Students in Professor Diane Labelle’s French language seminar on cannabis law, CML4504E, La réglementation du cannabis, had the opportunity to visit local producer HEXO Corp. on Monday, October 15 ahead of cannabis legalization taking effect in Canada
The Canadian section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has selected Professor Penelope Simons as the recipient of the 2018 Walter S. Tarnopolsky Award, citing her “background and commitment as an individual who has made a significant contribution to human rights.”
The Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics is excited to announce its Fulbright Visiting Scholar for the 2018–19 academic year, Professor Emeritus Ted Marmor of Yale University. Professor Marmor is a world-renowned scholar of comparative health law and policy. He will be present in Ottawa in a series of visits, the first of which will be October 17–22.
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, cannabis becomes legal in Canada. What are the implications of transitioning from criminalization to commercial regulation? How will it influence our culture and societal norms?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday, October 11, 2018 that the Governor General has appointed Common Law alumna and Honour Society member Josée Forest-Niesing (LL.B. 1988) to fill one of two vacancies in the Senate.
Professor Wolfgang Alschner has joined with the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) and UNCTAD, the UN’s main body on trade issues, to help create a new search engine that will help investors, traders, negotiators and policymakers navigate the complex world of international trade agreements.