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Programme de droit international :
Professor Craig Forcese


Professor Craig Forcese on how Omar Khadr could be returned to Canada from Guantánamo Bay to serve trial here for his alleged actions in Afghanistan:

“the government’s failure to seek his [Omar Khadr] repatriation is nothing less than an endorsement of the United States’ infamous Guantanamo system.”

Forcese and six LLB students testified based on a report they submitted to the House of Commons’ Subcommittee on International Human Rights



Upcoming Event: International Law Group Hosts Shiri Krebs

On April 24, 2014 the International Law Group will host Shiri Krebs for an information session entitled, “Naming, Blaming and Legal Framing: Barriers to War Crimes Investigations”. The event will take place from 10:00-12:00 p.m. in Fauteux Hall, room 570.

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New Active Learning Option: uOttawa Joins TradeLab and Launches the Trade and Investment Clinic

Professor Debra Steger is leading a charge to give students at the Faculty of Law new and inspiring active learning opportunities in trade and investment law.  A recent partnership with TradeLab, an international community of professional trade and investment law experts, has led to the creation the new International Trade and Investment Law Practicum Course, which serves as a new kind of legal clinic at the law school. (details)

International Law Meet & Greet a Major Success

The second International Law Meet & Greet of 2013-2014 was a resounding success!  Sponsored by the International Commercial and Trade Law Students’ Association (ICTLSA), together with the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL) and the International Law Group (ILG) of the Faculty of Law, it brought together students, lawyers from government and private practice, and professors in international law for an engaging social event at the Hilltop Resto Bar on March 19, 2014. (details)

The Annual SIEL Essay Prize in International Economic Law

The Society of International Economic Law and Cambridge University Press have established an annual essay prize for the best essay on a subject in any field of international economic law. (details)

“The Use of Force, Rule of Law Restraints, and Process”: A Lecture by Joanna Harrington

On March 7, 2014, the Faculty of Law hosted a lecture by University of Alberta Professor Joanna Harrington entitled “The Use of Force, Rule of Law Restraints, and Process: Unfinished Business for the Responsibility to Protect Concept.” (details)


Professor François Larocque has published the first Canadian single-author treatise on transnational human rights litigation entitled, Civil Actions for Uncivilized Acts (Irwin Law).
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