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Val Napoleon named to Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars

L-R Val Napoleon, Julia Baum, Charlotte Loppie

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Ryan Beaton land claims Trudeau scholar

Tackling First Nations land claims process

Ryan Beaton is not your typical law student. His willingness to ask the big questions no one else wants to ask has contributed to him receiving a 2017 Trudeau Scholarship—one of the most prestigious awards in the country.

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The Law Centre

The Law Centre Turns 40

The Law Centre serves between 1,800 and 2,000 low income clients per year and is the longest running common-law clinical program in Canada.

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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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University of Victoria Faculty of Law

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Two first-year UVic law students, Fauziya Issa and Mbaka Wadham, won the 2017 UBC Environmental Law Negotiation Competition! On Friday, November 10th, five teams of UVic students headed to UBC's Allard School of Law to compete against 19 other teams from UBC and TRU. Congrats Fauziya and Mbaka! (photo credit: Courtenay Jacklin) L-R: Fauziya Issa, Mbaka Wadham


University of Victoria Faculty of Law

1 week ago

Congratulations to Kathryn Chan on receiving a SSHRC Insight Development grant for her "Divine Intervention" project! https://www.uvic.ca/law/home/news/current/prof.-kathryn-chan-awarded-sshrc-insight-grant.php

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Professors Kathryn Chan and Howard Kislowicz receive a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for “Divine Intervention” Project Share: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email UVic Law faculty member Dr. Kathryn Chan and University of Calgary Law faculty member Dr. Howard Kislowicz have received SSHRC fundi...

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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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