lawyer / teacher / writer
David is a District Court Judge, an educator and an award winning academic on legal and information communications technology matters.
As a District Court Judge, he presided over all criminal jury trials and judge alone criminal matters, civil proceedings and in the Youth Court. His involvement with the New Zealand Court on information technology initiatives began in 1990, and has continued to influence his academic writing.
Judge Harvey has presented a number of papers both in New Zealand and internationally on law and technology matters, especially in the field of how technology can improve court and judicial processes, as well as access to justice. David’s blog is a unique insight to a top level new legal decision making in an increasingly fast changing world.