The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section and Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Professor Marina Pavlović has been appointed by the Government of Canada to the panel that will be leading the review of the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Acts.
On Thursday, May 31, Dean Adam Dodek was presented with the 2018 Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT) Prize for Academic Excellence. The award honours exceptional contributions to research and law teaching by a Canadian law teacher in mid-career. Dean Dodek is one of two winners of this award for 2018, sharing the honour with Professor Joanna Harrington of the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law.
Two students of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Erin Carr and Laura Epplett, acquired practical legal experience by taking part in a Disability Rights Practicum offered in the 2017-2018 academic year.
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.