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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. 



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Kim Pate Named to Order of Canada

On June 30, 2014, Governor General David Johnston announced 86 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including part-time Common Law professor and uOttawa Honorary Doctorate (2012) recipient Kim Pate, who was appointed as a Member. (details)

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Professors Collins and McLeod-Kilmurray Publish The Canadian Law of Toxic Torts

Professors Lynda Collins and Heather McLeod-Kilmurray have recently published The Canadian Law of Toxic Torts (Carswell), the first book of its kind to deal exclusively with the subject of toxic torts. (details)

Recent Graduate Raphaëlle Ferland’s Inspiring Story Featured in Metro

Recent graduate Raphaëlle Ferland (’14) was featured in a recent article in Metro for her amazing transition from street life to two-time law school graduate. (details)


Prof. Steger Publishes The World Trade Organization

Professor Debra Steger has edited a new publication entitled The World Trade Organization: Critical Perspectives on the World Economy (Routledge), a five-volume collection that is part of Routledge’s Major Works Series. (details)


Prof. Joanne St. Lewis: Why I Stood Up to Racist Cyber Libel

Professor Joanne St. Lewis has authored a blog for the online legal magazine Slaw, outlining the details of her defamation action, St. Lewis v. Rancourt.  On June 5, 2014, a jury ruled in her favour, setting several important legal precedents. (details)


Prof. Vasudev Publishes Report on the Demise of Nortel

In his capacity as the law/corporate governance member of the Telfer School of Management’s multidisciplinary project “Understanding the Demise of Nortel Networks,” Professor P.M. Vasudev has published a report identifying issues that contributed to the outcome. (details)

Change in Degree Designation: Converting Your LL.B. to a JD


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Human Rights in the Canadian Mining Sector

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