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Property Law course at Lakehead University's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law (Winter 2022):

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Administrative Law course at Lakehead University's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law (Winter 2022):

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Law and Religion course at Lakehead University's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law (Fall 2021):

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Commercial Law course at Lakehead University's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law (Fall 2021):

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Equality & Discrimination course at Carleton University (Summer 2021):

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Intellectual Property course at Carleton University (Winter 2021):

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