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Judicial review – the Lucan Battison case

This weeks article involves discussion and analysis of (Battison v Melloy & Anor [2014] NZHC 1462) and the subsequent Judicial review. In June this year, Lucan Battison, a 16 year old student from St John’s College in Hastings, took his school principal and board of trustees to the High Court for suspending him for having long hair, […]