|UNB law dean Ian Peach says external reviews help faculties think about the way forward.|
Canada’s commercial code, as it stands now, does not accommodate nearly any of the special needs of First Nation communities. The code does not incorporate any of the special traditions in aboriginal communities nor does it clearly outline the differences in doing business on First Nation reserves. For these reasons, commercial businesses are often reluctant to do business on First Nation reserves.
In light of the Maclean’s and Toronto Star’s recent articles about Asian students in Canadian universities — it’s certainly not “too Asian” yet in the legal community. Just when issues of diversity and the integration of visible minorities have landed again on the debate table, last weekend’s fourth annual Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers conference addressed these issues in the legal profession.
Shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, former American general Charles Dunlap wrote an essay warning of the risk that “lawfare” — the application of international law to inflict strategic damage on an opponent with the aim of achieving military objectives — could be used against the U.S. in its emerging “war on terror.”
|Morgan Sim interned at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.|
|Under a new program, two Manitoba law students per year will be eligible for forgivable student loans.|