Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau—Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS)—has been awarded the University Research Chair on Technology and Society, a fitting recognition of his proven leadership and research record. His excellence, productivity and achievements since joining the Faculty in September 2016 have been recognized in the academic world and beyond. His tireless interdisciplinary research on issues of law and technology consistently highlights contemporary issues of importance to the entire international community.
On June 17, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the re-appointment of Margaret Bloodworth, LLB '77, to the Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission.
As COVID-19 continues to challenge Canada and the world in unprecedented ways, the scientific community has focused efforts on a wide range of responses, from developing vaccines to deploying new digital technologies to help track and contain the pandemic. Professor Michael Geist has made repeated valuable contributions to this ongoing discourse.
We are excited to announce a new book forthcoming: Vulnerable: The Law, Policy & Ethics of COVID-19, edited by Colleen M. Flood, Vanessa MacDonnell, Jane Philpott, Sophie Theriault, and Sridhar Venkatapuram.
Will Tao, JD '14, has been awarded the Canadian Bar Association Founder’s Award. The Award recognizes an exceptional law student or junior lawyer and a future leader of the CBA Immigration Law Section.