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TRU Law takes second place at BC Cup

  Posted on: February 16, 2016

TRU Law placed second at the BC Law Schools Competitive Moot over the weekend in Victoria. This marks the third year TRU Law has sent a team to the BC Cup, since the law school opened in 2011.

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Aboriginal speakers impact students on law field trip

Sunny LeBourdais

  Posted on: February 11, 2016

First-year law students who have been studying Aboriginal Rights and Title and Indigenous Law took an annual field trip to the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, to hear from members of the Aboriginal community on rights and land title, resources, Indigenous law and residential school experiences.

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First time for TRU Law at Western Canadian moot

Third-year law students Kelly Melnyk and Olivia Harvey

  Posted on: February 10, 2016

Third-year law students Kelly Melnyk and Olivia Harvey were the first TRU team to compete in the McIntyre Cup—the Western Canadian law competition in trial advocacy—in Calgary last weekend.

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Determining Access: Research conference addresses Indigenous governance

  Posted on: January 21, 2016

Determining Access, Theory and Practice in Implementing Indigenous Governance over Lands and Resources, is a two-day conference that provides an opportunity for sharing information, strategies and answering key questions faced by Indigenous groups navigating the post Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia landscape.

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Professors Chris Hunt and Micah Rankin publish in the McGill Law Journal

  Posted on: January 8, 2016

Professors Chris Hunt and Micah Rankin’s article “Anonymity, the Rule of Law and the Shriveling of the Biographical Core” (2015) 61:1 McGill Law Journal 193, examines the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in R v Spencer, 2014 SCC 43, which determined that individuals have a Charter-protected privacy interest in their internet subscriber information. Hunt and…

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Legal professionals in Kamloops for Block Week

Sharon Sutherland, a mediator and conflict resolution trainer, in a mock mediation with law students.

  Posted on: January 7, 2016

Mediators, judges and lawyers from around BC and western Canada are participating in a series of TRU Law courses in dispute resolution this week. Mandatory for all law students, “Block Week” includes classroom and hands-on sessions at the Centrepoint BC mediation facility and the Kamloops Courthouse.

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