Koren Lightning-Earle

Legal Counsel, Wahkohtowin, Faculty of Law - Admin
Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Law - Admin

Spring Term 2023 (1830)

LAW 486 - Jurisprudence

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of law from a theoretical rather than a doctrinal perspective. Every year, the course will consist of a number of seminar offerings whose focus will be on a broader theoretical examination of law, legal processes, and institutions. Each of these courses will allow a critical examination of law from a variety of perspectives such as; legal theory, literature, politics, economics, social and cultural development, and religion.

LECTURE A01 (61585)

2023-05-03 - 2023-05-31
MWF 10:00 - 12:50 (LC 105)

Fall Term 2023 (1850)

LAW 591 - The TRC, Law, Justice and Reconciliation

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The TRC Final Report called for significant change in the Canadian justice system's relationship with Indigenous peoples. These calls to action extended to law societies, lawyers, law schools, and government. How do Indigenous and non-indigenous lawyers practice law or for law impacting Indigenous peoples in the age of reconciliation? Are current laws compatible with the justice and reconciliation called for by the TRC? How did we get to where we are today? This highly interactive seminar draws on the TRC Final Report to critically engage with current legal issues in their social and political context.

LECTURE A01 (85597)

2023-09-06 - 2023-12-05
MW 14:00 - 15:20 (LC 191)