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Faculty of Law Opens Business Law Clinic, Helping Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

The Faculty of Law will open Canada’s first bilingual and bijural Business Law Clinic in September. The new program will provide free legal services to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profit organizations in both official languages, and in both the common and civil law systems.



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Orientation 2014

This year’s orientation activities will take place on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. New students will have a chance to meet their professors and get a glimpse of the opportunities and experiences that await them in their legal education.  Please note that Orientation is mandatory for all incoming first-year students.  Click here for more information.


Announcing the 2014 Common Law Honour Society Inductees

Common Law is pleased to announce that Karen Restoule (’12), May Cheng (’91), Hugh Verrier (’81), and Myles Kirvan (’79) will be inducted into the Common Law Honour Society at the annual Homecoming Gala Dinner on September 20, 2014. 


Harley Finkelstein (’09) To Receive Young Achiever’s Award

Harley Finkelstein, graduate from the University of Ottawa (LL.B and MBA ’09) will be the recipient of this year’s Young Achiever’s Award from The Telfer School of Management, during the 2014 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence. (details)

Prof. Hoffman Referenced in BBC News Ebola Report

Assistant Professor Steven Hoffman was recently referenced in an online article by the BBC News, exploring “Why Ebola is hitting people in Affrica hard”. (details)

Prof. Sanderson Appointed Deputy Minister of Justice in Iqaluit

On July 29th, 2014, Iqaluit Premier Peter Taptuna appointed Professor Elizabeth Sanderson as Deputy Minister of Justice, taking effect on September 29, 2014. (details)


Prof. Dodek Named to Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada

Professor Adam Dodek has been named to Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s list of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada. (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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