8 Sep 2016

Judge claims cost cutting threatens to undermine justice system

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 8 September 2016

One of New Zealand's longest-serving judges, has delivered a stinging critique of the criminal justice system. Sir Ron Young, has spoken out about reduced legal aid for defence lawyers, reduced money for expert witnesses and forensic testing; reduced and changed funding for Crown solicitors and Crown Law, as well as recent legislative changes & the effect of lobby groups. The Dean of Otago University's Law faculty, is Professor Mark Henaghan.