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16
May

Call for Papers | Aboriginal Law Conference 2022

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held via webinar on November 5, 2021. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

11
May

But I Was Wearing A Suit — Part II: Experiences of Indigenous Peoples Accessing the Justice System

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” is a mini documentary about the racism that Indigenous lawyers and law students face within the legal profession. It is a grassroots project of a group of Indigenous Lawyers, produced with the support of CLEBC and the Law Society of BC.

6
May

Call for Papers | Human Rights Law Conference 2022

Our annual two-day conference held on November 16 & 23, 2021 brings together leading human rights law practitioners to address current and emerging issues in human rights law with a focus on BC.

18
Jan

Watch the Recording of: “Redefining Competencies for the 21st Century Lawyer: Improving the Client Experience”

February 9, 2022 via Webinar | This event is made possible by the Law Society of BC, CBABC, the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, the Law Foundation, Courthouse Libraries, BC’s Law Schools, and Access to Justice BC.

7
Sep

Announcing new features to CLEBC online books

You asked, we listened… and acted! CLEBC is proud to announce some new features to our online books that will improve your searching and accessibility.

21
Jun

June is Pride Month: Spotlight on 2S people

June is Pride Month and Indigenous History Month. We celebrate the LGBTQ2SI+ community and 2S people. Read More

21
Jun

Indigenous History Month & Indigenous Peoples Day

This National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour the First Nations, the Inuit and the Métis Nation; their people, cultures and perspectives, the memory of those voices lost, and the living survivors of the residential schools and their families. Read More

15
Jun

Every Child Matters

While Indigenous families have held and shared the stories of the Indian Residential Schools for generations, locating the remains of 215 children in unmarked graves at what was the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land has brought the truth of those stories into sharp focus. Read More

19
May

Watch Part II of the widely acclaimed “But I Was Wearing A Suit” mini-documentary

It is hoped that these videos will expand awareness of the micro-aggressions and micro-discriminations that are being suffered by Indigenous clients in the justice system, and encourage a much-needed discussion about stereotyping and bias.

30
Apr

Aboriginal Law Conference 2021: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held via webinar on November 5, 2021. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

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