New Zealand Law Students's Journal
Te hautaka ākonga rōia Aotearoa

Established in 2006, the NZLSJ is a student run institution that publishes the work of New Zealand law students to readers all around the world including top courts and universities overseas, and NZ's biggest law firms. It has introduced capable students to the world of academic publication and makes a valuable contribution to the literature of legal systems.

Our Mission

To provide an opportunity for able law students from throughout New Zealand to meaningfully contribute to the world of legal research. The NZLSJ seeks to disseminate valuable perspectives on legal issues facing New Zealand and the world.

To encourage New Zealand law students to undertake academic research. The NZLSJ seeks to provide an avenue for the publication of excellent work which will encourage future research of high quality.

To provide a medium for students to be involved in the publishing process. Management will be left entirely in the hands of students. The NZLSJ recognises the value of this exposure for the higher development of law students.

To satisfy a niche market in New Zealand jurisprudence by publishing academic scholarship undertaken by New Zealand law students. The NZLSJ recognises that New Zealand law students offer a unique and vibrant perspective on the world.