Tagged Faculty of Law

U of C offer course on residential school litigation

By Justin Schellenberg, November 30 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is currently offering a course on residential school litigation. The course, LAW 579, focuses on the history of Indigenous legal practices and how they relate to Canadian law. “We realized that our curriculum here for law students was missing a lot…

Entrepreneurship and the law focus of new U of C class

By Justin Schellenberg, October 20 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is offering a new course which explores the connection between entrepreneurship and the law. LAW 693 works through issues a startup company may face, such as when to incorporate, when to use sole-proprietorship and how to raise money. “The course is designed…

U of C law professor publishes article on online shaming

By Tina Shaygan, February 28 2017 — University of Calgary Faculty of Law professor Emily Laidlaw recently published an article exploring online privacy, particularly regarding free speech and human rights. The article — “Online Shaming and the Right to Privacy” — was published in the academic journal Laws. Laidlaw said she was intrigued by the…

SU Law rep to host “Know Your Rights” session

By Scott Strasser, November 15 2016 — Students’ Union law representative Mark Shearer will host a “Know Your Rights” session on Nov. 22. Intended to provide University of Calgary students with a framework for understanding the basics of their legal rights, the session will discuss topics like the Residential Tenancy Act, traffic and bylaw tickets…

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