Jacqui Shumiatcher recognized during National Philanthropy Day

Jacqui Shumiatcher recognized during National Philanthropy Day

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.

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Justice research centre established at the College of Law

Justice research centre established at the College of Law

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.

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Associate Professor Sarah Buhler receives award at fall convocation

Associate Professor Sarah Buhler receives award at fall convocation

Buhler was presented with the Award for Distinction in Community-Engaged Teaching and Scholarship at the Fall Convocation ceremony on Oct. 22, 2016.

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Professor Newman elected to Royal Society’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Professor Newman elected to Royal Society’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

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.

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Law student Graham Sharp wins CIAJ’s 2016 Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize

Law student Graham Sharp wins CIAJ’s 2016 Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize

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.

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Remembering Harry Dahlem, QC (LLB'61)

Remembering Harry Dahlem, QC (LLB'61)

The College of Law is saddened to hear of the passing of Harry Dahlem, QC, a proud alumnus and strong supporter of our college.

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Government of Nunavut partners with U of S on law degree program

Government of Nunavut partners with U of S on law degree program

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).

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Professor Poitras named a commissioner in the MMIW inquiry

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.

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Martin Phillipson: Q&A with the incoming dean

Martin Phillipson: Q&A with the incoming dean

As he prepares for his new role as dean, long-time College of Law faculty member Martin Phillipson answers some questions about himself, the college and his hopes for the future.

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Professor Barbara von Tigerstrom named to Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

Professor Barbara von Tigerstrom named to Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

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.

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Cuming adds distinguished to title

Cuming adds distinguished to title

College of Law Professor Ron C.C. Cuming has been awarded the title of Distinguished Professor by the University of Saskatchewan.

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Dean's Forum moves ahead with key recommendations

Dean's Forum moves ahead with key recommendations

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.

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Law Student crowned Miss Universe Canada

Law Student crowned Miss Universe Canada

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.

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Professors Heavin and Keet co-recipients of the Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship

Professors Heavin and Keet co-recipients of the Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship

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.”

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Remembering David Eldon (Tom) Gauley

Remembering David Eldon (Tom) Gauley

David Eldon (Tom) Gauley, CM, QC, (LLB’43) passed away peacefully on May 4, 2016.

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Six law alumni win seats in provincial election

Six law alumni win seats in provincial election

Congratulations to the following College of Law alumni who were chosen to represent their ridings as Members of the Legislative Assembly in the 2016 Saskatchewan Provincial Election on April 4, 2016:

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2016 Moot Roundup

2016 Moot Roundup

A summary of the College of Law's 2016 mooting achievements.

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‘Building Resilience’ workshop encourages mindfulness in times of stress

‘Building Resilience’ workshop encourages mindfulness in times of stress

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.

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University of Saskatchewan partners with U of Ottawa on French common law certificate

University of Saskatchewan partners with U of Ottawa on French common law certificate

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.

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College of Law hosts fourth annual Dean’s Forum on Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice

College of Law hosts fourth annual Dean’s Forum on Dispute Resolution and Access to Justice

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.

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VIDEO: International Human Rights Law Conference

VIDEO: International Human Rights Law Conference

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.

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Dean’s Statement on Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #28

Dean’s Statement on Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #28

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:

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A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella

A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella

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.

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College hosts “Let’s talk about Islamophobia” event

College hosts “Let’s talk about Islamophobia” event

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.

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Beth Bilson wins CBA's 2015 St. Laurent Award

Beth Bilson wins CBA's 2015 St. Laurent Award

Beth Bilson Q.C. of Saskatoon is the recipient of the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) 2015 Louis St. Laurent Award of Excellence that recognizes distinguished or exceptional service to the objectives and goals of the CBA.

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U of S team wins Best Speaker Award at International Mediation Competition

U of S team wins Best Speaker Award at International Mediation Competition

The College of Law has once again brought home an award from the International Commercial Mediation Competition.

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College of Law welcomes new dean Martin Phillipson

College of Law welcomes new dean Martin Phillipson

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...

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Staying Healthy with Assistant Professor Keir Vallance

Staying Healthy with Assistant Professor Keir Vallance

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.

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