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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).



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Prof. LaViolette Delivers Opening Remarks at Refugee Asylum Claims Roundtable in Brussels

Professor Nicole LaViolette delivered the opening remarks at the Expert Roundtable: Asylum Claims Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression held by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in Brussels on 27 June 2014. (details)

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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)

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Former Common Law Prof. Brad Morse Becomes Dean at Thompson Rivers

Long-time Common Law professor and former Vice-Dean of uOttawa’s Faculty of Graduate Studies in Law, Brad Morse, has been hired as the new dean of the law school at Thompson Rivers University, in Kamloops B.C. (details)


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)

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


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