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Yes and no. Students will receive a comprehensive education in Canadian common law as well as grounding in Inuit law and language. The Akitsiraq Law School Program offered a LL.B. It is a real law program, but the school was UVic. UVic Law is one of Canada’s leading law schools, known for the strength of our academic program, approach to experiential learning and our commitment to community engagement and social justice. Bringing Inuit and Nunavummiut into the Legal Profession www.akitsiraq.ca The Akitsiraq Law Society established its law program in 2001, teaming up with the University of Victoria's law school to offer courses in Iqaluit. "Bone-chilling," is how law student Madeleine Redfern described the weather. About the Nunavut Law Program. endstream endobj startxref h��U�KSQ?���ܦ޼�+u ���: Akitsiraq Law School is a legal education program designed to increase the number of lawyers in Nunavut and the Canadian Arctic, including a program leading to a … We beat out schools like Harvard, Sorbonne, King's College London and more. The program is offered by the University of Ottawa and the Akitsiraq Law School Society with the goal of generating a new cohort of lawyers who will contribute to an enhancement of Inuit values in law in Nunavut. If there were more Nunavummiut filling those roles, she says, the system would better reflect Inuit culture. The Akitsiraq Law School is a unique program designed to train a group of Inuit lawyers to work in Nunavut. “All the people within the criminal justice system, the legal system, frame how it works,” she says. Successful graduate of the program will be awarded a Juris Doctors (JD) in Law from the University of Saskatchewan. Law professors from across the country have travelled to Iqaluit to teach in the program which is a partnership between UVic, the Akitsiraq Law School Society and Nunavut Arctic College. '��G�Yp��oY���$/R�e���$m\Ru�Y�� O[X���+��ˆrB�(U�Q�3}��o,7˭��[1>)��p\Ij�` One of the students, Madeleine Redfern, has already distinguished herself by being chosen to clerk with newly appointed Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louise Charron following graduation in June. means the law studies program to be delivered in Iqaluit, Nunavut by UVic Law leading to an LL.B. ��8I���b�!�Y:�S�&�9�`H:�����Ed��w� ��t&W�eMH�����6D�, y��f�����柯 �!����u����W:8�g̳�u�w��'\�������IӸ�+�j��$�p�?a��g� o� Next week, the Akitsiraq Law School, the brain child of determined northerners and sympathetic southerners, will achieve its goal. The Law School has no permanent classrooms, employees or assets, and the admissions process has no formal education requirements. degree from the University of Victoria (UVic), British Columbia. But I personally consider it a significant advantage to do law school in the jurisdiction you plan to practice in. 548 mentions J’aime. The Akitsiraq Law School Society is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in Nunavut. Legal education in Canada. 551 likes. I applied very broadly this cycle (everywhere except Lakehead, U of T and McGill), so hoping that at least one admissions committee will be able to look past the cGPA and admit me based on the other strengths in my application. The Akitsiraq Law School Program was a unique legal education opportunity offered to Inuit students in the new territory of Nunavut to allow them to acquire a full L.L.B. But you'll also probably find getting a job in Ontario either as a student or junior lawyer easier if you come from an Ontario law school. Akitsiraq Law School. Students will learn both contemporar… 797 0 obj <>stream She shared her observations during Akitsiraq Law School's intensive three-week study program at the University of Ottawa faculty of law. Students at the First Year Welcoming Ceremony with Program Director Stephen Mansell (far right) and College of Law Dean Martin Phillipson (far left). �p�fO�N��Y�n�`#�L�CE�Z��X�i��p+e���`l;�Ѐd�����Vh�Z������FWZ5S5+�T����Mgk�yL�-m�(٥�7Cz�]�O����z�7ɶigŮ�~I The Law School has no permanent classrooms, employees or assets, and the admissions process has no formal education requirements. 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The students southern visit is sponsored by Nelligan O Brien Payne LLP, the Department of Justice, the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, the Maurice Price Foundation and … More importantly, being coached by Professor Daimsis significantly improved both my written and oral advocacy. �I�sF���nBIJ��$�˶Q�Q�c�lVh �R!DQ[Q����C��C�v�����9�����s^� 0 �5� +�A)�X��%[��_{��M�S�-G@6�.�}-������0iSg�GpV��2���-{H�ۡ���ﶉ�%n�{� h��/0��S�Q��^g�.��H����&�>��>c���Y3Z�Z�`��o�S���Yc/�!^� It is probably time to start up with Legal Skills Programs again, the Saskatchewan students will graduate in a mere 1.5 years and Nunavut will continue to need lawyers of the calibre of Ms. Idlout. Taking another swing at the LSAT next year is also an option, though I am really starting to loathe that stupid test. This isn't the place for it. I'm really grateful for the training I got from him. Lori Idlout is a graduate of the Akitsiraq Legal Skills Programs, and continued on the University of Ottawa and then to Crawford Law Office. 54. A recent survey of 284 largely northern students by the Gordon Foundation. https://law.usask.ca/programs/nunavut-law-program.php, https://assembly.nu.ca/library/Edocs/2007/001316-e.pdf. AĐ Akitsiraq Law School is a legal education program designed to increase the number of lawyers in Nunavut and the Canadian Arctic, including a program leading to a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) The current program is not Akitsiraq, and is run by the University of Saskatchewan. )������ The law degree program is intended to develop students to become eligible members of the Law Society of Nunavut and all other Law Societies in Canada. 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