Upcoming Event: Thomas Feeney Annual Memorial Lecture Featuring Cynthia Petersen
On March 13th, 2014
, the Common Law Section will host the Thomas Feeney Annual Memorial Lecture featuring guest speaker Cynthia Petersen
, who will present a lecture entitled, “Preventing and Responding to Discrimination and Harassment in the Legal Profession: Progress and Challenges”. The event will take place in the Gowlings Moot Court (FTX 147) from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
with a reception to follow in the Tsampalieros Atrium (FTX 371).
Upcoming Event: 11th Annual Michel Bastarache Lecture Featuring Linda Cardinal
On March 21, 2014, the French Common Law Program will host the 11th annual Michel Bastarache Breakfast Lecture, featuring guest speaker Linda Cardinal, who will present a lecture entitled, "Les sources de légitimité des droits linguistiques au Canada." The event will take place at the Rideau Club from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Common Law Students Win Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot
Common Law students were victorious at the 2014 Harold G. Fox Canadian Intellectual Property Moot, which took place in Toronto on February 21 and 22, 2014. In addition to winning the overall championship, Common Law won four of five possible prizes.
Ian Scott Courtroom Hearing: MARCUS, Louise v. COCHRANE, Carol Ann et al
Students are invited to drop in to the Ian Scott Courtroom’s adjoining classroom (BRS 232) on Wednesday, March 5, 2014
to listen to a case concerning solicitor negligence, MARCUS, Louise v. COCHRANE, Carol Ann et al
before the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The hearing is set to begin at 10:15 a.m.
Upcoming Event: The Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture on Privacy Law
On February 27, 2014, the Centre for Law, Technology and Society
in conjunction with the Common Law Section, will host Dr. Ronald Deibert for a special lecture entitled, “After Snowden: The Prospects for Internet Freedom”, for the Deirdre G. Martin Memorial Lecture on Privacy Law.
Faculty of Law Hosts Chief Justice of Canada for Brian Dickson Lecture
On Thursday, February 13, 2014, the University of Ottawa Civil Law and Common Law Sections, along with the Supreme Court of Canada, hosted The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada, for the Brian Dickson Memorial Lecture.
International Law Lecture: Preventing Genocide in a Changing World
On February 26, 2014, the Common Law Section will welcome Mr. Adama Dieng, UN Under Secretary-General and Special Advisor to the Secretary General on the Prevention of Genocide, for a special lecture entitled: “Preventing Genocide in a Changing World: Risk, Resilience and Responsibility.”
Congratulations to Peter Chiarelli (’91) on Olympic Men’s Hockey Victory!
The Common Law Section congratulates Peter Chiarelli (’91) for his role as part of the Management Group for Canada’s gold medal-winning men’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Common Law Students Take Silver at the Arnup Cup Trial Moot
On February 8, 2014, Common Law students Sarah Sullivan and Reem Zaia placed second at the Arnup Cup Criminal Law Moot Competition in Toronto, tying the squad from the University of Toronto for second place and qualifying for one of only eight positions at the national competition in Ottawa.
Prof. Penelope Simons Publishes The Governance Gap
Professor Penelope Simons
has co-authored a new book with Audrey Macklin of the University of Toronto entitled The Governance Gap: Extractive Industries, Human Rights, and the Home State Advantage