Indigenous Legal Orders Conference 2022







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Exploring how Indigenous legal traditions and the Common Law can co-exist

Thursday and Friday, June 23 and 24, 2022
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (both days) via webinar

—Rebroadcasts—
Summer Series 2022
Wednesday and Thursday, July 20 and 21, 2022
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (both days) via webinar

Wednesday and Thursday, July 27 and 28, 2022
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (both days) via webinar

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Who should attend: All who focus on Indigenous legal issues, including lawyers in private practice, industry and government; Indigenous leaders, employees of First Nations or First Nations organizations, in-house counsel, and law students

Learning level: All levels

This conference will be of interest to anyone involved in legal issues respecting Indigenous peoples, and to everyone interested in building constructive partnerships in Canada.

You will learn from scholars and practitioners of Indigenous law about the legal principles and concepts underlying Indigenous legal orders, as well as about the importance of Indigenous legal processes and institutions. You are invited to join this conversation about how Indigenous legal traditions and the Common Law might productively co-exist. You will hear of existing applications of Indigenous law and what it means to establish a pluralistic approach to legal problem-solving in Canada.

The conference is unique because it does not discuss Aboriginal law (Canadian laws and policy about Indigenous peoples or the relationship with Indigenous peoples), but rather Indigenous legal traditions in and of themselves. This discussion is intended to be broad-based and stretch across different legal fields, including health, criminal justice, child welfare, environmental law, and land-based planning, as well as hybrid solutions where attempts are being made to "indigenize" current legal processes.

You will learn about:

  • existing applications of Indigenous laws
  • legal principles and concepts underlying Indigenous legal orders
  • establishing a pluralistic approach to legal problem-solving
  • how Indigenous legal traditions and the Common Law might productively co-exist
  • the importance of Indigenous legal processes and institutions
  • what it means to live and work in a multi-juridical system
  • how to think about, work with, and implement Indigenous laws

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12 hours (will include a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast will either meet or exceed the CPD hours of the original live webinar course.

Course Chairs
Leah Sisi-ya-ama George-Wilson — Miller Titerle + Company LLP, Vancouver
Dr. Sarah Morales (Su-taxwiye) — Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Victoria

Reduced Pricing
To support you during COVID-19, CLEBC is offering reduced pricing for courses.

  EARLY BIRD 
Register by May 26/22
Regular Price
After May 26/22
Webinar $899   $809 $989   $899
Webinar Articled Student $494.50   $449.50 $494.50   $449.50
Summer Series 2022

EARLY BIRD 
Register by June 17/22
Regular Price
After June 17/22
Rebroadcast  $865   $779 $879   $865
Rebroadcast Articled Student $439.50   $432.50 $439.50   $432.50

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