Upcoming Event: Thomas Feeney Annual Memorial Lecture Featuring Cynthia Petersen
On March 13th, 2014, the Common Law Section will host the Thomas Feeney Annual Memorial Lecture featuring guest speaker Cynthia Petersen, who will present a lecture entitled, “Preventing and Responding to Discrimination and Harassment in the Legal Profession: Progress and Challenges”. The event will take place in the Gowlings Moot Court (FTX 147) from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Tsampalieros Atrium (FTX 371).
Upcoming Event: 11th Annual Michel Bastarache Lecture Featuring Linda Cardinal
On March 21, 2014, the French Common Law Program will host the 11th annual Michel Bastarache Breakfast Lecture, featuring guest speaker Linda Cardinal, who will present a lecture entitled, "Les sources de légitimité des droits linguistiques au Canada." The event will take place at the Rideau Club from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
HRREC’s John Packer Discusses Human Rights at the Sochi Olympics
In his January column for Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), John Packer, discusses some of the major contemporary political issues that the Sochi Olympics have raised. (details)
Upcoming Event: eGirls Public Conference
Prof. Manirakiza Appointed to Human Rights Commission of Inquiry into South Sudan
Professor Pacifique Manirakiza has been appointed to the Commission of Inquiry charged with investigating human rights violations committed during the armed conflict that erupted in South Sudan in mid-December 2013. (details)
Flip Your Wig for Access to Justice
Common Law Takes Three Prizes at the 2014 Laskin Moot
The Common Law team of Suzie Bouchard, Alexandra Diebel, Jessica Smith and Melissa VanderHouwen took home three awards at the 2014 Laskin Moot, earning recognition in the individual and pair oralist categories, and ranking as the third best team overall. (details)
Change in Degree Designation: Converting Your LL.B. to a JD
L’AÉÉCLSS - Common Law Student Society
North American Consortium on Legal Education
NACLE promotes student and faculty exhchanges between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Human Rights in the Canadian Mining Sector
Academic Fraud During Exams
The Ottawa Law Review
The Ottawa Law Review, established in 1966, is a fully peer-reviewed, national legal journal published in both French and English by students, scholars and practitioners.