Professor Darlene Johnston


B.A.: Queens University
LL.B.: University of Toronto
LL.M.: University of Toronto

Courses Taught: Aboriginal peoples and Canadian Law, Constitutional Law: Canadian Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Indigenous legal Traditions, First nations and the Administration of Justice (will be teaching Aboriginal Law to Gee in 2016/17)

Areas of Research: Indigenous Legal Traditions; Archival research re French and British colonial relationships with Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes Region

Joined UBC Law in 2009

Non-law Dream Job: Working with Horses

Favourite Movie/Book: Pride and Prejudice

Favourite Judicial Decision:

R. v. Jones et al. (1993), 14 OR (3d) 421. Because it recognizes the commercial fishing rights of my First Nation.