In the press
May 10, 2017, Felix Hoehn, 'They may want to drive that point home': Fighting Bill 64 could score political points even if it fails, expert says (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
May 9, 2017, Dwight Newman, Premier Wall’s decision to override a messy court ruling is completely proper (National Post)
May 5, 2017, Heather Heavin, Legal services task team appointed by government of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
May 3, 2017, Ken Norman, Sask. man’s human rights complaint to get medical marijuana covered is denied (Global Saskatoon)
May 2, 2017, Dwight Newman, Saskatchewan to use notwithstanding clause over Catholic school funding decision (The Lawyer’s Daily)
Recent publications and presentations
Brea Lowenberger and Terri Karpish presented “Improving Access to Legal Services in Small, Urban, and Rural Centres" to the Law Society Benchers Access to Legal Services Committee on April 27, 2017
Brea Lowenberger presented "CREATE Justice and Other Access to Justice Developments in Saskatchewan (2016-2017)" at the ADR Institute of Saskatchewan AGM on April 28, 2017
Dwight Newman organized and chaired an Indigenous rights works-in-progress workshop held on April 13, 2017, within the meeting of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group at the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Brea Lowenberger and Heather Heavin presented on the establishment of CREATE Justice at the annual meeting of the National Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Law Matters in Vancouver, BC, on March 23-24, 2017.
Dwight Newman spoke on “Indigenous Property, the Doctrine of Aboriginal Title and Transcending Imposed Barriers to Indigenous Economic Growth” at McGill University on March 27, 2017.
Grants and awards
Sarah Burningham was named the recipient of the 2017 Provost’s College Award for Outstanding Teaching. The Provost’s College Awards for Outstanding Teaching annually recognize an outstanding teacher in each college at the University of Saskatchewan.
Clayton Bangsund was named the recipient of the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Faculty Research Fellowship for 2017-2018.