Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

PO Box 600

Wellington, 6140

New Zealand

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Mapping the Rainbow of Review: Recognising Variable Intensity

New Zealand Law Review, pp. 393-431, 2010, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 15/2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2015
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Administrative law, judicial review, variable intensity, judicial deference and restraint, judicial vigilance

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A Murky Methodology: Standards of Review in Administrative Law

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 6, No. 117, 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 12/2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Administrative Law, Judicial Review, Standards of Review, Intensity of Review, New Zealand, Unreasonableness, Irrationality

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Simple, Fair, and Discretionary Administrative Law

Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 99, 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 34/2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Administrative Law, Judicial Review, New Zealand, Lord Cooke of Thorndon

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COVID 19 and States of Emergency: Lockdown Bubbles through Layers of Law, Discretion and Nudges – New Zealand

Verfassungsblog, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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COVID-19, New Zealand, emergency powers, rule of law, civil liberties

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Privately Public

Public Law Review, Vol. 24, pp. 108-124, 2013, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, Judicature Amendment Act 1972, New Zealand, justiciability, jurisdiction

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'I'm Not Gay - Not that There's Anything Wrong with That!': Are Unwanted Imputations of Gayness Defamatory?

Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 249, 2006, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 25/2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2015
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Defamation, gay, homosexual, lesbian, sexuality, human rights

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Contextual Review: The Instinctive Impulse and Unstructured Normativism in Judicial Review of Administrative Action

[2020] 40 Legal Studies 1 Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 49/2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Judicial review, contextual review, instinctive impulse, unstructured normativism, rule of law, depth of scrutiny

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Local Democracy and the Consideration of Community Views: Obligation and Observance

WE THE PEOPLE(S): PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNANCE, p. 284, Claire Charters, Dean R. Knight, eds., Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2011, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 21/2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2015
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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local democracy, administrative law, decision-making

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EmpowerNZ: Drafting a Constitution for the 21st Century

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 10, pp. 287-299, 2012, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 60/2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Dean R. Knight and Julia Whaipooti
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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constitution, New Zealand, EmpowerNZ workshop

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Vigilance and Restraint in the Common Law of Judicial Review: Introduction

Dean R Knight, Vigilance and Restraint in the Common Law of Judicial Review (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Judicial review, administrative law, scope, grounds, intensity, context, variability, deference, England and Wales, Canada, New Zealand, Australia

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Modulating the Depth of Scrutiny in Judicial Review: Scope, Grounds, Intensity, Context

[2016] New Zealand Law Review 63, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 47/2020
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Administrative law, judicial review, intensity of review, grounds of review, scope of review, rule of law

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Ameliorating the Collateral Damage Caused by Collateral Attack in Administrative Law

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 4, p. 117, 2006, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Administrative law, judicial review, collateral attack

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Patriating Our Head of State: A Simpler Path?

in C Morris and others (eds), Reconstituting the Constitution (Springer, 2011) pp 107-120
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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New Zealand, constitution, republic, monarchy, Head of State

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Prisoners’ Voting Rights, Declarations of Inconsistency and Legal Enforceability of Manner-and-Form Entrenchment

[2019] Public Law 797-799
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Oct 2019
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Bill of Rights, prisoner voting rights, declarations of inconsistency, Electoral Act, manner-and-form entrenchment

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Rhetoric or Reality? Recasting Local Government's Purpose and Role

(2015) 26 New Zealand Universities Law Review 895
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2017
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Local government; sub-national government; judicial review; ultra vires; jurisdiction; purpose; role; New Zealand

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Treaty of Waitangi Settlements and the Principle of Non Interference with Parliamentary Proceedings – Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Attorney-General (2018) NZSC 84

(2019) Public Law 218
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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public law, constitutional law, administrative law, judicial review, Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand

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Locating Dunsmuir’s Meta-Structure within Anglo Commonwealth Traditions

(2018) Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice 197, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 50/2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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public law, constitutional law, administrative law, judicial review, Dunsmuir v New Brunswick, Canada, England and Wales, New Zealand, Australia

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Lockdown’s Legality and the Rule of Law

Newsroom (www.newsroom.co.nz)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Covid-19, lockdown, New Zealand, judicial review, rule of law

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Specifying the Corpus of Secondary Legislation Subject to Publication, Presentation and Disallowance

[2020] Public Law 585-587
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Public law; secondary legislation, regulations, disallowance, publication, Regulations Review Committee, New Zealand

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 69
1.

Brexit, Prorogation and Popcorn: Implications of Miller (No 2) for New Zealand

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Public law, prorogation, Brexit, R (Miller) v Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41 (Miller (No 2))

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Constitutional Practice in Local Government: Growing Constitutional Culture When Acting Locally

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Feb 2019
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Constitutionality, Local Government, Constitutional Conventions, Local Government Act 2002

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Firearms regulation, prohibited ammunition and the common law right to property

[2020] Public Law (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 3
Dean R. Knight
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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New Zealand, common law rights, right to property, principle of legality, variable intensity