21 février 2017
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Forget the White House, pay attention to our own House: Collenette (Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, outlines incidents of intolerance in the House of Commons.

Raising Elaan: Profoundly disabled boy's 'co-mommas' make legal history (CBC News)
Natasha Bakht and Lynda Collins, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, describe how they are co-parenting Elaan and the legal steps taken to formalize their parenting partnership.

If Ottawa is serious about innovation, it needs to fix the mobile market (The Globe and Mail)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, shares his thoughts on the Canadian government's innovation strategy. 

Canada's Supreme Court justices travel to exchange ideas, discuss legal issues with international judges (Toronto Star)
Carissima Mathen, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, says not much is known about the "sense of camaraderie, or mutual exchange and influence that happens at this very rarefied level" of judicial exchange. 

Ineffective laws fuelling Canada's online piracy problem, U.S. copyright group says (CBC News)
Teresa Scassa, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, said it's important to remember that groups like the International Intellectual Property Alliance represent one side of the debate on copyright laws in Canada - a debate that sees owner interests square off with consumer rights. 

Focus: SCC rulings to prompt legislative changes? (Law Times)
"This pair of decisions confirm the continued strength of solicitor-client privilege and further strengthens litigation privilege," says Adam Dodek, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section. 

Province names new judges to speed up courts (Ottawa Citizen)
Judge Vincent Clifford, former professor at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, begins his term on the bench on March 1. 

Trudeau, nouveau «leader du monde libre» (Le Journal de Quebec)
Cette dernière rencontre avec Trump est d'autant plus importante pour Trudeau, alors que plusieurs dirigeants d'État croient que le Canada et l'Allemagne seront parmi les seuls contrepoids à la montée de politiciens de l'extrême droite dans le G20, croit Debra Steger, Faculté de droit.

Ottawa-Vanier byelection set for April 3: PMO (Ottawa Citizen)
The Ottawa-Vanier byelection will be held April 3. Mona Fortier, uOttawa alumna, Adrian Papara, uOttawa alumnus, and Emilie Taman, Faculty of Law -  Common Law Section, are running in the by-election. 

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Mardi, Février 21, 2017
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