Faculty of Law

JD program

JD program

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

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Indigenous Law Graduation

Admissions – Indigenous category

The Faculty of Law is helping increase the number of people of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in the legal profession.

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Environmental Law Centre Clinic

UVic Environmental Law Centre Clinic

The ELC provides legal information and assistance to local provincial and national environmental groups. It also sponsors conferences and workshops and publishes law reform papers and citizen handbooks on emerging environmental topics. Photo by Timothy Law ('13)

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Adam Campbell, UVic Law '11

Alumni in action

Keeping up with our alumni. Adam Campbell ('11), professional runner and lawyer.

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Graduate programs

Graduate programs

The LLM and PhD programs provide an opportunity for advanced research at the intersection of Law and Society.  Graduate programs at UVic are challenging, collaborative, and interdisciplinary. Photo by Vivian Lee ('15)

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About UVic Law

Our collegial atmosphere, commitment to social justice, and opportunities for hands-on learning are a few of the things that set the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law apart. Plus, with the mildest climate in Canada, our campus is just minutes from beaches and parks that you can enjoy year round. Learn more about UVic Law.

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Law co-op

Combine the knowledge you've gained in the classroom with practical experiences in the workplace by participating in Canada's only comprehensive common law co-operative education program. Learn more about law co-op.

Law clinics

We offer several clinical programs that provide you with practical, hands-on experience in a legal environment, in addition to the regular academic program.

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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 In this video she explains that the laws that we have regarding animals are outdated, and do not reflect modern cultural norms and values.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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