Faculty of Law

Indigenous water law project

Indigenous water law project

Val Napoleon and Deb Curran receive $350K in funding

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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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UVic Law alumna Cathie Boies Parker will be the recipient of the Canadian Bar Association's Georges A. Goyer Award for Distinguished Service for 2016. Cathie will formally receive the award at the Bench and Bar Dinner on November 12 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. Congratulations Cathie! http://www.farris.com/farris-lawyers/profile/catherine-boies-parker/

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Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP is one of the leading corporate and commercial law firms in British Columbia with offices in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna.

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 In this video she explains that the laws that we have regarding animals are outdated, and do not reflect modern cultural norms and values.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