Research Area(s)

  • Aboriginal law and indigenous peoples’ rights
  • Administrative and municipal law
  • Property law

Professional Education

  • LLM (University of Saskatchewan) 2011
  • LLB (University of Toronto) 1984
  • BA (Hon.) (Regional and Urban Planning) (University of Saskatchewan) 1981

Profile

Professor Hoehn teaches property law and legal research and writing. He has also taught municipal law, Aboriginal law and wills. He is a contributing editor of the Canadian Native Law Reporter and a part-time member of the Saskatchewan Municipal Board.

Professor Hoehn’s awards include the Provost’s Outstanding Teacher Award for the College of Law (2016), the scholarly writing award from the Saskatchewan Book Awards for Reconciling Sovereignties: Aboriginal Nations and Canada (2013), and the College of Graduate Studies and Research Thesis Award (2011).

While practicing law full-time in Saskatoon for 15 years, Professor Hoehn began teaching legal issues in urban studies and planning for the Department of Geography and Planning and published Municipalities and Canadian Law: Defining the Authority of Local Governments. He has also taught in the Program of Legal Studies for Native People, Native Law Centre (2008-2014) and was course director and instructor for the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA) Program administered by the University of Alberta and Dalhousie University (2003-2005).

Selected Publications and Research Work

"Back to the Future - Reconciliation and Indigenous Sovereignty after Tsilhquot'in" (2016) 67 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 109.

Reconciling Sovereignties: Aboriginal Nations and Canada (Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 2012).

"Privatization and the Boundaries of Judicial Review," (2011) 54:1 Canadian Public Administration 73.

“Municipal councils must be attentive to procedural fairness” The Lawyers Weekly, September 29, 2006 at 17. 

“Local Government and Saskatchewan’s Sweeping Reforms” (2000) 5 Digest of Municipal and Planning Law (Carswell) 362.

Municipalities and Canadian Law: Defining the Authority of Local Governments (Saskatoon: Purich, 1996).