Posts Tagged ‘criminal justice’

Govt repeal 3 strikes law part of overhaul of criminal justice system Comments 0

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

The three strikes law will be repealed in two weeks, Newshub can reveal – and Justice Minister will also push for sentences shorter than two years to be served as home detention. This comes after Newshub Nation obtained a dossier of documents that gives the biggest insight yet into radical plans to overhaul the justice Read more

Systematic bias against Maori in criminal justice system says UN report Comments 0

Friday, April 11th, 2014

A visiting United Nations delegation says the New Zealand Government needs to investigate why a systemic bias against Maori is evident in the country’s criminal justice system. The delegation, which reports to the UN Human Rights Council, in a statement released at the conclusion of its visit to New Zealand any bias against Maori leading Read more