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VOL. 77 PART 4 JULY 2019
grown GMO-free meats and jerkies of all varieties, is a popular choice
among local residents.)
Around 100 of the 109 TRU Law students were able to attend the ceremony
with well over 300 family members and friends in attendance celebrating
their achievements. The Faculty of Law was pleased to organize and
host a reception held in the Campus Activity Centre, as the crowd was too
big to fit within maximum fire code attendance restrictions in any of our
law school spaces.
The elected valedictorian, Michael Geib, was a tremendous contributor
to the life of the law school during his three years with us. He was a particularly
effective academic director elected by all students to advance their
interests regarding course offerings, scheduling and other related matters.
Outgoing president of the Society of Law Students, Aanchal Mogla, was also
a most welcome speaker at convocation.
We had a wonderful book launch on March 22, 2019 to recognize ten books
that had been authored by colleagues within the past year.
In the May issue of the Advocate, I mentioned the latest book by our
newest professor, Dr. Robert Chambers (An Introduction to Property Law in
Australia, 4th ed.) and that of our new Associate Dean, Dr. Seán Donlan,
with Vernon Palmer (Legal Traditions in Louisiana and the Floridas, 1763–
1848). In the March issue I acknowledged new books by Chris Hunt, Micah
Rankin and Lorne Neudorf, eds., Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives
from the Common Law World; Dr. Margaret Hall, co-author of Canadian
Tort Law, 11th ed.; and Dr. Ryan Gauthier, co-author with Bruce Dowbiggin
of Cap in Hand: How Salary Caps are Killing Pro Sports and Why the Free Market
Could Save Them.
Left out from those recent books published were another from Dr. Hall,
this time as editor of The Canadian Law of Obligations: Private Law for the
21st Century and Beyond; and two books by Dr. Richard Frimpong Oppong,
Legal Aspects of Economic Integration in Africa (Chinese translation) and
Harmonisation of Laws in the East African Community: The State of Affairs
with Comparative Insights from the European Union and Other Regional Economic
Communities, with co-editors Johannes Döveling, Hamudi I.
Majamba and Ulrike Wanitzek. Other recent books include Dr. Sarah Grayce
Marsden, Exclusion: Precarious Migrants and the Law in Canada; and
recently retired B.C. Supreme Court justice Keith Bracken’s second edition
of British Columbia Courtroom Procedure, with Monique W. Dull. We have the
good fortune of benefiting from the Honourable Keith Bracken teaching
Advanced Advocacy and Criminal Process with us each year.