Prof. Currie Accepts Award for The Canadian Yearbook of International Law
The Canadian Yearbook of International Law/L’Annuaire canadien de droit international
, published by the University of British Columbia Press, has been awarded the 2013 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
. Professor John Currie
, Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook
, accepted the award on behalf of UBC Press during an awards ceremony held on May 6, 2013 at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries in Montreal.
Professor Pacifique Manirakiza Awarded AusAID Grant
Common Law professor, Pacifique Manirakiza has been awarded a grant from the Australia Agency for International Development
’s (AusAID) Development Research Awards Scheme for their project on “Human Rights and Environmental Impact of Mining in Africa”.
Student Ani Mamikon Receives ICJ Associate Award
Common Law Student Ani Mamikon is the recipient of the International Commission of Jurists (Canadian section) Associate Award for 2013.
Common Law Students Earn Impressive Ranking at Vis Arbitral Moot
The Common Law mooting team of students Kristen Holman, Lindsay Moffatt and Patrick Ganley earned their way to the semi-finals of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot on March 28, 2013, finishing fourth out of 295 teams from around the world.
Student Nicholas Hersh Receives 2013 Arthur C. Helton Fellowship
Third-year Programme de droit canadien student Nicholas Hersh has been selected for the 2013 Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program by the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
Common Law Students Win Oxford IP Moot
Common Law students Alexandra Mogyoros, Abigail Smith and John Wallace won first place at the Oxford International Intellectual Property
(OXIP) Moot competition in Oxford, England, over the weekend of March 14-16, 2013.
Common Law Displays Impressive Showing in National Round of 2013 Jessup Moot
Common Law’s mooting team of Behnoud Irantalab Tehrani, Jon Khan, Michael Currie and Amy Derickx placed 4th in the White & Case Canadian National Division Qualifying Tournament of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, taking home numerous awards at the event hosted by Queen’s University from March 6 to 9, 2013.
Vincent-Joël Proulx Authors Book: Transnational Terrorism and State Accountability
Vincent-Joël Proulx (’02, ’03) has recently authored a book entitled Transnational Terrorism and State Accountability, A New Theory of Prevention
, which was published November 5, 2012.
Inaugural CAELS Environmental Law Conference a Big Success
Canadian law students gathered with academics, practitioners and community members at the University of Ottawa for an inaugural environmental law conference hosted by the Canadian Association of Environmental Law Societies
on February 22-23, 2013.