Margaret Bloodworth (’77) Receives 2008 Vanier Medal
Margaret Bloodworth (’77) was presented with the Vanier Medal
by The Right Honourable Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin at an Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)
ceremony in the Grand Hall of the Supreme Court of Canada on April 20, 2009.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin (’89) Receives Award of Excellence
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin (’89) was selected as the 2009 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Tom Marshall Award of Excellence
for his outstanding contribution to the practice of public sector law in Ontario.
In Memoriam: His Excellency George R.E. Bullen
It was with profound sadness that the Faculty of Law learned of the death of His Excellency George R.E. Bullen, former High Commissioner to Canada for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, on March 27, 2009, at the age of 69.
In Memoriam: Gabriel Tsampalieros, 1947 – 2009
It is with profound sadness that the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law has learned of the death of alumnus and benefactor Gabriel T. Tsampalieros on March 11, 2009 in his 62nd year.
Justice Gilles Renaud (’81) Publishes Book: The Sentencing Code of Canada: Principles and Objectives
The Honourable Mr. Justice Gilles Renaud (’81) of the Ontario Court of Justice
recently published his seventh book, The Sentencing Code of Canada – Principles and Objectives
, with LexisNexis Canada.
Common Law Alumnus Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Department of Public Safety
Lawyer, multi martial arts instructor and certified police defensive tactics instructor-trainer, Perry William Kelly (’82), celebrated his 25th anniversary with the Department of Public Safety
in March of 2009.
Common Law Honour Society 2009: Call for Nominations
Do you know a uOttawa Common Law graduate deserving of the faculty’s most prestigious alumni distinction?
Common Law Alumni Debate Libel Law Before Supreme Court
Richard Dearden (’77), counsel for the Ottawa Citizen
newspaper, and Ronald Caza (’87), a lawyer with Heenan Blaikie
in Ottawa, debated the potential for drastic changes to Canadian libel law in a hearing before the Supreme Court of Canada
on February 17, 2009.
In Memoriam: Eric Lewis (’82)
Common Law graduate Eric Lewis (’82) died peacefully at home on February 8, 2009 after a courageous battle with carcinoid syndrome. He was 52 years old.