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September 15, 2016

(Sept 14) Students inspired to succeed as lawyers and global citizens by The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, who was the keynote speaker Tuesday for the William A. Howard Memorial Lecture.

September 12, 2016

(Sept 12) Professor Jennifer Koshan is the lead on a team of five researchers who were awarded a SSHRC Insight grant to study access to justice in domestic violence cases at the intersection of multiple legal systems.

September 6, 2016

UCalgary Law welcomed the Class of 2019 to campus today.

August 29, 2016

(Aug 29) Professor Jonnette Watson Hamilton is participating in a five-day workshop on "Women, Rights and Religion" at the University of Calgary and the University of Victoria.

August 24, 2016

(Aug 24) Professor Erin Sheley recently returned from Georgia (the former Soviet republic) where she was teaching students on Anglo-American principles of justice.

August 15, 2016

(Aug 15) Fashion designer Stella McCartney once said “Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count.” It’s this same philosophy that drives the Faculty of Law’s “40 for 40” campaign, to build a lasting legacy during the law school’s 40th Anniversary.

August 12, 2016

(Aug 12) Third-year law student Roger Baker spent seven years as the CEO of a Calgary-based oil and gas company, but now he’s working to change something that always bothered him about his industry.

August 11, 2016

(Aug 11) Ashlea Richard, JD’13, loves helping people. Before she became a lawyer, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in history, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. It was during her nursing studies that Ashlea’s parents got divorced, which sparked her interest in the intersection of law, family, and health care.

August 8, 2016

(Aug 8) Patricia Rowbotham, BEd'75, LLB’81, justice of the Court of Appeal of Alberta, explains what it is like working as a judge in the province, on the August 2 edition of Peer Review, the UCalgary Alumni podcast.

July 28, 2016

(July 28) When she was starting law school at 21, Andrea James (JD’15) was looking for a way to stand out among her classmates. Perhaps not having an undergraduate degree helped, but James soon realized that being young in law school doesn’t have to be a disadvantage if you can recognize everyone who was accepted is amazing in their own ways.

July 25, 2016

(July 25) Professor Jennifer Koshan will be in Ottawa this week to participate in a federal consultation on gender-based violence.

July 19, 2016

(July 19) Professor Al Lucas and Professor Emerita Arlene Kwasniak (left), along with co-author Elaine Hughes, have published the book "Public Lands and Resources Law in Canada."

July 15, 2016

(July 15) Professor Michelle Christopher presented at the joint conference of the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education and the International Journal for Clinical Legal Education on July 12.

July 15, 2016

(July 15) As a former corporate commercial lawyer, legal recruiter, and now owner of his own business, Milton Kiang (LLB'93) is a prime example of the unexpected opportunities that a law degree can offer.

July 6, 2016

(July 6) Keith Darvell and Anoop Desai first met at UCalgary Law in 1998 when they joined forces in their study group. Over a decade later, the two have reunited at Electronic Arts with fulfilling careers that put their experience in private practice to good use.



Date & Time:
June 13, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on ”Mineral Land Rights in Alberta – What You Need To Know.”

Date & Time:
June 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm to June 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm

'Après...le Déluge': Future Directions for Environmental Law and Policy in Canada

Date & Time:
May 21, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the career of Professor Nick Rafferty, one of the Faculty of Law's longest serving professors, on the occasion of his retirement.

Date & Time:
May 12, 2015 | 8:45 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a legal research workshop for law students with summer positions at firms, government, non-profit or corporate legal offices.


Date & Time:
May 7, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Law, Cumming School of Medicine, and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

Date & Time:
April 18, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Environmental Law 101: Environmental Law as Decision-Making Process.

Date & Time:
March 24, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A panel discussion on the impact of the Anti-Terrorism Bill C-51 on racialized minorities. Presented by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre.

Date & Time:
March 21, 2015 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Aboriginal Women's Rights.

Preparing for Toronto and Vancouver 2015 Applications

Date & Time:
March 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Date & Time:
March 13, 2015 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This panel will expose students potential career opportunities and the rewards and challenges involved in pursuing sports and entertainment law. 

Date & Time:
March 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us on March 12 as we celebrate UCalgary Law - our great professors, our amazing students, our fabulous alumni, our generous donors, and our successes over the past year.

Law Society/CPLED/ASSIST Info Session (3Ls)

Date & Time:
March 12, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Date & Time:
March 6, 2015 - 7:45 am to March 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join Environment Canada, CIRL, CBA and UCalgary Law for this free professional development symposium.

Date & Time:
March 5, 2015 | 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Privacy in the Age of National Security After Edward Snowden: Dawn or Dusk for the Rule of Law?