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Sarah Burningham Assistant Professor

On leave until May 2021.

Address
215 Law

Research Area(s)

  • Constitutional law
  • Criminal law
  • Evidence

Professional Education


  • BCL (Oxford) 2011
  • LLB (Saskatchewan) 2009

Profile

Sarah Burningham is a graduate of the Universityof Saskatchewan (LLB) and the University of Oxford (BCL). She clerked at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal and joined the Saskatchewan Bar in 2010. In addition to numerous academic awards, she has also received recognition for teaching excellence. Sarah’s writing has been cited in judicial decisions and her op-eds have appeared in the National Post and the Regina Leader-Post.

Sarah researches primarily in the area of constitutional law, though her interests extend to criminal law and evidence as well. She has previously taught constitutional law, criminal law, administrative law, and evidence.

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional law (division of powers)
  • Criminal law
  • Evidence

Publications and Research Work

Sarah Burningham, “Constitutional Law and Abortion in Saskatchewan: The Freedom of Informed Choice (Abortions) Act”, Canadian Journal of Law & Society (forthcoming)

Sarah Burningham, “Provincial Jurisdiction over Abortion” (2019) 45:1 Queen’s Law Journal 37-79.

Sarah Burningham, “The Year in Review 2018” in Tim Quigley, Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed, looseleaf (Carswell, 2005).

Sarah Burningham, “The Year in Review 2017” in Tim Quigley, Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed, looseleaf (Carswell, 2005).

Sarah Burningham, “The Year in Review 2016” in Tim Quigley, Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed, looseleaf (Carswell, 2005).

Sarah Burningham & Benjamin Ralston, “Highlights from the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, 2015” (2016) 79:2 Saskatchewan Law Review 299-314.

Sarah Burningham, “The Year in Review 2015” in Tim Quigley, Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed, looseleaf (Carswell, 2005).

Sarah Burningham, “A Comment on the Court’s Decision to Suspend the Declaration of Invalidity in Carter v Canada” (2015) 78:2 Saskatchewan Law Review 201-207.

Sarah Burningham & Keir Vallance, “The Judgments of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, 2014” (2015) 78:2 Saskatchewan Law Review 289-323.

Sarah Burningham, “Courts, Challenges, and Cures: Legal Avenues for Patients with Rare Diseases to Challenge Health Care Coverage Decisions” (2015) 1:1 Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law 317-350.

Sarah Burningham, “The Year in Review 2014” in Tim Quigley, Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed, looseleaf (Carswell, 2005).

Sarah Burningham, “The Judgments of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, 2013” (2014) 77:2 Saskatchewan Law Review 231.

Sarah Burningham, “Book Review of Barry Strayer Canada’s Constitutional Revolution (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2013)” 18:2 Review of Constitutional Studies 227. 

Sarah Burningham, Wayne Renke & Timothy Caulfield, “Is Patient Safety Research Protected from Disclosure?” (2013) 20 Health Law Journal 47.

Sarah Burningham, Christen Rachul & Timothy Caulfield, “Informed Consent and Patient Comprehension: The Law and the Evidence” (2013) 7:1 McGill Journal of Law and Health 123.