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?
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.
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.
Faculty of Law, Common Law alumna Katherine Cooligan (LL.B. 1989) was recently featured in the Ottawa Business Journal, where she opened up about her experience in family law and the personal events that shaped who she is today.