Editorial: Edition 38

Editorial: Edition 38

Tēnā koutou, yumalundi, and welcome to this edition of ANZSIL Perspective and our first for 2024. It is a bumper edition with Perspectives from Don Rothwell and Sarah Krause on ‘A precedent for the Pacific’, Ash Stanley–Ryan on Operation Poseidon Archer, and Dee Raman...
Australia, New Zealand, and Operation Poseidon Archer: Some International Law Questions

Australia, New Zealand, and Operation Poseidon Archer: Some International Law Questions

On 12 January 2024, the United States and its coalition partners launched a series of strikes against Houthi (Ansarallah) positions in Yemen, as part of “Operation Poseidon Archer”. Those strikes were justified as acts of individual and collective self-defence, in...
And So It Is Settled: Copyright can be classified as Relationship Property for the purposes of Relationship Property Settlement in Aotearoa New Zealand

And So It Is Settled: Copyright can be classified as Relationship Property for the purposes of Relationship Property Settlement in Aotearoa New Zealand

Recently the Court of Appeal in New Zealand considered for the very first time whether copyrights are ‘relationship property’ for the purpose of a relationship property dispute settlement, where the property in question are works of art. Whilst the Family Court stated...
Empowering Women in Criminal Defence: Redefining Jurisprudence Through Marginalized Perspectives and answering the ‘Cocktail Party Question’

Empowering Women in Criminal Defence: Redefining Jurisprudence Through Marginalized Perspectives and answering the ‘Cocktail Party Question’

Introduction In the realm of criminal defence, the question ‘How can you defend those people?’ echoes as a persistent challenge, particularly for women practitioners. Yet, within this seemingly entrenched adversarial landscape, women defence counsel possess a unique...