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associate professors, Robert Diab, and former colleague Lorne Neudorf, Dr.
Hunt is founding co-editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of Comparative
and Contemporary Law, which launched at TRU in 2013. He was previously
awarded the Teaching Excellence Prize by the TRU Society of Law Students
in 2012–2013 and again in 2013–2014. He has recently co-published with
Milad Javdan (J.D. 2017) an article entitled “Apparitions of Doctrines Past?
Fundamental Breach and Exclusion Clauses in the Post-Tercon Jurisprudence”
in the June 2018 issue of the Canadian Business Law Journal. He has
also had “Reasonable Expectations of Privacy Under Canada’s Statutory Privacy
Torts” included in the June 2018 issue of the Supreme Court Law
Two TRU Law students were recognized for their excellent legal research
and writing through being selected as the inaugural winners of the Advocate
Legal Writing Prize presented by Master Robert McDiarmid at our March
awards event: Karen Perry (J.D. 2018) and Matthew Campbell (J.D. 2017).
Associate Professor Richard Oppong was recently awarded a SSHRC
Insight Grant in the amount of $72,250 to aid in his groundbreaking research.
One of our excellent sessional lecturers, Jon Festinger, Q.C., is co-editorin
chief of the new Interactive Entertainment Law Review published by
Edward Elgar Publishing. This new journal is based at Queen Mary University
of London, where Festinger is an Honorary Industry Professor and now
teaches intensive courses. The journal seeks to be a peer-reviewed hub for
legal analysis of interactive entertainment, video games, virtual/augmented/
mixed realities, social media and all related and emerging forms of
digital interactive entertainment. TRU Law benefits from Jon’s great talent
as a lawyer and a teacher each year as he offers four courses from those in
his portfolio, which includes entertainment law, communications law, digital
media law, sports law and his two newest ones for the coming academic
year: video game law and lawyers as in-house counsel.
Professor Craig Jones spoke at Osgoode Hall’s 15th Annual National Class
Actions Symposium on April 27, 2018 on “Class Proceedings Reform”. On
May 30 he delivered the keynote address at the Saskatchewan Administrative
Tribunals Association conference on “Subconscious Bias in Tribunal
Associate Professor Janna Promislow recently participated as a speaker at
the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice’s National Roundtable
on Administrative Law in Ottawa. She and her panel colleagues
addressed Indigenous rights and the public interest in light of the 2017
Supreme Court of Canada decisions in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc.