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John Borrows Indigenous Leadership

John Borrows - an open source approach to teaching

John Borrows takes an open source approach to teaching and recently posted all of his Law 340: Indigenous Lands, Rights and Governance lectures online.

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POLIS report

Critical time for BC's new water law

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Justin Trudeau and Carla Qualtrough

Carla Qualtrough named Canada's minister of sport and persons with a disability

UVic Law alumna and Delta MP Carla Qualtrough sworn into the new Liberal cabinet.

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Aboriginal Awareness Camp

Aboriginal Awareness Camp 20th Anniversary

AbCamp celebrates 20 years of understanding.

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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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Michaela is our UVic Law student blogger on My UVic Life. Read her first post about a weekend in Tofino with her fellow UVic Law students! https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/myuviclife/2015/11/16/a-weekend-in-tofino-with-uvic-law/

A Weekend in Tofino with UVic Law
A couple weeks ago I wrote my first law school exam. It was my Law, Legislation & Policy midterm and while I was a little nervous, it was helpful knowing that it was a "help not hurt" exam. Thi...

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UVic Law's Legal Director of the Environmental Law Centre, Calvin Sandborn, has is cited in a major Globe & Mail story about the regulation of water in Canada. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/under-pressure-water-management-in-a-new-politicalera/article27512244/

Headwaters: Reduced federal oversight ...
It powers industry and is the lifeblood of healthy communities. But years of reduced federal oversight, Mark Hume writes, have left the government with major decisions about managing a resource we take for granted

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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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