Common Law Professors Contribute to Science Manual for Canadian Judges
Professors Nathalie Chalifour
, Adam Dodek
and Heather McLeod-Kilmurray
are featured as contributors in the recently released Science Manual for Canadian Judges
, which seeks to protect the justice system from unreliable expert scientific evidence.
Live Video Feed: Court of Appeal for Ontario, R. v. Diab
On November 4 and 5, 2013, the Common Law Section will feature a live video feed of the appeal R. v. Diab
, broadcast from the Court of Appeal for Ontario in Toronto. The feed will be available for viewers in the Ian G. Scott Courtroom and adjoining classroom from 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on both days.
Forum on Senate Reform and the Senate Reference
On November 5, 2013
, the Faculty of Law’s Public law Group will host a special panel discussion on Senate Reform and the Senate Reference from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Gowlings Moot Court (FTX 147)
The John Peters Humphrey Fellowships in International Human Rights Law or International Organization
The Canadian Council on International Law
awards annually up to four John Peters Humphrey Student Fellowships in International Human Rights Law or International Organization. The Fellowships are awarded to outstanding students in order to permit them to pursue full-time graduate studies at leading graduate institutions in Canada or worldwide.
uOttawa Faculty of Law Becomes an Academic Partner of the American Society of International Law
The International Law Group is pleased to announce that the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law has become an academic partner of the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
, joining a worldwide community of international law students, academics and professionals. uOttawa is the first Canadian law school and only the fourth school outside the United States to become an ASIL Academic Partner.
Ontario Law Student Mental Health Initiative
Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the Ontario Law Student Mental Health Initiative is a joint collaboration between York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), University of Toronto (Faculty of Law), University of Ottawa (Faculty of Law - Common Law), University of Windsor (Faculty of Law) and Western University (Faculty of Law).
Prof. Backhouse Receives Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case
Professor Constance Backhouse
is among five Canadian women being presented with a 2013 Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons case, recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions to the quality of life for women in Canada.
Launch of the New Cavanagh LLP Professionalism Speaker Series: October 30, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 will mark the launch of the new Cavanagh LLP Professionalism Speaker Series, featuring guest speaker Noel Semple, who will address the topic of Access to Justice. The lecture will take place in Fauteux Hall, room 351, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Information Session: Queen’s Law Global Law Programs 2014, Herstmonceux Castle, England
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013
, Queen’s Law will host an information session and Q & A on its Global Law Programs from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
in FTX 147
. The Global Law Programs are intensive and integrated academic programs in International Business Law and Public International Law, held each May and June at The Bader International Study Centre (BISC), at Herstmonceux Castle, England.
Ecojustice Lawyers and Students Assist in Victory in Bottled Water Dispute
Lawyers and students at the Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic
are celebrating a victory achieved by their clients, Wellington Water Watchers and Council of Canadians, in an appeal before the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal involving Nestlé Canada Inc. and the Ontario Ministry of Environment.