Common Law’s Professor Aimée Craft has earned a Partnership Engage Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a collaborative project that will engage Indigenous communities on important issues of water stewardship entitled “Nibi (Water) Declaration – Grand Council Treaty #3 Regional Engagement Sessions”.
Common Law’s Professor Craig Forcese, and Carleton University’s Stephanie Carvin, of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, are among the 2018 winners of the Clawbies -- the Canadian Law Blog Awards. They were recognized for “A Podcast Called INTREPID” in the category of “Best Law School / Law Professor Blog”.
Professor Vanessa MacDonnell has joined the Department of Justice Canada for a six-month stay as a Scholar-in-Residence in the Constitutional, Administrative and International Law Branch, lasting from January to June 2019.
Common Law Alumnus Aaron Grinhaus, LL.B. 2008, has published a textbook: A Practical Guide To Smart Contracts And Blockchain Law.” The textbook offers a timely and comprehensive overview of legal issues related to distributing ledger technology, Blockchain and smart contracts.
On February 9, Professor John Packer, Director of the Human Rights Centre here at the University of Ottawa, spoke to CTV News following an international conference to discuss next steps on ending the Rohinga Genocide.