15-16 mai 2017
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University of Ottawa starts search for new common law dean (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)
The University of Ottawa has launched its search for a new Faculty of Law – Common Law Section dean.

House of Commons passes Ambrose's bill on sex-assault training for aspiring judges (The Globe and Mail)
Carissima Mathen, Faculty of Law, thinks the bill is a great example of the power and currency of public concern over sexual assault.

Syria's al-Qaeda Affiliate Escapes From Canada's Terror List (CBC News)
Carissima Mathen, Faculty of Law, discusses how terrorist groups are defined. She notes that the lack of designation creates a higher barrier to prosecution.

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Ottawa set to release details of hybrid carbon-tax plan (The Globe and Mail)
Stewart Elgie, Faculty of Social Sciences, says the goal is for industries to stay in Canada, and be leaders in clean performance.

Mental health and politicians, an old stigma in a new era: Collenette (The Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Faculty of Law, shares her thoughts on the issue of mental health and politicians. 

Oversight of national security in Canada still needs a lot of work, new reports show (CBC News)
Craig Forcese, Faculty of Law, notes that national security is more than just terrorism and counter-terrorism.

Refugees from Central America called a humanitarian crisis on Canada's doorstep (CBC News)
Jamie Liew, Faculty of Law, explains that a decrease in the number of people requesting refugee protection from the three countries since a peak in 2008 reflects the many barriers that prevent them from accessing the asylum system.

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Internet, TV providers focus on new video packages as 1 million Canadians watch unlicensed content on Android boxes (Financial Post)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, says the volume appears relatively small and shouldn't concern Internet service providers.

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Canada's refugee health-care program still falls short (Troy Media)
Y.Y. Brandon Chen and Vanessa Gruben, Faculty of Law, are co-leading a study on refugee service providers' experience with the reinstated Interim Federal Health Program. 

International IP Treaties Bring Tension in Africa's Homegrown Knowledge Governance (Intellectual Property Watch)
Jeremy de Beer, Faculty of Law, and Jeremiah Baarbé, JD candidate, assessed the adoption of IP treaties in Africa over a 130-year period from 1885-2015.  

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Mardi, Mai 16, 2017
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