14-18 août 2017
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Provinces must act to stop Big Pharma from hurting Canadians (Toronto Star)
Vanessa Gruben and Louise Bélanger-Hardy, Faculty of Law, share their thoughts on the class-action settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, accepted by 10 provincial governments.

E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA (Winston-Salem Journal)
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, discusses the use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers and other electronic nicotine-delivery products.

University of Ottawa law school has elder in residence (Metro Ottawa)
The University of Ottawa’s law program has appointed Elder Claudette Commanda, alumna, as its first elder in residence.

Military clergy struggle with directive to report sexual misconduct, documents show (CBC News)
Errol Mendes, Faculty of Law, suggest moral suasion as a solution for military chaplains who counsel perpetrators or victims of sexual misconduct.

Please stop shaming women who report sex assault (Ottawa Citizen)
Elizabeth Sheehy, Faculty of Law, writes about the burden women go through when reporting a sexual assault in Ottawa.

Provinces must act to prevent another OxyContin debacle (Troy Media)
Vanessa Gruben and Louise Bélanger-Hardy, Faculty of Law, share their thoughts on the class-action settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, accepted by 10 provincial governments.

Justice officials testing waters for sentencing reform promised by Liberals (Globe and Mail)
Carissima Mathen, Faculty of Law, comments on an online survey that asks respondents to judge several scenarios involving mitigating circumstances surrounding a crime.

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Being shocked by Charlottesville shows you weren't paying attention (Ottawa Citizen)
Rakhi Ruparelia, Faculty of Law, discusses the recent events in Charlottesville and the presence of racism in the United States and Canada.

MORE THAN HALF OF DAILY VAPERS DITCHED SMOKING IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS (Long Room)
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, explains that people who wish to quit smoking have been held back from using far less hazardous products due to misinformation and lack of options.  

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Vendredi, Août 18, 2017
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