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A video series highlighting some of the timely and relevant legal issues our Colllege of Law faculty are exploring.

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Research news

In the press

Aug. 31, 2018, Jason MacLean, The court said Ottawa failed to consult Indigenous peoples on Trans Mountain, but what does meaningful consultation look like? (The Star)

Aug. 31, 2018, Dwight Newman, On Trans Mountain, government failed to learn from Northern Gateway: Lawyer (BNN Bloomberg)

Aug. 31, 2018, Dwight Newman, Indigenous Consultation on TM Pipeline (John Gormley Show)

Aug. 1, 2018, Sarah BuhlerOpinion: Legal Aid should be expanded, not cut (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

July 19, 2018, Ken NormanLitigious And Religious  (Planet S Magazine)


Recent publications and presentations

Dwight Newman presented on “The Uncertain Shape of Legally Recognised Property Rights” at the Center for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at Australian National University (ANU) on August 22, 2018.

Dwight Newman participated in meetings of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on the Implementation of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Sydney, Australia from August 20-23, 2018.

Lucinda Vandervort, “The Prejudicial Effects of ‘Reasonable Steps’ in Analysis of Mens Rea and Sexual Consent: Two Solutions” (2018) 55(4) Alberta Law Review 933-970.


Grants and awards

Sarah Burningham was named the recipient of the 2017 Provost’s College Award for Outstanding Teaching. The Provost’s College Awards for Outstanding Teaching annually recognize an outstanding teacher in each college at the University of Saskatchewan.

Clayton Bangsund was named the recipient of the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Faculty Research Fellowship for 2017-2018.