North’s only law school launches Indigenous law and justice institute – Sudbury.com

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North’s only law school launches Indigenous law and justice institute – Sudbury.com

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 20219 Views

To be located at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, the institute will be one of only two of its kind in Canada

Thanks to the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program offered by Canada’s Department of Justice, Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will receive up to $437,139 to launch an Indigenous Law and Justice Institute, Maamawi Bimosewag – They Walk Together, and expand the law program.

Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is not only the singular law school in Northern Ontario, but was one of only two law schools (the other being University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law) that offered mandatory courses in Aboriginal law prior to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Now, since the release of the TRC’s directives, many universities are responding and once again, so is the law school.

Read More: https://www.sudbury.com/local-news/norths-only-law-school-launches-indigenous-law-and-justice-institute-3608410

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