Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pamela Palmeter for Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands, and New Directions Conference

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Location: 
John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI Building, 401 Red River Rd.
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7895
Event Contact E-mail: 

LSAT Prep Course

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 6:30pm to Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:30pm
Event Location: 
PA 1005
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is pleased to announce a free, intensive LSAT Prep Course!

It will be held in at the Faculty of Law building on 401 Red River Road. Tuesday & Thursday evening sessions from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. May 12 - June 4; plus 2 practice test sessions on Saturday mornings 9:30 - 1:00 May 23 & May 30. This will be a free course. Funding has been generously provided by the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and the Law Foundation of Ontario.

This unique LSAT prep course incorporates an interactive hands-on learning approach. It includes the use of concrete manipulatives (hands-on learning) for the Analytical Reasoning section, graphic organizers and group work for the Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension questions, as well as promotes Computer Adaptive Testing technology for a more efficient study regimen. The course instructor is a trained teacher and he understands the stress of the LSAT well - he improved his own LSAT score from 135 to 90%+ percentile using this methodology that he has developed.

If you wish to register, please email law@lakeheadu.ca and include the below questions & responses in your email. If you are chosen as one of the 20 students, you will be notified and sent an Enrolment Agreement. Priority will be given to students who have graduated, are just graduating or just are finished year 3, that intend to apply to law school this fall.

1. Current level of study:

            - Just completed University year 1, 2, 3, 4 ; 

            - other University

            - already graduated University (what year)

2. I am intending to apply to law school this fall, for entry in September 2016; yes or no

3. I am registered to write the June 8, 2015 LSAT test; yes or no

4. I am available to attend the evening sessions and at least 1 of the Saturday sessions.

Please register your interest as soon as possible - **ONLY 2 SPOTS REMAIN - REGISTER TODAY!**

Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands and New Directions

Event Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, PACI Building, John N. Paterson Auditorium
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7895
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is proud to be hosting a conference aimed at current Canadian law students titled, 'Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands, and New Directions.'

Registration for conference is free for all Canadian law students and is open now - please follow the link here.

Please note that spaces are limited. We have reserved 50% of the seats for our Bora Laskin Faculty of Law students. We will monitor the registrations closely and advise if / when capacity has been reached and inform any students who may be placed on a waitlist.

Please see poster for details on additional events and speakers!

To register for Friday, November 15th, evening event: Film Screening of Angry Inuk with Aaju Peter, please click here.

To register for Saturday, November 16th, Student Workshop with Professor Karen Drake and Bora Laskin Alumni, please click here.

Aboriginal Justice Systems Conference

Event Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
John N. Paterson Auditorium, 3rd Floor, 401 Red River Road

Please join us for this informative and timely event on justice forums for Aboriginal peoples. The event will begin with Opening Remarks from distinguished Professor John Borrows, University of Victoria.

Presentations will be provided by the Akwesasne Court, Provincial Court of British Columbia - First Nation Court, Penobscot Nation Judicial System, and Indigenous Peoples’ Court of Thunder Bay among others.

Lunch will be provided. There is NO COST to register but space is limited. Click here to register before Friday, February 23, 2018.

Livestream

Ontario Bar Association President to visit Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI Building

Everyone is invited to the Auditorium on Wednesday, November 8th from 12:00-1:30 pm for a presentation from the President of the Ontario Bar Association.

Lunch will be provided!

 

Presentation from Senator Art Eggleton

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI Building

Join Senator Art Eggleton, former Mayor of Toronto and past federal cabinet minister, for a discussion of why a Universal Basic Income Program could be a more efficient method of alleviating poverty in Canada. Wednesday, November 15th from 7:00-8:00 pm in the John N. Paterson Auditorium.

Library Candidate Presentation November 1, 2017

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
PACI Room 0019

Lakehead University Library and the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law are pleased to invite the Lakehead University campus community to a presentation by a candidate for the Law Librarian position, on the following topic: "The future of Law Librarianship."  The presentation will take place in  PACI Room 0019 from 12:00-1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation. All are welcome.

Library Candidate Presentation November 10, 2017

Event Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event Location: 
PACI Auditorium

Lakehead University Library and the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law are pleased to invite the Lakehead University campus community to a presentation by a candidate for the Law Librarian position, on the following topic: "The future of Law Librarianship."  The presentation will take place in the PACI Auditorium from 12:00-1:00 pm on Friday, November 10, 2017. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation. All are welcome.

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