Fonds MG 79 - Ken E. Norman fonds

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Ken E. Norman fonds

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MG 79

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5.6 meters of textual records

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B.A., (Sask.) 1963, LL.B., (Sask.) 1965, B.C.L. (Oxford) 1967. Professor Norman joined the faculty of the College of Law in 1968. He was a Member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Court Challenges Programme of Canada, and was a member of Council and webmaster for the Canadian Section of the International Commission of Jurists. Professor Norman was editor of The Human Rights Digest and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Human Rights Reporter. Professor Norman has served as counsel to the Saskatchewan Ombudsman, the Canadian Indian Claims Commission, and the Saskatoon Legal Assistance Clinic. He was Chief Commissioner, Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, from 1978-82. His publications include chapters in Beaudoin and Mendes, The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, (1989), (1996) & (2004); Boyd & Young, Poverty, Social Citizenship and Governance, (2004); Beaudoin, Your Clients and The Charter: Liberty and Equality (1988) and in Mahoney and Martin, Equality and Judicial Neutrality (1987). He has authored several commissioned studies for federal, provincial and municipal governments.

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This fonds contains material documenting Norman’s teaching and public service. Much of the material deals with labour, human rights and the Canadian Charter of Freedoms.

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  • English

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Materials marked as RESTRICTED require vetting by the archivist prior to use. The material pertaining to the Rhodes Scholarships, 1965-1981, is closed until 2031.

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