Prof. Backhouse Elected President of Academy of Social Sciences
Professor Constance Backhouse has been elected President of The Academy of Social Sciences of The Royal Society of Canada. She assumed office during the Annual General Meeting of the RSC on the weekend of November 20-23, 2014.
“A Conversation with Emeritus Professor Donat Pharand”
This moderated discussion, chaired by Professor Don McRae, will be a rare occasion to chat informally with Professor Donat Pharand on his life and career and on the future of the Arctic region. (details)
Alumnus Bruce La Rochelle (‘76) Reappointed to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced on December 3, 2014 the reappointment of Bruce La Rochelle (’76) to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal (CART). Dr. La Rochelle’s appointment is for a 3-year term effective June 21, 2015. (details)
Arthur C. Helton Fellowship 2015 Program of the American Society of International Law
The Helton Fellowships provide financial assistance in the form of “micro-grants” for law students and young professionals to pursue field work and/or research in areas involving international law, human rights, humanitarian affairs and other related areas. (details)
“The Constitutional Politics of Election Law in Canada”: Video Interview Featuring Prof. Michael Pal
Professor Michael Pal did an interview on the constitutional politics of election law for the I-CONnect blog. In the interview, Professor Pal discusses the role of Canadian courts in policing the electoral process, the controversial recently-passed Fair Elections Act, the upcoming appeal in Frank v. Canada, and what lessons Canada can draw from the American experience in adjudicating disputes on voter eligibility and identification. (details)
Canadian Lawyer Magazine Publishes Kyle Nayman’s Article
National Program student, Kyle Nayman had his article, “Why the guardian of Canada’s justice system should be bilingual”, publish in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, on December 2nd, 2013. (details)
Edward Barry McDougall Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Law
This scholarship was established in memory of Barry McDougall, BA, LLB, by his family to enable one Polish law graduate per year to travel to Canada to earn a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Common and Civil Law at the University of Ottawa. An expert in energy law, Barry McDougall dedicated a great deal of his professional and personal life toward making Canadian law accessible to people in Eastern and Central Europe. (details)
Change in Degree Designation: Converting Your LL.B. to a JD
L’AÉÉCLSS - Common Law Student Society
North American Consortium on Legal Education
NACLE promotes student and faculty exhchanges between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Human Rights in the Canadian Mining Sector
Academic Fraud During Exams
The Ottawa Law Review
The Ottawa Law Review, established in 1966, is a fully peer-reviewed, national legal journal published in both French and English by students, scholars and practitioners.