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Shane Martinez cut short 160 year sentence

Shane Martinez, a UNB Law graduate was instrumental in securing the release of Derek Twyman, a Canadian Citizen stuck in a U.S. prison. Derek was set to serve 160 years for a non-violent crime until Mr. Martinez took interest in his case.

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Prof. Jula Hughes Awarded SSHRC Grant

UNB Law professor Jula Hughes was awarded a Partnership Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada as principal investigator. Professor Hughes is partnering with the New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council on a project entitled "Looking Out For Each Other"

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Lawson Hunter to receive Order of Ottawa

Alumni Lawson Hunter QC was recently awarded the Order of Ottawa which recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to the city of Ottawa. Lawson was invested with the Order of Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson in a ceremony held on November 16th.

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Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture Recap

Missed the 2017 Viscount Bennett Lecture? Check out our most recent blog post, a recap of the event. The 2017 edition fo the Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture was given by Dennis Edney QC, lawyer for former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr.

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Archived news & events

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