uvic law

Federal government to provide UVic over nine million dollars for construction of National Centre of Indigenous Law

With nearly 100 students, faculty, and media members crammed into the MacLaurin Building lobby, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced this morning that the Federal government will…

World’s first Indigenous Law program debuts at UVic

Seven months after UVic announced a new law program combining the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous legal practices, the university has officially kickstarted the world’s first Indigenous Law degree this…

UVic announces world’s first Indigenous law degree at pivotal time

News comes amid demonstrations on campus, across Canada It’s not everyday that a world first is announced at UVic, but that’s exactly the news that the UVic law department shared…

Jose Figueroa takes the law into his own hands

Salvadoran refugee studying law at UVic after years of fighting classification as terrorist Jose Figueroa is a first-year law student at the University of Victoria, yet his path into law…