Faculty of Law

First day of class, Sept. 1975

UVic Law Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The year 2015 marks four decades since the UVic Faculty of Law opened its doors. Help us celebrate with a weekend of festivities on March 6 to 8. The first ever class pictured above (Sept. 1975).

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JD program

JD program

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

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Business Law Clinic

UVic Business Law Clinic

The BLC provides legal information to small businesses and non-profits on matters such as incorporation, financing, charitable registration and much more.

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 In this video she explains that the laws that we have regarding animals are outdated, and do not reflect modern cultural norms and values.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