Darcy Lindberg

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law

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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
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dlindber@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Darcy Lindberg joined the Faculty as an assistant professor in 2019. His current doctoral research focuses on the constitutional and legal theory of Plains Cree peoples in relation to the land, water, and animals, and the trans-systemic relationships with Canadian constitutional law.

Lindberg earned his LLM at the University of Victoria. His thesis explored Cree legal orders through an examination of ceremonial rules of procedure and the transformation of gendered protocols. He has published and has publications forthcoming regarding Indigenous law and legal theory, Plains Cree constitutionalism and food sovereignty, and Indigenous citizenship orders.

Lindberg, who is mixed-rooted Plains Cree, was called to the BC and Yukon Bars in 2012. He practiced with Davis LLP in the Yukon Territory. He also has been involved in Indigenous-focused youth leadership development in Alberta for the past 15 years.

Courses

LAW 435A - Constitutional Law

An introduction to the legal framework governing the exercise of power by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the Canadian state, covering who has the power to make new laws, the power to implement laws, and the power to adjudicate disputes. The limitations imposed on these powers by the rules of federalism and by the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are also considered. An introduction to the constitutional provisions concerning Canada's Aboriginal peoples is also included.

Fall Term 2020
LAW 435B - Constitutional Law

An introduction to the legal framework governing the exercise of power by the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the Canadian state, covering who has the power to make new laws, the power to implement laws, and the power to adjudicate disputes. The limitations imposed on these powers by the rules of federalism and by the provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are also considered. An introduction to the constitutional provisions concerning Canada's Aboriginal peoples is also included.

Winter Term 2021
LAW 486 - Jurisprudence

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.

Fall Term 2020
LAW 599 - Seminars on Specialized Legal Topics

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 in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

Winter Term 2021

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