An empirical approach to the New Zealand government's review of the coronial jurisdiction.

@article{Moore2014AnEA,
  title={An empirical approach to the New Zealand government's review of the coronial jurisdiction.},
  author={Jennifer Moore},
  journal={Journal of law and medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={602-26}
}
Given the public profile of New Zealand coroners, it is surprising that there has been limited empirical research about coroners' decision-making. This article uses evidence from New Zealand's first empirical study of coroners' recommendations to discuss the New Zealand government's recent review of the coronial jurisdiction. In June and October 2013, New Zealand's Courts Minister announced proposed changes to the coronial system. Several of the Minister's proposals are consistent with the… CONTINUE READING

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