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TRU Law Vancouver Alumni Reception held on September 20

Record turnout for TRU Law alumni events

   Monday, October 21 2019

TRU Law hosted two alumni events in September, in Calgary and Vancouver, with record turnouts.

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Law faculty member advances trans rights in Canada

   Friday, October 18 2019

TRU Law's Samuel Singer awarded The Ontario Bar Association Foundation's Fellowship in Research for work advancing transgender legal rights.

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Dr. Chris Hunt

Law faculty member edits book on privileges

   Wednesday, October 2 2019

Dr. Chris Hunt, associate professor in the Faculty of Law, has edited the new book, Perspectives on Evidentiary Privileges.

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The latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law zeroes in on animal law.

TRU Law faculty and students publish journal on animal law

   Thursday, September 12 2019

The latest Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law, edited by TRU Law faculty and students, takes a close look at animal law.

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2019 Law grad Oliver Verenca

TRU Law medal winner stresses being kind

   Tuesday, August 20 2019

TRU’s recipient of the Law Society of BC Gold Medal for 2019 is doing a clerkship with the BC Court of Appeal.

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TRU Law Dean Brad Morse

New TRU Law students receive warm welcome

   Friday, August 16 2019

The Canadian Bar Association BC branch’s vice-president is among the guest speakers welcoming this fall’s law class on Tuesday, September 3.

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Researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

   Thursday, July 18 2019

Six TRU researchers will share in more than $400,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Insight Program.

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Hon. Hope Hyslop

Law students tap into wealth of experience with judge in residence

   Tuesday, May 14 2019

Retired BC Supreme Court Judge Hon. Hope Hyslop has taken on the role as TRU's second judge in residence to mentor law students.

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David Barroqueiro in the law reading room

Student finds logic in intersection of law and tech

   Tuesday, April 9 2019

Third-year law student David Barroqueiro wins new award for his work developing legal apps he hopes will improve access to justice for all.

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Judge Stella Frame

Woman to woman: judges provide counsel to law students

   Tuesday, March 26 2019

Four women judges shared their experiences and knowledge with up and coming young women studying law at TRU.

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Events

How can social justice get you a job?

  Date: October 22, 1:00pm - 2:20pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn from past and present TRU law students and pro bono lawyers how to turn social justice into a job. They will showcase ground-breaking cases that would not have been possible without their efforts, and describe how these experiences have impacted their careers. Free pizza provided This is an Access to Justice Week warm-up event...


Dean of Law Candidate Presentation (III)

  Date: October 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Members of the TRU community are invited to meet the third candidate for the position of dean for the Faculty of Law.   Dean of Law candidate III presentation For students, faculty and staff Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, from 1:30–2:30 p.m. in Old Main, OM 3732. Dean of Law candidate IIIdrop-in session For students,...X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Members of the TRU community are invited to meet the third candidate for the position of dean for the Faculty of Law.

 

Dean of Law candidate III presentation
For students, faculty and staff
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, from 1:30–2:30 p.m. in Old Main, OM 3732.

Dean of Lawcandidate III drop-in session
For students, faculty and staff
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, from 2:45–3:45 p.m. in Old Main, OM 3632.

Candidates will address this topic
Please describe and outline your vision for the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University and taking into consideration potential opportunities and challenges, how would you go about implementing this during your first term as Dean?

Provide your feedback

Once you have had the chance to attend the presentation or meet with the candidate, the search committee welcomes and encourages your feedback. Please submit the Candidate Feedback Form in confidence to lhildebrand@tru.ca, no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.


Write a winning Insight Development Grant

  Date: November 4, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Led by Dr. Megan Prins, this information session will walk faculty through how to apply for an Insight Development Grant.


Ethics in Student Research Workshop

  Date: November 6, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Graduate and undergraduate students with questions about research ethics are encouraged to attend this event facilitated by Debbie Krebs.


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