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Regulator needed to avoid risks in government AI use

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:25 pm | The New Zealand Law Foundation

New Zealand is a world leader in government algorithm use – but measures are needed to guard against their dangers. More >>

Resist rushing to new “deepfake” law, study finds

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:08 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

Government should be cautious about moving to new law for “deepfake” audio and video, a new Law Foundation-backed study released today says. More >>

Mobilise citizens to rein in social media, study finds

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:32 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

Smart regulation and “human responses,” rather than a narrow focus on content moderation alone, are needed to counter the threat to democracy posed by digital media platforms like Facebook as they currently operate, a newly-launched study has ... More >>

New Zealand Law Foundation going in recess

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 10:59 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

The New Zealand Law Foundation is to go into recess to allow its funding base to rebuild so that, in time, it can support a new generation of legal research. More >>

Driverless car fatality: expert cautions

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 12:52 pm | The New Zealand Law Foundation

The author of a major study on regulation of driverless vehicles has warned against a regulatory over-reaction to this week’s pedestrian fatality in the US. More >>

Barrister Warren Forster to Examine Extending ACC Scheme

Monday, 11 December 2017, 8:31 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

The New Zealand Law Foundation is pleased to announce that Dunedin barrister, Warren Forster has been awarded the 2017 New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship. More >>

New Research calls for Personal Injury Commissioner

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:26 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

Changes including establishing a Personal Injury Commissioner are needed to help the hundreds of thousands of injured New Zealanders whose claims are declined each year by ACC, important new research has found. More >>

New study to tackle artificial intelligence law and policy

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:55 pm | The New Zealand Law Foundation

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming at us before we fully understand what it might mean. More >>

New $2M fund for research on information challenges

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:39 pm | The New Zealand Law Foundation

A new, independent $2 million research fund is now available for projects that will better prepare New Zealand for the challenges of the information age. More >>

Mental capacity law needs updating

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 3:10 pm | The New Zealand Law Foundation

People with impaired decision-making capacity need better legal protection to ensure their confinement in care arrangements is warranted, important new research has found. More >>

New Toolkit aids better regulation in New Zealand

Friday, 5 July 2013, 8:53 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

The New Zealand Law Foundation Regulatory Reform Toolkit provides anyone interested in quality regulation with easily accessible, free online tools to help analyse regulatory problems, along with user-friendly access to detailed research about regulation. More >>

Inaugural Human Rights Award Announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 11:25 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

New Zealand has been an active supporter of human rights legal development internationally, and the Law Foundation has often backed work in this area. Earlier this year the Law Foundation launched a new human rights award - the New Zealand Law Foundation ... More >>

Uptake of Coroners’ recommendations to be investigated

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 11:06 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

A major new study will examine whether Coroners’ recommendations are being acted on and helping save lives. More >>

Law Foundation funds major Treaty project

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 9:06 am | The New Zealand Law Foundation

The New Zealand Law Foundation has announced funding for a major research project on how New Zealand’s law and constitution should deal with the Treaty of Waitangi. More >>

 

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