The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced on May 24, 2018 the appointment of Nathalie Champagne (LL.B. 1990) as a judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario in Cornwall.
Faculty of Law Professor Craig Forcese has published a new book detailing the raid and sinking of the steamship Caroline in 1837, and its broader implications for international law and the use of force.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly announced the appointment of Common Law alumna Mona Kumar (LL. B. 2002) to the board of trustees of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. She has been appointed for a four-year term effective June 1, 2018.
The Graduate Students in Law Association (GSLEDD) hosted its 7th annual graduate student conference on May 11-12, 2017. Under the moniker “Law at the Tipping Point: Conflicts, Challenges and Changes,” the conference brought together graduate students from across Canada to examine pressing legal issues across a variety of fields.
Common Law is pleased to announce that Karen Restoule (’12), May Cheng (’91), Hugh Verrier (’81), and Myles Kirvan (’79) will be inducted into the Common Law Honour Society at the annual Homecoming Gala Dinner on September 20, 2014.
Established in 2003, the Common Law Honour Society is the Common Law Section’s most prestigious alumni distinction. The inductees for 2013 are Josée Forest-Niesing (’88), Karin Galldin (’05) and the Honourable Charles Hackland (’75).