Fort McKay First Nation v. Prosper Petroleum LtdOn April 24, 2020 the Alberta Court of Appeal granted Fort McKay First Nation's appeal of the Alberta Energy Regulator's decision to allow Prosper Petroleum Limited's Rigel oil sands project.
Fort McKay First Nation v. HMTQ AlbertaOn December 3, 2018 Jack Woodward commenced an action on behalf of Fort McKay First Nation for an injunction to save Moose Lake from industrial development in northern Alberta.
Appointed Queen's Counsel
Awarded the Dean's CupFor outstanding service to the University of Victoria Faculty of Law.
Filed Tsilhqot’in ProceedingsThis filing started a 25-year legal project which resulted in the Supreme Court of Canada’s Tsilhqot’in decision of June 26, 2014. See time line for further details.
Adjunct Professor of Law at UVicJack was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law from 1985 to 2001.
Meares Island ProceedingsMacMillan Bloedel Ltd. v. Mullin; Martin v. R. in Right of B.C. (1985) 61 B.C.L.R. 145, 1985 CanLII 154 (BC CA),  3 W.W.R. 577 (B.C.C.A.). Filed the Meares Island proceedings, and was successful in obtaining the historic injunction against logging on Meares Island in March, 1985.