Bevan Marten

Dr Bevan Marten is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.

Aug 15, 2018

Justice for Baby Justus: the fight to overturn a baby name ban goes on

Bevan Marten, the lawyer on a one-man crusade to ensure parents can name their children Justice, is still fighting. Back in January I wrote an article for this website arguing that people …

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Jan 12, 2018

And Justice For All: The lawyer offering to fight a baby name ban – for free

Baby names that are also official titles are not allowed in New Zealand. In the case of the name Justice, lawyer Dr Bevan Marten thinks the government has it wrong – and he's offering to represent pro bono any parent who wants to use it.

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