Common Law Honour Society 2014 Call for Nominations
Do you know a uOttawa Common Law graduate you would like to nominate for induction into the Common Law Honour Society? Established in 2003, the Common Law Honour Society is the Common Law Section's most prestigious alumni distinction. It is our intention to continue to honour an additional three or four graduates every year, but we need your help.
Common Law Alumnus Marquis Felix (’96) Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
The Honourable Marquis Felix (’96), graduate of the Common Law Section, has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective April 16, 2014.
Common Law Alumna Appointed Deputy Minister of Justice in New Brunswick
Common Law alumna, Johanne Bray (’86) has recently been appointed deputy minister of Justice and deputy minister of the Office of the Attorney General by the Premier of New Brunswick, David Alward.
Yvonne Boyer (LL.M. 2003; LL.D. 2011) Awarded Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health
Faculty of Law graduate Yvonne Boyer (LL.M. 2003; LL.D. 2011) has been awarded the Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness at Brandon University
, in Manitoba.
Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet (’11) Profiled in Toronto’s L’Express
Common Law Programme de droit canadien graduate Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet (’11) has been profiled in L’Express
, Toronto’s weekly magazine for Francophones in the Greater Toronto Area.
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.
Congratulations to the Honourable Albert Roy (’65) on his Retirement
The Common Law Section wishes a heartfelt to alumnus, supporter and friend of the law school, the Honourable Albert Roy (’65), who is retiring from the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario this month.
Nicholas Hersh Presents Paper on Sexual Minority Refugee Claimants
Programme de droit canadien graduate Nicholas Hersh (’13) was selected to present a paper at the 7th annual Canadian Law Student Conference hosted by the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues
. The conference is the only annual law conference in Canada solely dedicated to the presentation and discussion of academic works by law students.
Thomas Ullyett Appointed Deputy Minister and Deputy Attorney General
Common Law alumnus, Thomas Ullyett (’85) was appointed Deputy Minister and Deputy Attorney General for the Department of Justice, Government of Yukon
, on November 28, 2013.