Common Law Honour Society 2014 Call for Nominations
Do you know a uOttawa Common Law graduate you would like to nominate for induction into the Common Law Honour Society? Established in 2003, the Common Law Honour Society is the Common Law Section's most prestigious alumni distinction. It is our intention to continue to honour an additional three or four graduates every year, but we need your help.
Four New Professors Hired at the Common Law Section
Common Law Alumnus Marquis Felix (’96) Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
The Honourable Marquis Felix (’96), graduate of the Common Law Section, has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective April 16, 2014. (details)
uOttawa Team Excels at World Championship Round of Jessup Moot
From April 6-10, 2014, the Common Law Jessup team of Alessandra Toteda, Patrick Connors, Sam Pack and Chris Kreutzner competed in the World Championship Round of the 2014 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, in Washington, D.C., advancing to the round of 16 and finishing the tournament as the top Canadian team. (details)
Prof. Krishna Authors Article on Capital Gains for The Bottom Line
Professor Vern Krishna has authored an article entitled “Preferential treatment for capital gains” for the April issue of The Bottom Line, in which he discusses the difficult problem of how to treat the taxation of capital gains. (details)
Prof. VanDuzer and Team Receive Major Grant to Study Health Impacts of Trans-Pacific Partnership
Professor Tony VanDuzer is part of an international team that just received a $150,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the effects on health of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). (details)
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)
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.