Cromwell named honourary fellow of CREATE Justice

Access to justice is something that has been on the Honourable Thomas Cromwell’s mind since his second year of law school, but he has difficulty pointing to a particular point in time when the initiative became his prime focus. Rather, it’s been a product of many experiences over the span of his career.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.