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Inspectorate Report: Humiliation And Degradation Of Women Prisoners

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:10 am | Cooper Legal

The Prison Inspectorate has issued its Special Investigation: Report into the Management of Three Wāhine at Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility [ARWCF]. The investigation was triggered by a complaint on behalf of three of our clients who were being held ... More >>

Historic Claims Process is Unfair, Flawed And Underfunded

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 11:04 am | Cooper Legal

Cooper Legal, a law firm representing over 600 people abused as children in Social Welfare and CYFS care, is dismayed at Minister Tolley’s unexpected announcement of a “fast track” system to deal with historic abuse claims. The firm’s principal, ... More >>

New Zealand Historic Claims Stagnating

Monday, 9 February 2015, 3:39 pm | Cooper Legal

Cooper Legal, a law firm representing hundreds of people abused as children in Social Welfare care, congratulates Dame Lowell Goddard on her appointment to head the United Kingdom Inquiry into claims of child abuse in State and Church-run institutions. More >>

Follow-up to 60 Minutes abuse story

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 9:54 am | Cooper Legal

On Monday 20 July 2009, 60 Minutes aired a 20 minute segment about the claims being taken by this firm against the Department of Social Welfare. This was also prefaced by a brief segment on the 6pm news on TV3. A number of media organisations have recently ... More >>

UN Committee Against Torture Observations on NZ

Wednesday, 20 May 2009, 3:47 pm | Cooper Legal

The United Nations Committee Against Torture today released its concluding observations in consideration of New Zealand’s fifth periodic report to the Committee. The Committee expressed a number of concerns and issued wide-ranging recommendations regarding ... More >>