As part of National Philanthropy Day celebrations, the Saskatoon chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals awarded Jacqui Shumiatcher for her decades of generosity to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and its students.
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Dean of Law, Martin Phillipson is pleased to announce the establishment of the CREATE Justice research centre, which will operate within the law college.
Buhler was presented with the Award for Distinction in Community-Engaged Teaching and Scholarship at the Fall Convocation ceremony on Oct. 22, 2016.
Professor Dwight Newman has been selected as a member of the 2016 cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.
On Aug. 30, 2016, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) announced that College of Law student Graham Sharp is the recipient of the 2016 Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize for his text The Right of Access to Justice Under the Rule of Law: Guaranteeing an Effective Remedy.
Nunavut Arctic College (NAC), through the Government of Nunavut (GN), has awarded the design and delivery of a new law degree program to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
Marilyn Poitras, an assistant professor in the College of Law, will serve as a commissioner in the inquiry. An expert in constitutional and Aboriginal law, her professional life prior to joining the college in 2009 was a fusion of law, governance, community and institutional education.
Professor Barbara von Tigerstrom will be part of the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation the Government of Canada announced today (June 30). The task force will seek input on the design of a new system to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to marijuana.
Since 2013, the Dean’s Forum on Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice has been on a mission to research, consult and discuss solutions to access to justice barriers in Saskatchewan. Now, some of those solutions are becoming one step closer to reality.
A University of Saskatchewan law student is the new Miss Universe Canada. Siera Bearchell was crowned Miss Universe Canada on Saturday night in Toronto, topping a field of more than 60 national finalists vying for the right to represent the country in Miss Universe 2016 in Las Vegas in December.
The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) announced that Heather Heavin, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies and Michaela Keet, Associate Professor at the College of Law, were the co-recipients of the 2016 Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship for their research project entitled “Risk Analysis: A Methodological Approach to Early Case Assessment in Litigation and Settlement.”
With exam time around the corner, the Career Office at the College of Law hosted a workshop aimed at providing students with tools to deal with negative stress they might encounter in law school and in their legal careers.
A new certificate in French common law will provide new opportunities for bilingual students and increase access to legal services in French in francophone minority communities.
The fourth annual meeting of the Dean’s Forum on Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice was held at the College of Law on February 29, 2016. This year, the Forum focused on two themes: (1) Putting the Public First; and (2) ‘Action’ to Justice: Addressing Access to Justice in the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench.
On Feb. 26, 2016, Anne-Marie Cotter, Law Foundation of Saskatchewan H. Robert Arscott Chair, hosted the International Human Rights Law Conference at the College of Law. The one-day event brought together international leaders and practitioners in the field of Human Rights Law from around the world.
The Calls to Action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in June 2015 included, in addition to recommendations directed at post-secondary institutions and the legal profession, Call to Action 28, which specifically addressed legal education:
The MLT Lecture Theatre was filled to capacity on March 2 as students, staff, faculty and friends of the College of Law congregated to hear the Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella speak about her journey to Canada’s highest court.
On February 24, more than 60 students from the College of Law and across campus assembled in the MLT lecture theatre to hear Khalid Minhas, an imam at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at Saskatoon, address key issues surrounding Islamophobia.
The College of Law has once again brought home an award from the International Commercial Mediation Competition.
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has appointed Martin Phillipson as dean of the College of Law for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2016...
The College of Law offers support to students to stay healthy through its new series of profiles of faculty members who have developed strategies to create and maintain balance. Learn how faculty members achieve balance in the college’s first faculty profile.