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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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Faculty of Law Professors Contribute to Book on Chief Justices of the SCC

A new book from New Federation House, entitled The Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, features chapters written by Common Law Professors Jamie Benidickson, Adam Dodek, Carissima Mathen, Civil Law’s former Dean Sébastien Grammond, and Common Law Graduate Dr. Eugene Meehan (’78). (details)

New Appointments for Prof. Dodek During Sabbatical

Professor Adam Dodek has been appointed as a Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a Visiting Scholar at the Weiner Centre for Lawyers` Ethics and Professional Responsibility. (details)

uOttawa Wins Innovation Award for Ian G. Scott Courtroom

The University of Ottawa’s Multimedia Distribution Service has won the 2013 AMX Innovation Award for Alternative Learning Spaces for its ground-breaking work on the Common Law Section’s Ian G. Scott Courtroom. (details)

Alumna Usta Kaitesi (LLM 2000) Publishes Genocidal Gender and Sexual Violence

Alumna Usta Kaitesi (LLM 2000) recently published her Ph.D. dissertation Genocidal Gender and Sexual Violence, which address sexual violence on both a theoretical and a practical level. (details)

Recent Graduate Joëlle Pastora Sala (’14) Wins A. Montague Israels Q.C. Prize

Recent Common Law graduate Joëlle Pastora Sala (’14) has been awarded the A. Montague Israels Q.C. Prize, which is given annually by the Manitoba Bar Association to an outstanding articling student. (details)

Prof. LaViolette (’96) Publishes New Book on Family Law with Julie Audet (’96)

Professor Nicole LaViolette (’96) and National Program graduate Julie Audet (’96) have published a new book on the fundamentals of family law in Canada entitled L'essentiel du droit de la famille dans les provinces et territoires de common law au Canada (Éditions Yvon Blais). (details)

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


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