Canadian lawyer and University of Ottawa law school alumnus Dudley Maseko, JD ‘15, has established an academic scholarship program at Africa’s top-ranked university, the University of Cape Town, in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Common Law Section is proud to announce that Professor Errol Mendes has been selected as a new fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), distinguishing him as one of Canada’s most valued and important scholars. He will be formally inducted at the RSC’s celebration of excellence in November, in Ottawa.
The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section is saddened to learn of the death of Thomas A. McDougall Q.C., LL.B. 1966, who passed away peacefully before sunrise on Monday, August 5 in Ottawa. As Chairman Emeritus and Founding Partner of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, he and the firm have had strong ties to the law school for decades.
Dean Dodek announced the appointment of Vivek Krishnamurthy as the inaugural Samuelson-Glushko Professor of Law and new Director of the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC).
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, and fellow member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, Dr. Elizabeth Dubois of the Faculty of Arts, are co-investigators on a strategic $2.5 Million Partnership Grant for journalism innovation from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that will support the development of the Global Journalism Innovation Lab / Lab mondial d’innovation en journalisme. The Centre is also a partner of this strategic grant.
George Cyril House, Q.C., LL.B. 1962, passed away on June 23 at the age of 82. After graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts and then earning an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa, George practiced law in the Ottawa region for more than 45 years