Professor Yan Campagnolo has authored a new book that explores whether or not decision-making at the highest levels of government can maintain a tradition of secrecy in an era when the state executive is increasingly expected to be transparent and accountable to the public. Behind Closed Doors: The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy (UBC Press) brings together Professor Campagnolo’s comprehensive and highly original research on this controversial doctrine.
Around the common law world, the law of judicial review of administrative action has changed dramatically in recent decades, accelerating a centuries-long process of incremental evolution. Professor Paul Daly has published a new book, Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (Oxford University Press), which offers a fresh framework for understanding the core features of contemporary administrative law.
Professor Marina Pavlović has contributed to Waiting to Connect, a report released by the Canadian Council of Academiesto examine the legal, ethical, social, and policy issues associated with deploying and adopting reliable high-speed Internet in rural and remote communities.
Congratulations to Emma Runzer-Boucher and Nicholas Chase, first place , Amber Miller and Hanna Yemenu, second place, and James Phelan and George Monastiriakos, third place teams in the October 14, 2021, 22nd annual University of Ottawa / Dentons Canada LLP Negotiation Competition.
During the 11th year of partnership with United Nations, Common Law students have recently completed the preparation of 5 additional studies for the Repertory of the Practice of the United Nations Organs.