Nelson Arturo Ovalle Diaz Wins Ronald St. John Macdonald Young Scholars Award
Faculty of Law student Nelson Arturo Ovalle Diaz has been awarded the 2013 Ronald St. John Macdonald Young Scholars Award (graduate students category) by the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL) for his paper "La compétence souveraine des acteurs non étatiques : la gouvernance par les groupes d’intérêts extra-étatiques" (“The sovereign power of non-state actors: Governance by non-state interest groups.”)
Harley Finkelstein (’09) Explains How Shopify Will shift from Web to Storefront
Common Law alumnus Harley Finkelstein (’09), a graduate of the JD-MBA program, is featured in a recent Globe and Mail
article explaining how his online company Shopify Inc. is expanding its business to retail storefronts.
Prof. Geist Nominated as Finalist for SSHRC Impact Award
Professor Michael Geist
has been nominated as a finalist for the 2013 SSHRC Impact Awards
in the Connection Award category. Winners will be announced at the World Social Science Forum, in Montréal, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
Common Law Team Ranks as Top Fundraisers at Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
A team of Common Law professors and supporters united on September 8, 2013 to participate in the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope, raising over $18,000 in the process and ranking as the top fundraising team in the region.
Professor Elizabeth Sheehy Wins CBA’s 2013 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law
Professor Elizabeth Sheehy
has been awarded the 2013 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award
for Law by the Canadian Bar Association
(CBA), an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the law in Canada.
Homecoming 2013 Registration Details are Now Available!
Registration for the 2013 Common Law Homecoming is now available. If you graduated in a year ending in ’3 or ’8, make plans to come home!
Click here for more information and registration details.
Prof. Ravi Malhotra ('98) and Alumna Morgan Rowe (’11) Discuss New Disability Rights Book
Professor Ravi Malhotra
and Common Law alumna Morgan Rowe (’11) recently visited CKCU’s “Welcome to My World” to discuss their forthcoming book, entitled Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own
Thomas Mathews ('13) receives 2013 CBA James H. Bocking Memorial Award
Thomas Mathews, a 2013 graduate of the J.D. (National Program), has recently been named the winner of the 2013 Canadian Bar Association (CBA) James H. Bocking Memorial Award
for his paper, “The Failing Firm Defence: Re-examining Canada’s Approach to Rescue Mergers in Light of the US and EU Experience
Pascale Daigneault (’87) Appointed President of Ontario Bar Association
Common Law alumna Pascale Daigneault has recently taken over the helm of the Ontario Bar Association
for a one-year stint effective on August 15, 2013.
Common Law Student Christy Nurse Wins Silver at World Rowing Championships
Common Law Student Christy Nurse recently took part in the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea, taking home a silver medal as part of the Women’s Four event.