It is with great pleasure that we announce the call for nominations for the Common Law Section’s Internal Awards for 2018-2019. The nomination process is outlined below. Please consider nominating your professors and colleagues!
This January, the Common Law Section is welcoming an extraordinary group of visiting professors from within the community and around the world to take part in the law school’s annual January Term tradition. Students and professors alike will have the opportunity to explore timely topics like cannabis law, engage with international perspectives on subjects like the regulation of new technologies, and learn from an impressive roster of experts offering the latest insight on legal issues in fields ranging from military criminal law to sports law.
The 26th annual Dr. John Davis Burton Award ceremony was held on November 30th, 2018 at Carleton University. This award recognizes select postsecondary students from Algonquin College, Carleton University, La Cité Collégiale, and the University of Ottawa for their exceptional contributions to accessibility within their home institution as well as their larger communities.
It was a full house on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 as students, practitioners and academics came out to join a panel discussion, “70 Years On... Is Humanity Ready for a World Court of Human Rights?” keynoted by Mark Oettinger, the principal drafter of the World Court of Human Rights (WCHR) statute.
Professor Angela Cameron is one of 16 new appointees to the Order of Ottawa, a distinction given to outstanding residents who, through their professional achievements, have made an important contribution to life in the City of Ottawa.