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John Borrows wins national Killam Prize

John Borrows wins national Killam Prize

John Borrows is bringing about one of the quiet revolutions in our history, restoring Indigenous law to its place alongside Canadian common law.

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Indigenous Law Research Unit

Indigenous Law Research Unit

UVic Law’s Indigenous Law Research Unit (ILRU) is the only unit dedicated to the recovery and revitalisation of Indigenous Laws in Canada. It is recognized nationally and internationally for the power of its work.

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Aaron Mills

Aaron Mills wins top Canadian research award

UVic Law PhD student Aaron Mills was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Talent Award for his work restoring changing and revitalized Indigenous systems of law.

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JD Program

UVic JD students are equipped to move the legal profession forward, together.

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UVic Law alum Russ Brown talks to the public about what's it's really like as a Supreme Court of Canada Judge: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/a-rare-look-into-the-mind-of-supreme-court-justice-russell-brown/article35077450

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John Borrows, Canadian Research Chair for Indigenous Law

Dr. John Borrows is the Canadian Research Chair for Indigenous Law and a professor with the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria. In this video, John discusses his research on Indigenous Peoples own laws.

Jeremy Webber, Dean of Law

Jeremy Webber is a constitutional lawyer, the Dean, and a professor at the University of Victoria. In this video he explains his work on issues of cultural difference, such as Aboriginal rights. He also discusses his work on issues of politics, nationhood, and language, and the common issues with which many nations struggle.

Prof. Maneesha Deckha on Animal Law

Professor Maneesha Deckha studies animal law and is a professor at the University of Victoria. In this video she explains that the laws that we have regarding animals are outdated, and do not reflect modern cultural norms and values. She also describes her research into our lacking animal cruelty laws.

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