Professor Jennifer Llewellyn to deliver the 2022 Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Lecture

Media Advisory Release Date: March 30, 2022 9:30 a.m.

Media are invited to the 2022 Dr. Gordon Wicijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Lecture featuring Professor Jennifer Llewellyn, Chair in Restorative Justice and Director of the Restorative Research, Innovation & Education Lab at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University.

An international subject matter expert in the area of restorative justice, Professor Llewellyn has advised many projects including the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She was an appointed expert in the review of United Nations Basic Principles for the Use of Restorative Justice in Criminal Matters, and she has advised the Assembly of First Nations and Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the response to residential school abuse.

Professor Llewellyn was awarded the National Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award from Correctional Services Canada in 2015 and was the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council National Impact Award, the highest award for research achievement and impact in Canada.

Llewellyn’s public lecture will examine the ways our approaches to policing and public safety must transform in response to justice movements such as Me Too and Black Lives Matter, as well as reports from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

This free public event will take place via Zoom:

7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2022
Zoom link: https://uregina-ca.zoom.us/j/94667134059?pwd=a21EVFRIVy92OGUxKzNMTGI4OThKZz09
Password: 433095

 

For information or to speak with Professor Llewellyn contact:

Kara Vincent, Faculty of Arts
Cell: 306-209-0962
mail: Kara.Vincent@uregina.ca

About the University of Regina

The University of Regina—located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota and Nakoda nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. Today, more than 16,000 students study within the University's 10 faculties. The University has an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs that lead to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

 

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