Dr Edward Murray Willis
BA, LLB (Victoria University of Wellington); LLM (Dist) (Victoria University of Wellington); PhD (University of Auckland))
Edward Willis specialises in public law, with particular interests in constitutional theory, adminstrative decision-making, regulation and competition (antitrust) law.
Research | Current
Edward's current research interests include the nature of unwritten constitutionalism, the role of public law values in shaping private markets, and regulatory design and implementation.
Teaching | Current
LAW 211 - Public Law
LAW 701 - The Legal System: Sources, Structure and Method
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Willis, E. M. (2015). Unwritten Constitutionalism: A Study of the Principles and Structures That Inform New Zealand's Distinctively Unwritten Constitution The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
- Willis, E. (2011). Judicial review and deference. The New Zealand Law Journal, 2011 (8), 283-285.
- Willis, E. (2011). Agenda-driven interpretation. New Zealand Law Journal, 2011 (1), 25-28.
- Willis, E. (2010). The interpretation of environmental legislation in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law, 14, 135-160. Related URL.
- Willis, E. (2010). Legal recognition of rights derived from the Treaty of Waitangi. New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, 8 (2), 217-237. Related URL.