University of Ottawa Chancellor and Faculty of Law alumnus Calin Rovinescu (LL.B. 1980), Honourary Doctorate Recipient Cindy Blackstock (D.U. 2018) and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray, Advisory Committee member for the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics have been appointed to the Order of Canada.
Dean Adam Dodek has announced the appointment of Professor Tony VanDuzer as the new Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law, a post he will occupy for the next two years. Professor VanDuzer takes over the Soloway Chair from Professor Debra Steger who completes her two-year tenure on June 30, 2018.
Professor Constance Backhouse has been awarded the Canadian Law and Society Association Book Prize for her book Claire L’Heureux-Dubé: A Life (University of British Columbia Press). The CLSA Book Prize is awarded annually for the best book on law and society published in the previous year in English or in French.
The Convocation ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa.
The uOttawa Faculty of Law recognizes that its campus is located on the ancestral territory of the Algonquin Nation.
Faculty of Law doctoral student Duff Conacher has been awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for his project entitled “The Ethical Politics Imperative: How does the Federal Canadian Political Process Ethics System Measure Up to a Best-Practice Model System?”
Dean Adam Dodek, Professor Errol Mendes and Honourary Doctorate Recipient Cindy Blackstock (D.U. 2018) have been appointed to the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights (RWCHR) Senior Fellows Initiative.
Faculty of Law, Common Law alumnus Mark Zekulin (LL.B. 2007) has been named a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 awards for 2018.
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