John Kleefeld will soon be joining the University of New Brunswick as professor and dean of law. Professor Kleefeld comes to UNB from the University of Saskatchewan where he served as associate law professor with experience in teaching tort law, civil procedure, dispute resolution, legal research, and judgment writing. He has an LLM from York… Read More »

For a short time on March 21 at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus, an ordinary lecture hall became a pedagogical crucible. Five professors threw down their best five-minute lessons to see who would emerge the winner of the first-ever UNB Teach-Off, organized by UNB’s Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning. The five professors,… Read More »

 UNB Law is looking forward to hosting next year’s Canadian Qualifying round and students are encouraged to get involved in this prestigious event, coinciding with UNB Law celebrating it’s 125th anniversary. The Jessup Competition  is the world’s largest most prestigious moot court competition and the oldest moot court competition dedicated to international law. The Jessup… Read More »

UNB Law Professor Hilary Young recently presented her paper on “Canadian Defamation Actions: An Empirical Study” at the Canadian Media Lawyer’s Conference in Halifax on Nov. 4. Professor Young’s paper was a quantitative study of Canadian defamation cases between 1973-1983 and 2003-2013.  Professor Young’s findings concluded: Damages have more than doubled, when adjusted for inflation,… Read More »

Law Students’ Society President attends Q&A with Supreme Court Justice Malcolm Rowe On Oct. 25 Law Students’ Society President, Veronica Medon, attended a moderated question and answer session with Supreme Court Justice (then nominee) Malcolm Rowe at the University of Ottawa.   As part of their pursuit for greater openness and transparency, the Office of… Read More »

Congratulations Prof. Olabisi D. Akinkugbe for being awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Thanks to the generous support of SSHRC, the ambitious research project entitled “Regional and National Courts and Africa’s Economic Integration: A Study of the East African Community” will be funded up to $66,000. SSHRC… Read More »