Audiovisual Recordings: EJP Miscarriages of Justice Symposium

In recent years, New Zealand’s attention has turned towards the reality that there are innocent people in our prisons. Though Mark Lundy’s conviction has now been confirmed, the exoneration of David Bain and Teina Pora reminds us that there our prosecution, trial, conviction, and appeal processes lead to injustices. Following these high-profile proceedings, the Equal Justice Project’s Outreach team was delighted to welcome …

Equal Justice Project 2014 Publication

Click here to read our inaugural Equal Justice Project publication.  This year has been one of the Equal Justice Project’s best yet. 2014 saw over 150 volunteers involved in the organisation, a successful blog entitled Cross-Examination being a source of interesting social justice analysis, over 1500 hours spent volunteering in Community Law Centres, seven pro bono projects completed for practitioners, the creation of a separate Law …

Recruitment 2015: Volunteer Information

Volunteer & Group Descriptions for 2015 Find out from the mouths of our Managers themselves just what it is you’ll be doing in EJP, and what they are looking for in volunteers! Communications The Communications team creates content to be published on the EJP website, within publications, and across social media platforms to foster active discussion of the law’s role …

Policy Change for Transgender Prisoners

The government announced changes to prison regulations affecting transgender prisoners. We view the government’s announced policy change as a positive development for transgender prisoners in New Zealand.

Sweet Beginnings

Welcome to the Equal Justice Project Blog – dedicated to spreading knowledge about the Equal Justice Project’s activities to bridge the divide between those who need and those who use the law.