College of Law

Research Area(s)

  • Aboriginal law
  • 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


Professor Hoehn teaches property law and administrative law. He has also taught Aboriginal law, legal research and writing, municipal 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).

Courses Taught

  • Property law
  • Administrative law

Selected Publications and Research Work

Tŝilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia' in Kent McNeil & Naiomi Metallic, eds, Judicial Tales Retold: Reimagining Indigenous Rights Jurisprudence, [2020] Canadian Native Law Reporter, Special Edition (Saskatoon: Indigenous Law Centre) 191.

"The Duty to Negotiate and the Ethos of Reconciliation" (2020) 83 Sask L Rev 1.

"The Limits of Local Authority over Recreational Cannabis" (2019) 50:2 Ottawa L Rev 325.

Felix Hoehn and Michael Stevens, "Local Governments and the Crown's Duty to Consult" (2018) 55 Alberta Law Review 971

"Back to the Future - Reconciliation and Indigenous Sovereignty after Tsilhqot'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).