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- Reconciliation and Sentencing Law: Spending some time with Sharma?
The Supreme Court of Canada released its reasons in R v. Sharma on November 3, 2022. https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/19540/index.do Here is the case history provided by the SCC: In 2016, the respondent Ms. Sharma, an Indigenous woman, pled guilty to importing two kilograms of cocai … Read more »
- Reflecting on the Word Warriors Approach to ‘Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice’: A PhD Students Perspective
Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice: A Search for Ways Forward is one of my new favourite books—and not just because Dave is my PhD supervisor. I’m really on the same page when it comes to the need to revitalize Indigenous legal orders to support a transformative reconciliation. My dissertation is … Read more »
- Author Meets Reader: Seeds, Word Warriors and Hope: A Conversation with David Milward’s Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice: A Search for Ways Forward.
On October 20th, UVic’s Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-led Engagement (CIRCLE) hosted a launch of Dr David Milward’s most recent book, Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice: A Search for Ways Forward (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2022). The author introduced his book, and then had the … Read more »
- Law & Culture: Drawing Texts, Masks and Blankets into the Law School Classroom
One of the big questions for me over the past years (thinking about our Law School TRC obligations to learn and teach about Indigenous Law) has been the relationship between law and culture. Or maybe more specifically, how to talk about these relationships in the law school classroom. In this post, … Read more »
- Some Business Associations Materials (‘LaRue’ meets ‘Big River First Nation’)
February 8, 2022 business, law, Pegadogy Indigenous Law, LaRue [AUTHOR NOTE: I wrote this post early last year at the end of teaching my first iteration of Transystemmic Business Associations in UVic’s JD/JID program. I posted it to my personal blog so I could re-access resources when needed, but it … Read more »