All is not well in downtown Pohewa. Josh has been attacked brutally with a cricket bat and the town’s top crime scene investigator, Detective Jess Hodges, has to solve the crime. How can Jess use DNA to help her solve the crime and who should she be able to obtain DNA samples from?
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With Belinda Clark joining Donna Buckingham and Helen McQueen at the Law Commission it has, for the first time, a majority of female Commissioners.
Belinda Clark will become New Zealand's 38th Law Commissioner and 12th female commissioner – following in the footsteps of the first woman Commissioner Dame Sian Elias, now Chief Justice.
The Commission is one of the only Law Commissions in the world with a majority of women Commissioners, along with the South African Commission.
Law Commission President Douglas White says it is serendipitous that evidence experts from across Australasia are gathering for a conference just as the Commission commences its second review of the Evidence Act 2006’s operation.
A one-day conference and workshop on reforming the law of evidence being organised by Professor Elisabeth McDonald of Canterbury University is to be held at Victoria University of Wellington on 8 September.
With record numbers of Māori in prison, and Māori over represented throughout the criminal justice system, it is time to reform criminal justice in Aotearoa.
That was one of the main messages to come from whiti te rā, a kaupapa Māori hui on transforming criminal justice held at Te Papa-i-ouru Marae in Rotorua last month.
Law Commission Adviser Clare Tattersall, who went to the hui, says one of the lessons for the Commission is "nothing about us without us".