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January Term 2015: Unique Opportunities and International Connections

Established in 2004, the intensive three-week long January Term at the Common Law Section brings visiting professors from within the community and around the world to the law school, offering unique experiences and opportunities for students and professors alike.




Commitment to Equity and Access: FTX 102 Upgrades with Accessible Door Operator

One of the Fauteux Hall’s most high-tech rooms, FTX 102, which is equipped with state-of-the-art video-conferencing equipment and software, has recently been equipped with an accessible door operator, enhancing access for wheelchair users. (details)

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Canadian Cycling Magazine Interviews Professors LaViolette and Forcese on New Book

Professors Nicole LaViolette and Craig Forcese were recently interviewed on film by Canadian Cycling Magazine regarding their new book, Every Cyclist’s Guide to Canadian Law, which serves as a fun and useful archive of the legal issues related to cycling in Canada. (details)

Adjunct Professor David Sweanor: Go-To Expert on E-Cigarettes and Quiet Philanthropist

Adjunct Professor David Sweanor has been making the rounds recently, appearing in a wide range of media interviews on the subject of e-cigarettes.  He’s also garnered recent attention for his philanthropy. (details)

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Prof. Simons Invited to l’Université Panthéon-Assas as Human Rights Scholar

Professor Penelope Simons has been invited to be a visiting scholar at the “Centre de Recherche sur les Droits de l’Homme et le Droit Humanitaire” (The Centre for Research on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law) at l’Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2). (details)

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Professor Manirakiza Appears Before African Court Defending the Ogiek People

Professor Pacifique Manirakiza is representing the African Union Commission on Human and People’s Rights and the Ogiek community which has taken the Kenyan government to the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. (details)


Call for Papers for a Workshop on “Politics and the Constitution”

The Public Law Group of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invite emerging scholars to submit paper proposals for a full-day workshop on comparative public law. The workshop will be held at the University of Ottawa on Friday, July 10, 2015. The papers will be published in a special issue of the Review of Constitutional Studies (all papers will be subject to the normal peer-review process). (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

Online Videos of the Workshop and Public Meeting

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.

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