Event: “The Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg: A Panel on Genocide Prevention” – September 30, 2014
Recently posthumously rewarded US Congressional Gold Medal and an honorary citizen of Canada, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is renowned worldwide for his successful efforts to save the lives of tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazi persecution during the Second World War, by handing out protective Swedish passports. Click here for more information.
Dean Des Rosiers Wins Prestigious Walter Owen Book Prize!
The Foundation for Legal Research (FLR) has awarded its 2014 Walter Owen Book Prize to Louise Langevin, Nathalie Des Rosiers and Marie-Pier Nadeau for their book, L’indemnisation des victimes de violence sexuelle et conjugale, 2nd Edition, published by Yvon Blais. (details)
uOttawa Community Legal Clinic Receives Funding for Family Law
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is providing over $2 million over three years to six university-operated legal clinics to provide family law services for low-income Ontarians. uOttawa’s Community Legal Clinic is among the clinics that will receive funding. (details)
Upcoming Event: “Violence in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza and Egypt”
The International Law Group at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa has the pleasure of inviting you to the International Law Speaker Series Lecture by Dr. M. Cherif Bassiouni on Wednesday, September 24 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in FTX 147. His topic will be: “Violence in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza and Egypt”. The lecture will be followed by the International Law Fall Social, sponsored by the Canadian Council on International Law, to be held at the Laurier Social House (formerly the Hilltop RestoBar) at 244 Laurier East from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (details)
Information Session JD-MBA, September 23
The JD-MBA Program provides students with exposure to a unique community of business and legal leaders in both the public and private sectors. (details)
Announcing the 2014 Common Law Honour Society Inductees
Common Law is pleased to announce that Karen Restoule (’12), May Cheng (’91), Hugh Verrier (’81), and Myles Kirvan (’79) will be inducted into the Common Law Honour Society at the annual Homecoming Gala Dinner on September 20, 2014.
Upcoming Event: The Last Lecture
On September 19th, 2014, the Common Law Section will host the first annual Last Lecture featuring professors Vern Krishna and Suzanne Bouclin. Following the Last Lecture, there will be a cocktail reception in the Tsampalieros Atrium (FTX 371) to launch the Common Law Reunion Weekend. (details)
Change in Degree Designation: Converting Your LL.B. to a JD
L’AÉÉCLSS - Common Law Student Society
North American Consortium on Legal Education
NACLE promotes student and faculty exhchanges between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Human Rights in the Canadian Mining Sector
Academic Fraud During Exams
The Ottawa Law Review
The Ottawa Law Review, established in 1966, is a fully peer-reviewed, national legal journal published in both French and English by students, scholars and practitioners.