Upcoming Lectures

Friday, Oct 13, 2017: Negotiated Agreements and Indigenous Peoples: Opportunities and Challenges with guest speaker Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh.
12 noon, MLT AIKINS Lecture Theatre, College of Law.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017: How can your library help you access legal information? with guest speaker Janet Freeman.
7pm, Frances Morrison Central Library/ Theatre, Saskatoon.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017: John A. Stack Memorial Forum - A Conversation with former Primer Minister Paul Martin
3pm, MLT AIKINS Lecture Theatre, College of Law. 

Friday Nov 10, 2017: The Morris Shumiatcher Lecture on Law and Literature - Imagination and Identity: How Stories Form Who We Are with author Yann Martel.
7pm, Artesian on 13th, Regina. (This event will also take place in Saskatoon in the spring).

2017-18 fall lineup. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Lecture videos

Prominent Toronto-based entertainment lawyer Susan Abramovitch kicks off the 2017-18 McKercher Lecture Series at the College of Law.
The Hon. Anne Dugas Horsman from the New Brunswick Provincial Court and Linda Neilson from the University of New Brunswick, present "Designing New Court Systems in Family Violence Cases"
The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, PC, Chief Justice of Canada presents the Gertler Family Lectureship in Law on March 6, 2017.
Justin Winters, Hollywood screenwriter, lecturer, producer and development executive presented "The Role of Law in Storytelling" on Feb. 6, 2017.
Grand Chief Derek Nepinak from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs presented the 2017 Wunusweh Lecture in Aboriginal Law on January 16, 2017.
Shannon Salter, Chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal, presents "Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age" on Jan. 11, 2017.
The Hon. Chief Judge Thomas Crabtree from the BC Provincial Court presented "Social Media and Transparency in the Justice System" on Oct. 31, 2016.
The Hon. Thomas Cromwell delivered the annual Saskatchewan Law Review Lecture entitled "Movement on access to justice or an access to justice movement? Where Access to justice in civil and family matters goes from here" on Oct. 25, 2016.
On Oct. 24, 2016, John Courtney, Political Studies Professor Emeritus, U of S; David McGrane, Political Studies, U of S; and Bonita Beatty, Indigenous Studies, U of S participate in a panel discussion on whether our voting system should be changed and if so, how.
Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Chair in Human Rights presents "Unjust justices: The United States Supreme Court , the problem of slavery, and modern human rights" on Oct. 17, 2016.
Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law at Columbia University presents "Branding the dream: Racial democracy and constitutional politics in the 'Age of Obama'" on Oct. 3, 2016.
Gemma Smyth and Adam Vasey presented "Clinical and experiential learning in Canada: A snapshot of the field and future pathways" on Sept. 26, 2016.