Aboriginal Law Vancouver & Vancouver Island Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

Sep. 24, 2020
Online

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Law’s Indigenous Ethic: How Indigenous Laws are Foundational to the Ethical Practice of Law 

This meeting is being hosted by the Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island Section, in partnership with the Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Section.

Speaker(s): Dr. John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School
Time: Thursday, September 24, 2020, 11:50am - 1:00pm (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.00 hour of Ethics

 

Synopsis

Please join Dr. John Borrows (B.A., M.A., J.D., LL.M. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School), LL.D. (Hons., Dalhousie, York, SFU, Queen’s & Law Society of Ontario), D.H.L, (Toronto), F.R.S.C., Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbia for a discussion on how Indigenous laws are foundational to the ethical practice of law and related themes from his work, including his  award winning book Law’s Indigenous Ethic.

Speaker Bio

Dr. John Borrows (B.A., M.A., J.D., LL.M. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School), LL.D. (Hons., Dalhousie, York, SFU, Queen’s & Law Society of Ontario), D.H.L, (Toronto), F.R.S.C., Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbiais the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbia. His publications include, Recovering Canada; The Resurgence of Indigenous Law (Donald Smiley Award for the best book in Canadian Political Science, 2002), Canada's Indigenous Constitution (Canadian Law and Society Best Book Award 2011), Drawing Out Law: A Spirit's Guide (2010), Freedom and Indigenous Constitutionalism ((Donald Smiley Award for the best book in Canadian Political Science, 2016), The Right Relationship (with Michael Coyle, ed.), Resurgence and Reconciliation (with Michael Asch, Jim Tully, eds.), Law’s Indigenous Ethics (2020 Best subsequent Book Award from Native American and Indigenous Studies Association). He is the 2017 Killam Prize winner in Social Sciences and the 2019 Molson Prize Winner from the Canada Council for the Arts, the 2020 Governor General’s Innovation Award. John is Anishinaabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada.

Territorial Acknowledgement
This event will be broadcast from the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations, as well as the Lekwungen and WSÁNEC peoples. We encourage members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada past and present.

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