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September 16, 2016

(Sept 16) Professor Fenner Stewart's research was cited by the Supreme Court of Ohio in the case Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C.

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.



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?

Date & Time:
March 4, 2015 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join LEAF for a panel discussion on sexual harassment in the legal profession.

Date & Time:
February 26, 2015 | 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Date & Time:
February 26, 2015 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Join the Faculty of Law's Assentio Mentium program for a panel discussion on Canada’s Oil and Gas Transactions Practice.

Date & Time:
February 14, 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 "Can Markets Save Biodiversity? The Promise and Perils of Biodiversity Offsets."

Date & Time:
February 13, 2015 - February 14, 2015

Hosted by the Environmental Law Society at UCalgary Law, the two-day conference will facilitate discourse on environmental and energy law issues of public and academic interest.

Date & Time:
February 10, 2015 | 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Presented by the Faculty of Law and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG).

Date & Time:
February 6, 2015 | 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Date & Time:
February 5, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

Date & Time:
February 4, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join LEAF for a film screening of "Miss Representation," a documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, exploring the misrepresentation of women in the media.

Date & Time:
February 3, 2015 | 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Join forensic consultant Joe Slemko for a lecture on the effects of scientific evidence on criminal investigations.

Date & Time:
January 29, 2015 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Date & Time:
January 28, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm