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Posted to: Law, Other Topics | 09/08/2016

This summer, Canada’s first Intervention K-9, Caber, made his first appearance in BC Supreme Court. As reported in a previous eNews , Caber is an accredited Canine Assisted Intervention (CAI) dog who joined the Delta Police Victim Services team in 2010.

Posted to: Judges | 02/08/2016

Over 40 years ago Provincial Court Judge Jack McGivern started a clinical criminal law program at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Allard Law School.

Posted to: Court, Judges | 26/07/2016

Serving as a Provincial Court judge in the Court’s Interior Region presents many challenges, and offers many rewards.

Posted to: Other Topics | 19/07/2016

By joining the ranks of cutting-edge thinkers considering the future of the legal profession, Thompson Rivers University Law School (TRU) in Kamloops, BC hopes to offer its students an advantage in the volatile world they’ll enter as new lawyers. Lawyering in the 21st century, a third year elective course taught by Assistant Professor Katie Sykes, seems likely to do just that.

Posted to: Help, Judges | 12/07/2016

The UBC Indigenous Legal Clinic in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is both a free community legal service and a law school course where upper year law students work in a clinical environment full time for a term. The clinic is founded on ‘experiential learning’ principles that embrace the concept of ‘learning by doing’.

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