|Dr. David Milward|
Dr. David Milward (Assistant Professor, Law) is a member of the Beardy's & Okemasis Nation in Saskatchewan. He has a BA in History from the University of Calgary, an LL.B. and an LL.M., both from the University of Alberta., and a Ph.D. from UBC, where he also taught courses for both the Faculty of Law and the Department of Sociology. David also worked as an articling student and then as a research consultant for Calgary Legal Guidance, a legal clinic that provides legal services for indigent persons in Calgary. His areas of specialization are criminal law and Aboriginal law, with a particular focus on Aboriginal justice issues, including Aboriginal rights and First Nations and the Administration of Justice. He teaches Criminal Law and Evidence.
Professor Milward has several publications in international refereed journals that cover a range of human rights topics, including: due process rights in the criminal justice system, victim rights and safety during the criminal process, the rights of Aboriginal peoples under Canadian law, and civil disobedience. His work has been included in the databases and collections of a number of prestigious institutions, includ ing the Correctional Service of Canada, the J.V. Library of the Australian Institute of Criminology, and the Library of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Recent publications include two 2010 peer reviewed articles, “Doubting what the Elders have to say: a critical examination of Canadian judicial treatment of Aboriginal oral history evidence” in the International Journal of Evidence and Proof and “Sweating It Out: Exploring Avenues by which Aboriginal Spiritual Healing can Facilitate Corrections and Parole in Canada" (2010) Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice.