Law articles about constitutional topics by Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Dr Andrew Butler

 

What the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act Aimed to Do, Why it Did Not Succeed and How it can be Repaired
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

(2016) 14 NZJPIL

 

The Strong New Zealand Democratic Tradition and the ‘Great Public Meeting’ of 1850 in Nelson
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Forthcoming

 

The Law Reform Enterprise: Evaluating the Past and Chartering the Future
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

(2015) 131 LQR 402

 

The Harkness Henry Lecture – Law Making in New Zealand: Is There a Better Way
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Waikato Law Review, Vol 22, 2014

 

The Bill of Rights After Twenty-One Years: The New Zealand Constitutional Caravan Moves On
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

(2013) 11(1) NZJPIL 257

 

Māori, the Treaty and the Constitution
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Māori Law Review, June 2013

 

Constitutional Reflections on Fifty Years of the Ombudsmen in New Zealand
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

(2013) 25(4) NZULR 780

 

What is Parliament for?
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC
[2011] New Zealand Law Journal 378

 

Judges and the Non-Judicial Function in New Zealand
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

H P Lee (ed), Judiciaries in Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011)

 

Government and Advice: Reflections on the Wellington Policy-Making Culture
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Claudia Geiringer and Dean K Knight (eds), Seeing the World Whole – Essays in Honour of Sir Kenneth Keith

(Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2008)

 

Improving the Quality of Legislation – the Legislative Advisory Committee, the Legislation Design Committee and What Lies Beyond
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Waikato Law Review, Vol 15, 2007

 

Innovation in New Zealand Statute Law
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Geoffrey Palmer (ed), Reflections on the New Zealand Law Commission – papers from the twentieth anniversary seminar (Lexis Nexis, Wellington, 2007)

 

The Treaty of Waitangi – Where to from here?
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

11 Otago Law Review 381, 2007

 

The New Zealand Constitution and the Power of Courts
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol 15, 2006

 

The Cabinet, the Prime Minister, and the Constitution
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

4 New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 1, 2006

 

Muldoon and the Constitution
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Margaret Clark (ed), Muldoon Revisited (Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 2004)

 

The Hazards of Making Constitutions: Some Reflections on Comparative Constitutional Law
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

David Carter and Matthew Palmer (eds), Roles and Perspectives in New Zealand Law: Essays in Honour of Sir Ivor Richardson, 2002

 

Westco Lagan v Attorney-General
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

New Zealand Law Journal 163, 2001

 

The Legal Framework for the Constitution
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Colin James (ed), Building the Constitution (Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 2000)

 

Deficiencies in New Zealand Delegated Legislation
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

30 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 1, 1999

 

Judicial Selection and Accountability: Can the New Zealand System Survive
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

B D Gray and R B McClintock (eds), Courts and Policy – Checking the Balance, Brookers, Wellington, 1995

 

The New Public Law: Its Province and Function
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

22 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 1, 1992

 

The Treaty of Waitangi – Principles for Crown Action
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

19 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 335, 1989

 

Human Rights: The Proposed New Zealand Bill of Rights
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

The Parliamentarian, January 1988, 10-13

 

The New Zealand Legislative Machine
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

17 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 285, 1987

 

Implementing Open Government: A Progress Report
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC
New Zealand Law Journal, p 46, 1985

 

Unbridled Power? An Interpretation of New Zealand’s Constitution and Government
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

G Palmer, Unbridled Power? An Interpretation of New Zealand’s Constitution and Government, Oxford University Press, Wellington, 1979

 

New Zealand and the Glorious Revolution
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

New Zealand Law Journal, No 12, 1976

 

Adam Clayton Powell and John Wilkes: An Analogue from England for the Men in the Marble Palace
By Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

56 Iowa Law Review 725, 1971