Professor Craig Forcese’s Teaching Methods Featured in the uOttawa Gazette
Professor Craig Forcese’s flipped classroom teaching method was featured in the December 10, 2014 edition of the uOttawa Gazette. The article “Flipping things around in the classroom” explains how Professor Forcese has adapted this novel concept, which encourages students to have an active role in class.
Professor Steven Hoffman featured in The Economist
Professor Steven Hoffman’s research on the World Health Organization (WHO) reform has been featured in the December 13, 2014 edition of The Economist. The article, “Too Big to Ail”, discusses the WHO’s slow and disorganized response and its lack of leadership regarding the Ebola outbreak. (details)
Faculty of Law Hosts Panel on Aboriginal Health Rights
On November 28 2014, the Faculty of Law hosted a panel discussion on the subject of Aboriginal health rights and refusing life-saving treatment for children. The event was watched closely by CBC News, which provided extensive coverage of the discussion. (details)
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. (details)
“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)
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.