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The spring/summer issue of Nexus is here!

Read about Chief Patricia Bernard’s work to secure a historic settlement for the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation; a tribute to the great Ed Veitch; Erik Arsenault's SCC clerkship; the work of the UNB Law Tax Clinic; alumni Erin Best and Alexander Templeton, who met as opposing counsel at the SCC; and much more!

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UNB Law welcomes Graydon Nicholas as Wihkwatacamit

The Hon. Graydon Nicholas, C.M., O.N.B., LL.D. will be visiting UNB Law this year on a part-time basis. Graydon, as he would like us to call him, is a distinguished and highly respected Wolastoqey Elder, lawyer, judge, social worker, and activist.

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Maria Panezi receives 2021-22 Environmental Trust Fund grant

Professor Maria Panezi has been awarded a $55,000 Environmental Trust Fund grant for the project Supporting New Brunswick’s Green Economy Transition: Interdisciplinary Student Research Group for the Trade-related aspects of the NB Climate Change Act and Output-Based Pricing System (OBPS).

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Kerri Froc receives research grant to examine pay transparency

Professor Kerri Froc has received a research grant of $18,850 through the CBA’s Law for the Future Fund for the project, Establishing the foundation for pay transparency legislation in New Brunswick.

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Benjamin Perryman awarded SSHRC grant to study “smart” border technology

Professors Benjamin Perryman (UNB) and Sean Rehaag (Osgoode Hall) have been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant for their project Electronic Travel Authorizations: Interdicting Roma Refugees. The partnership includes Air Passenger Rights (APR), a non-profit group whose mission is to advance the rights of air travellers.

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Norman Siebrasse cited by the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal

Professor Norman Siebrasse was recently cited in several judicial decisions at both the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. In Apotex Inc v Janssen Inc 2021 FCA 45 the Federal Court of Appeal cited Professor Siebrasse’s work on the utility requirement in patent law.

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