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Our lawyers speak out on issues affecting vulnerable communities.

Michele Wilkinson-Smith: Bradford’s own people will lose most in smacking law

A look back at one of our colleague’s warnings on further criminalising the most vulnerable in our communities.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10430966

 

Aarif Rasheed: Focus on communities, not hate crime legislation.

Criminalising vulnerable communities makes them more vulnerable. Instead of creating hate crime laws our focus as a society should be on creating more resilient communities.

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/324632/focus-on-communities,-not-hate-crime-legislation-lawyer

For more media articles and commentary such as this from Aarif Rasheed, visit his community justice page: justcommunity.org.nz