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uOttawa Wins the Fox Intellectual Property Moot Again!

For the second consecutive year, uOttawa Common Law students have won the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot championship.  Both the 1st and 2nd place prizes for best speaker, and the award for best mooter in a non-graduating year, were also captured by uOttawa. These most recent accolades further enhance uOttawa’s national and international reputation for mooting excellence in general, and in IP law specifically.




Professor Martha Jackman to Receive the Canadian Bar Association's Touchstone Award

Professor Martha Jackman will receive the Canadian Bar Association's Touchstone Award at the Canadian Bar Association's Mid-Winter Meeting of Council on February 21 at the fairmont Chateau Laurier. (details)


CazaSaikaley Awards Mark the Start of Mooting Season

In January, Common Law students Marie-Pier Dupont and Tracey Doyle were awarded the second annual CazaSaikaley Prizes at a special reception to honour the Common Law Section’s 2014-2015 moot court competitors. (details)

Brian Dickson Law Library – Legal Research Workshops

Has it been a while since your 1st-year legal research class? Are you wondering if you remember how to even do any or all aspects of legal research? The Brian Dickson Law Library is offering a series of legal research workshops on various topics. Sign up today!


Common Law Welcomes Senators for Symposium on Senate Reference

Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in 2014 regarding the Senate Reference sought by the federal government on the constitutionality of several Senate reform proposals, the Common Law Section hosted a special symposium on January 28, 2015 to discuss the challenges of Senate reform. (details)

Prof. LaViolette Receives SOGIC Hero Award for 2015

Professor Nicole LaViolette has been awarded the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (SOGIC) Hero Award for 2015 by the Canadian Bar Association. (details)

The Honourable Robin Y. Tremblay (’94) Appointed to Superior Court

The Honourable Robin Y. Tremblay (’94) was recently appointed to the Superior Court of Justice, after having served with the Ministry of the Attorney General in Kapuskasing. (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

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The Ottawa Law Review

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