System, Public Law

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Tracking the Pendulum Swing on Legislative Entrenchment in New Zealand

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Timothy Shiels and Andrew Geddis
Bell Gully Buddle Weir and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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parliament, parliamentary sovereignty, parliamentary supremacy, manner and form, constitutional theory

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The Philosophical Underpinnings of Human Rights

(2017) The philosophical underpinnings of human rights. In M. Bedggood, K. Gledhill & I. McIntosh (Eds.), International human rights law in Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Mar 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Human rights, New Zealand, International law, Public law

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Unlawful Commands, Bills of Rights, and the Common Law

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Andrew Geddis and Alex Latu
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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rule of law, COVID, New Zealand Bill of Rights Act, NZBORA, Borrowdale

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Diplomatic Assurances as a Basis for Extradition to the People’s Republic of China

New Zealand Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Aug 2021
Anna High and Andrew Geddis
University of Otago - Faculty of Law and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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extradition, human rights, People's Republic of China

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The Power(Lessness) of New Zealand’s House of Representatives to Summons the Crown’s Legal Advice

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Graeme Edgeler and Andrew Geddis
Independent and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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parliamentary privilege, summonsing power, legal professional privilege

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The End of Life Choice Act: A Proposed Implementation and Research Agenda

New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1544), pp. 145-158.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2022
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka - School of Health, University of Otago, University of Otago - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, University of Otago - Faculty of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago
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Voluntary assisted dying, end of life choices, End of Life Choice Act 2019, implementation, future research

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Liberty and the Rule of Law

A Cultural History of Democracy in the Age of Empire 2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2021
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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democracy, liberty, rule of law, cultural history

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Dedicated Indigenous Representation in New Zealand's Parliament

Geddis, A. (2014). Dedicated Indigenous Representation in New Zealand's Parliament. Public Law Review, 25, 240-244.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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constitutional law, public law, Australia, New Zealand, indigenous representation, Maori

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The Case for Allowing Aid in Dying in New Zealand

New Zealand Criminal Law Review, 3-28, 2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Criminal law, New Zealand, Euthanasia

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Parliament and the Courts: Lessons From Recent Experiences

Challenge and Change: A History of Judging in New Zealand, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Sep 2021
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Parliament, parliamentary sovereignty, rule of law, courts, judging, statutory interpretation

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New Zealand: The State of Liberal Democracy

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2018). New Zealand: The state of liberal democracy. In R. Albert, D. Landau, P. Faraguna & S. Drugda (Eds.), 2017 Global Review of Constitutional Law. (pp. 199-203). I•CONnect and the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 06 May 2019
Andrew Geddis and M. B. Rodriguez Ferrere
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional law, New Zealand

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The State of Freedom of Expression in New Zealand: An Admittedly Eclectic Overview

Andrew Geddis, “The state of freedom of expression in New Zealand: An admittedly eclectic overview”, Otago Law Review 11, 657-82 (2008).
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Human Rights, Censorship, Torts, New Zealand

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'Declarations of Inconsistency' Under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

Geddis, A. (2017, June). "Declarations of inconsistency" under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990. UK Constitutional Law blog.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Constitutional law, election law, public law, Attorney General v Taylor, New Zealand

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The I·CONnect-Clough Center 2018 Global Review of Constitutional Law: New Zealand

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2021
Andrew Geddis and M. B. Rodriguez Ferrere
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional Law, New Zealand, NZ Supreme Court, Constitutional Developments

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Assisted Dying and Evidence-Based Law-Making: A Critical Analysis of an Article’s Role in New Zealand’s Referendum

New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1520), 90-97
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Schulich School of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago - Faculty of Law
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Voluntary Assisted Dying, Assisted Dying, End of Life Law, Referendum, Law Reform, Evidence-Based Law, Evidence-Based Research, Research Design, New Zealand

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What Was That Thing You Said? The New Zealand Supreme Court's Vexing Vector Gas Decision

University of Queensland Law Journal, 31(2), 287-305, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Jessica Palmer and Andrew Geddis
University of Otago - Faculty of Law and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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contract law, energy law, courts and adjudication, New Zealand

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Prisoner Voting and Rights Deliberation: How New Zealand's Parliament Failed

Geddis, A. (2011). Prisoner Voting and Rights Deliberation: How New Zealand's Parliament Failed. New Zealand Law Review, 443-474.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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electoral law, New Zealand, human rights, prisoner rights

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Parliament, the Courts and the NZBORA: The Cases of Aid in Dying and Prisoner Voting

Andrew Geddis, “Parliament, the Courts and the NZBORA: the cases of aid in dying and prisoner voting”, presented at the Legal Research Foundation conference, Auckland, 25 September 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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parliament, public law, Bill of Rights, New Zealand

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Law and New Zealand's 2014 Election Campaign

Otago Law Review, 14(1), 117-145, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Electoral Law, New Zealand

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Litigating for the Right to Die

Tucker, K., & Geddis, A. (2015). Litigating for the right to die. New Zealand Law Journal, 5, 172-175, 202.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Kathryn L. Tucker J. D. and Andrew Geddis
Compassion & Choices and Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Criminal Law, Public Law, Seales v Attorney General, United States, New Zealand, Euthanasia

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End-of-Life Choice in New Zealand's Parliament and Courts

Geddis, A. (2015). End-of-life choice in New Zealand's parliament and courts. Public Law Review, 26, 237-241.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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assisted suicide, euthanasia, aid in dying, criminal law, Seales v Attorney-General, New Zealand

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Defining the Ambit of the Free Speech Privilege in New Zealand's Parliament

Andrew Geddis, “Defining the ambit of the free speech privilege in New Zealand’s Parliament”, Public Law Review 16, 12-17 (2005).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Public Law, Administrative Law, New Zealand

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Third Party Electioneering on New Zealand's Broadcast Media

Geddis, A. (2017). Third Party Electioneering on New Zealand's Broadcast Media. Public Law Review, 28, 103-108. (Commentary).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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public law, electoral law, broadcast media, New Zealand

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Foreword

Andrew Geddis, “Foreword: The Law of Elections and Politics” UNSW Law Journal 39, 312-317 (2016).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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Electoral law, public law

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All Is Changed, Changed Utterly? The Causes and Consequences of New Zealand's Adoption of MMP

Andrew Geddis & Caroline Morris, “All is Changed, Changed Utterly? The Causes and Consequences of New Zealand’s Adoption of MMP”, Federal Law Review 32, 451-478 (2004).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis and Caroline Morris
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
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electoral law, voting systems, MMP, public law, New Zealand

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New Zealand's Parliamentary Privilege Bill: The Empire Finally Strikes Back

Geddis, A. (2014). New Zealand's Parliamentary Privilege Bill: The Empire Finally Strikes Back [Comment]. Public Law Review, 25(2), 89-92.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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public law, constitutional law, parliamentary privilege, New Zealand

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Of Irregular Votes and Robocalls: Resolving Disputed Elections in Canada and New Zealand

Geddis, Andrew, "Of Irregular Votes and Robocalls: Resolving Disputed Elections in Canada and New Zealand", presented at the David Aspen Centre for Constitutional Rights Roundtable, Toronto, 24 October 2012.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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electoral law, public law, constitutional law, voting, Canada, New Zealand

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From People's Revolution to Partisan Reform: Recent Electoral Change in New Zealand

Geddis, A. (2017). From people's revolution to partisan reform: Recent electoral change in New Zealand. Election Law Journal, 16(2), 222-229. Published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, NY. Doi: 10.1089/elj.2016.0411.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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New Zealand, Mixed-Member Proportional, MMP, Voting, Election Law

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The Legal Status of Political Parties Under MMP

Andrew Geddis, “The Legal Status of Political Parties Under MMP”, New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 7, 21-38 (2009).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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electoral law, public law, New Zealand

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Judicial Innovation Under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act: Lessons for Queensland?

Geddis, A., & Rodriguez Ferrere, M. B. (2016). Judicial innovation under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act: Lessons for Queensland? University of Queensland Law Journal, 35(2), 251-282.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis and M. B. Rodriguez Ferrere
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago - Faculty of Law
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Human rights law, New Zealand, Queensland

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Judicial Enforcement of New Zealand's Reserved Provisions

Geddis, A. (2017). Judicial enforcement of New Zealand's reserved provisions. Public Law Review, 28, 289-292.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago
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voting law, human rights, New Zealand

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Islands in the Storm? Responses to Foreign Electoral Interference in Australia and New Zealand

Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Graeme D. Orr and Andrew Geddis
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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foreign interference, electoral law, election funding

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Aid in Dying in New Zealand: Recent Legal Developments

Geddis, A., & Gavaghan, C. (2016). Aid in dying in New Zealand: Recent legal developments. Journal of Law & Medicine, 23, 849-863.
Posted: 16 Apr 2019
Andrew Geddis and Colin Gavaghan
Faculty of Law, University of Otago and University of Otago - Faculty of Law

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Criminal Law, Euthanasia, New Zealand, Seales v Attorney General

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Dissent, the Bill of Rights Act and the Supreme Court

Geddis, A. (2013). Dissent, the Bill of Rights Act and the Supreme Court. 3 NZJPIL 11(1), (pp. 55-72).
Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Public Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights, New Zealand

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What We Cannot Talk About, We Must Pass Over in Silence: Judicial Orders and Reporting Parliamentary Speech

Andrew Geddis, “What we cannot talk about, we must pass over in silence: Judicial orders and reporting parliamentary speech”, Public Law 443-451 [2010].
Posted: 28 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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public law, parliamentary speech, UK

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New Zealand: Prisoner Voting and Consistency with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

Geddis, A. (2016). New Zealand: Prisoner Voting and Consistency with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990. Public Law, (April), 352-360.
Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Voting, Human Rights, Taylor v. Attorney-General, New Zealand

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership in New Zealand's Constitution

Hailes, O., & Geddis, A. (2016). The Trans-Pacific Partnership in New Zealand's constitution. New Zealand Universities Law Review, 27, 226-262
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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TPPA, international law, constitutional law, US, New Zealand

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Parliamentary Privilege: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?

Andrew Geddis, “Parliamentary Privilege: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?”, Public Law 696-706 [2005].
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Absolute privilege, parliamentary privilege, public law

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Freedom of Expression and Civility in the New Zealand Supreme Court

Geddis, A. (2013). Freedom of expression and civility in the New Zealand Supreme Court. Common Law World Review, 42, 324-350. Doi: 10.1350/clwr.2013.42.4.0258
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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public law, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, expressive freedom, New Zealand, civility

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The Judiciary

Geddis, A. (2015). The Judiciary. In J. Hayward (Ed.), New Zealand government and politics. (6th ed.) (pp. 165-176). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Public law, New Zealand

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Rights Scrutiny in New Zealand's Legislative Processes

Geddis, A. (2016). Rights scrutiny in New Zealand's legislative processes. Theory & Practice of Legislation, 4(3), 355-379. Retrieved from doi: 10.1080/20508840.2017.1289608
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Human Rights, public law, Westminster government, New Zealand

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Parliamentary Government in New Zealand: Lines of Continuity and Moments of Change

Geddis, A. (2016). Parliamentary government in New Zealand: Lines of continuity and moments of change. International Journal of Constitutional Law, 14(1), 99-118. doi: 10.1093/icon/mow001.
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Constitutional law, public law, New Zealand

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Inter-Institutional 'Rights Dialogue' Under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act

Geddis, A. (2011). Inter-institutional 'Rights Dialogue' under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act. In T. Campbell, K. D. Ewing & A. Tomkins (Eds.), The legal protection of human rights: Sceptical essays. (pp. 87-107). Oxford University Press. DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0005.
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Andrew Geddis
Faculty of Law, University of Otago

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Human rights, public law, New Zealand, United Kingdom