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 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.

In 2016-17, we welcome our fourth class of law students.  We also celebrate the entrance of our first set of alumni into the legal profession.  These are exciting times at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law!  Thank you to all those who joined together to make this law school a reality.  The promise of legal education is being fulfilled because of your efforts.

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Canadian Bar Association awards Lakehead Law Professor grant for comparative human rights
Assistant Professor Miriam Cohen in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is the first person at Lakehead University to receive this competitive research... full story
Chief Justice of Ontario George R. Strathy speaking to our law students.
Dr. Lloyd Axworthy speaking about Canadian lessons from public forums
The talk will be held on Monday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 8:30 pm in the John N. Paterson Auditorium, located on the third floor of PACI, 401 Red River Rd.
Lakehead’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law graduates called to the Bar
Thirty-six graduates from Lakehead University’s inaugural Bora Laskin Faculty of Law class were called to the Bar on Friday, Sept. 23.