Tamara Pearl

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law - Admin

Fall Term 2024 (1890)

LAW 590 - Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This is a survey course on Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Law. Subjects covered include issues of race and legal reasoning, legal and historical foundations of claims to Indigenous rights, treaty rights, Métis rights, Indigenous peoples and the Constitution, Indigenous claims negotiation and litigation, the Indian Act, and contemporary legal and political developments including an introduction to Indigenous law, jurisdiction and governance. The course is organized as a lecture in which a great deal of learning arises from discussion and class participation.

LECTURE A01 (52158)

2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04
MW 09:00 - 10:20

LAW 594 - Gladue Principles Seminar

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Students in this course will develop a critical understanding of the legal, social, cultural and economic contexts for implementing Gladue principles. Topics include the relevance of individual social and historic factors, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report, restorative justice practices, and the relationship of Gladue principles to Indigenous laws, Indigenous healing and ceremonial processes. Students will learn how report authors prepare reports for Court. Guest lectures and visits to Edmonton courts will be included when possible.

LECTURE A01 (54187)

2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04
F 09:00 - 11:50

Winter Term 2025 (1900)

LAW 599 - Seminars on Specialized Legal Topics

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

These seminars will cover specialized topics of emerging importance in the law at a senior level. The particular topic covered would vary dependent on the availability of Faculty with necessary teaching competence, student interest, and the needs of the legal profession. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

SEMINAR B04 (75930)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
MW 09:00 - 10:20