Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

3 mandates of the faculty of law curriculum The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is a regional, unique law school with a focus on Northern Ontario.  We embrace three mandates in our curriculum: Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and Sole/Small Town Practice with the Integrated Practice Curriculum (IPC).

We are a law school committed to making a difference, providing access to justice, and leading the way for northern communities.  Explore our web site to learn more about the opportunities and innovative offerings we are engaged in.

Orientation for the Class of 2020

This year’s Faculty of Law’s Orientation saw 79 news faces in attendance! The week kicked off with a warm welcome from Dean EagleWoman and continued by introducing our 1L students to the ins and outs of both Lakehead University and the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.  

picture of the Dean speaking to students

Our class of 2020 was also embraced by the Thunder Bay legal community at the beautiful new courthouse in our “Welcome to the Legal Profession Ceremony.”

picture of students at the Law Court

Highlights of the week included a Mock Law Class, Student Panel, and participation in the emotional KAIROS Blanket Exercise. It was a jam-packed event, full of activities and information.  We wish our students the very best as they embark upon this new and exciting journey!

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Picture of student orientation tour

picture of class of 2020

Newsletter - Summer, 2017