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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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Prof. Flood Publishes The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide

Professor Colleen Flood has edited a new publication, with Professor Aeyal Gross of Tel-Aviv University, entitled The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide:  A Global Comparative Study (Cambridge UP). (details)

Chris Kreutzner and Tanner Oscapella Compete in Negotiation Moot in South Korea

Common Law students Chris Kreutzner and Tanner Oscapella placed 8th out of 18 teams at the International Negotiation Competition held in Pohang, South Korea.  As the top ranked Canadian team, Chris and Tanner proudly represented Canada in the competition against teams from around the world. (details)

Prof. Collins Visits CBC’s Ottawa Morning to Talk Toxic Torts

Professor Lynda Collins visited CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning on July 22 to discuss toxic torts and her new publication, authored with Professor Heather McLeod-Kilmurray, The Canadian Law of Toxic Torts (Carswell).  Click here to listen to the interview.

Recent Graduate Jim Lowry (’14) Profiled in Canadian Lawyer

Recent Common Law graduate Jim Lowry (’14) is featured in a recent article in Canadian Lawyer entitled “Moving to the other side,” which details his bid to become a criminal defence lawyer after 33 years as a police detective.  Click here to read the full story.

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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)

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


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