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Established in 1892, UNB Law has developed a reputation as an outstanding Canadian law school. This reputation is rooted in our determination to treat our students as individuals and to offer a broad legal education through our core curriculum.

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Free legal services now available at UNB Legal Clinic

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) celebrates the official grand opening of the UNB Legal Clinic. The clinic provides individuals who cannot afford representation or who do not qualify for legal aid access to free legal services.

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Seven UNB Law grads appointed King’s Counsel

Congratulations to seven UNB Law Alumni who received King’s Counsel designations in recognition of their high level of personal and professional integrity and for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession.

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Orientation programming to promote equity, diversity and inclusion

In 2021, UNB Law introduced two important new orientation sessions for first-year students: an Indigenous pipe ceremony and anti-racism training. The purpose of these sessions is to incorporate Indigenous traditions and knowledge into our orientation programming and to provide students with the opportunity to improve intercultural competencies, both of which will help foster an atmosphere of inclusivity among our student body.

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New legal clinic aims to improve access to justice through experiential education

The fall of 2022 will be historic for UNB Law and the Province of New Brunswick. In late September, the law school will welcome the very first clients to the UNB Legal Clinic. The province’s first full-time poverty law clinic offering legal representation to operate in over 30 years.

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Ukrainian scholar joins UNB Law

UNB Law recently welcomed Ukrainian Practitioner-in-Residence, Marta Hlomb to the law school. Marta worked in the Ukrainian judiciary for ten years as a Judge’s Assistant (Law Clerk), first at the Rivne Circuit Administrative Court, eventually moving to the Supreme Court of Ukraine.

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The spring/summer issue of Nexus is here!

Read about the new UNB Law Legal Clinic; Ukrainian Practitioner-in-Residence, Marta Holm; Ash Arsenault receiving the Chief Justice Richard Wagner Award; Jim Lockyer’s (LLB ’75) impressive career and work with the law school; our latest clerkship announcements; a conversation with Alumni Award of Distinction winner, Cherrill Edwina Shea (LLB ’72); and much more!

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