On Saturday, February 8, 2020, students from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law’s Common Law and Civil Law Sections competed in the third annual Ottawa Law Classic hockey game at the uOttawa Minto Sports Complex.
In December 2019, Slava Balan, LLM, PhD candidate, enjoyed the enriching experience of accompanying Prof. John Packer, Neuberger-Jesin Professor of International Conflict Resolution, during visits to Geneva and Chisinau (the capital of Moldova) to advance minority rights and prevent conflicts.
Over the past year, cabinet secrecy has become a hot topic due to controversies raised by legal cases against Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin and Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. Hence, Professor Yan Campagnolo’s latest book on cabinet secrecy,Le secret ministériel : théorie et pratique, published by Presses de l’Université Laval, is very timely.
Will Tao (J.D. 2014) was recently awarded a CLawbies for his blog, Vancouver Immigration Blog, for the second time. In 2015 it was as the Best New Canadian Law Blog and in 2019, he earned the Best Canadian Law Blog and Commentary award. We took the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his blog, his time as a student and his passion for Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law.
Today, the University of Ottawa and Scotiabank announced the creation of a new Initiative that will define problems and identify solutions to essential issues related to ethical AI and technology development. The AI + Society Initiative will be led by Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
In a column published on January 21, 2020, in iPolitics, Professor Errol Mendes addressed the possibility of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle staying in Canada and whether or not there are barriers that could prevent them from doing so.