2017 News Archives
Program of Legal Studies for Native People gets new name
The Native Law Centre (NLC) at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law has renamed its flagship program, the Program of Legal Studies for Native People, to the Native Law Cen...
Cross-college project offers students fresh insights
Participating in simulated malpractice lawsuits has given students from the College of Law and the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) a new, interdiscip...
Committed to helping others
As a pageant queen and lawyer-in-training, Siera Bearchell is using her voice to advocate for those who are not always heard.
Public, justice, healthcare and library sectors come together for access to justice solutions
On Oct. 16, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice officially proclaimed Saskatchewan’s Second Annual Access to Justice Week.
College of Law announces refugee scholarship
The college will fully fund the tuition, student fees and textbooks of one Juris Doctor (JD) student, who has claimed or is claiming refugee status in Canada, for the duration of t...
Students negotiate their way to victory
Third-year students Christina Judge and Jacey Safnuk claimed first place in the College of Law’s 2017 negotiation competition on Oct 27.
Nunavut law students question candidates at inaugural forum
Candidates contesting Iqaluit's four constituencies fielded questions from Nunavut Arctic College students in a forum organized by the Nunavut Student Association.
The mighty Hughes returns
The College of Law welcomed alumnus, former Sask. judge and BC conflict-of-interest commissioner Ted Hughes (LLB '50) and his family at a book launch in his honour on Oct. 12.
Ceremony welcomes new students
The College of Law's First Year Welcoming Ceremony, which took place on Sept. 19, is an annual ritual which marks the beginning of the students’ journey into legal studies.
College of Law launches Nunavut Law Program
The program, which brings a law degree to the territory for the first time in over a decade, officially welcomed 25 new students at a special ceremony in Iqaluit on Sept. 11.
The gift of support through difficult times
For Kellie Wuttunee, family is everything.
Law alumni profiled in U of S Nation Builder list
Individuals from Saskatchewan have played a disproportionately large role on the national stage and beyond in championing human rights and social justice, with their contributions ...
Discover our Research Video Series: Simple Framework for Risk Analysis
U of S College of Law professors Heather Heavin and Michaela Keet discuss their "Simple Framework for Risk Analysis" project and the impact it has on the way legal services are del...
Law alumna Palbinder Shergill appointed as first turbaned judge in Canada
Palbinder Kaur Shergill, QC (LLB'90), a sole practitioner with Shergill & Company, was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster on June 23, 201...
Discover our Research Video Series: Mortgage Law Reform in Saskatchewan
Distinguished Professor Ron Cuming discusses his work on mortgage law reform in the province of Saskatchewan and how he connects his research to the lectures he delivers in the cla...
Discover our Research Video Series: Natural Resource and Development
Associate Professor Ibironke Odumosu-Ayanu talks about her research on the interaction between natural resource development and local communities around the world.
Discover our Research Video Series: Community-Engaged Research
U of S College of Law associate professor Sarah Buhler talks about her work in the area of access to justice through community-engaged research.
Law grad follows roots of success at U of S
Jasmine Lothian’s first move after high school was leaving her Saskatchewan home and catching a flight west to the sunshine and beaches of coastal California.
College of Law appoints Larry Chartrand new Academic Director of Native Law Centre
Chartrand will take on his new role effective July 1, 2017.
U of S Western Canada Moot Team victorious at 2017 Sopinka Cup
The U of S Western Canada Moot Team, based out of the College of Law, is celebrating after a win at a national moot competition this past weekend.
College of Law appoints Northern Director for the Nunavut Law Program
Martin Phillipson, dean of the College of Law, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Mansell as the Northern Director of the Nunavut Law Program effective May 8, 2017...
U of S team to compete in inaugural Canadian negotiation competition
Two teams from the University of Saskatchewan College of Law will participate in the First Annual Canadian National Negotiation Competition this weekend at the University of Manito...
2017 Dispute Resolution Week focuses on client-centred advocacy skills
The annual first-year dispute resolution program kicked off today at the College of Law. This mandatory, one-week program is about the lawyer-client relationship, at the heart of l...