Discover our Research

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

#1 - Community-Engaged Research ft. Associate Prof. Sarah Buhler
#2 - Natural Resource and Development Contracts ft. Associate Professor Ibironke Odumosu-Ayanu
#3 - Saskatchewan Mortgage Law Reform ft. Distinguished Professor Ron C.C. Cuming
#4 - Simple Framework for Risk Analysis ft. Profs Heather Heavin and Michaela Keet

Research news

In the press

Dec 30, 2017, Dwight Newman Stephen Harper left the Supreme Court much as he found it — unfortunately for conservatives (National Post)

Dec 21, 2017, Jason MacLean Ottawa plans to declare deadly gas is non-toxic (National Observer)

Dec 19, 2017, Dwight Newman Private Member Bill and its effect on Indigenous rights – radio interview (650 CKOM’s John Gormley Show) 

Dec 6, 2017, Sarah Burningham, Constitutional limitations would hamper attempts to restrict or ban abortion (Regina Leader-Post)

Recent publications and presentations

Benjamin Ralston presented "Mana moana: lessons from Aotearoa New Zealand on Indigenous-Crown marine co-governance" at the Oceans 20: Canada's Oceans Act workshop in Ottawa, ON, on June 14, 2017.

Robin Hansen, “Legal personality and the Canadian REIT" (2017) Trusts & Trustees,  23 (4): 400-403.

Dwight Newman, “Litigation Concerning Consultation with Indigenous Communities in Nunavut, Canada” (2016) 4 Current Developments in Arctic Law 17.

Brea Lowenberger and Terri Karpish presented “Improving Access to Legal Services in Small, Urban, and Rural Centres" to the Law Society Benchers Access to Legal Services Committee on April 27, 2017

Brea Lowenberger presented "CREATE Justice and Other Access to Justice Developments in Saskatchewan (2016-2017)" at the ADR Institute of Saskatchewan AGM on April 28, 2017

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.