Foreword - The Dean of Law, Professor Paul Rishworth -- Preface -- Beginnings: 1883-1937 -- World War Two: 1938-1945 -- The Davis Years: 1946-1964 -- Growth: 1965-1969 -- Aspiration: 1970-1979 -- Change: Struggle: 1987 - 1994 -- Into the New Millennium: 1995-2008 -- Postscript -- Appendices -- Index
Emeritus Professor Brian Coote is a former student, Professor and Dean of the Auckland Law School. The author of Exception Clauses (London, 1964) and of numerous articles, notes and reviews in English, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand legal publications, he has continued to write since his retirement in early 1995. He was a member for 20 years of the Contracts and Commercial Law Reform Committee, was made a CBE in 1995, and in 2007 was elected one of the sixteen initial Fellows of the New Zealand Academy of the Humanities-Aronui. Of the other contributors, Bernard Brown, who writes about the Legal Research Foundation, is a retired Associate Professor who has been a member of the Foundation's Council since 1969. Peter Watts is a Professor and some-time acting Dean of the Faculty, and is a member of the University Council. Sean Kinsler is a recent LLM graduate and freelance researcher, who acted as research assistant to the project.