22 février 2017
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Groundbreaking family: Two women, one boy and a legal precedent (CTV 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.

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How two friends fought to be legal 'co-mommas' to a 7-year-old boy -- and won (CBC News)

Comment: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives (The Financial Times)
David Sweanor, Faculty of law, discusses the regulation of tobacco and nicotine products. 

Defending the Court Challenges Program (Policy Options)
Kyle Kirkup and Carissima Mathen, Faculty of Law, discuss the reinstatement of the Court Challenges Program. 

Byelection called for Ottawa-Vanier (Ottawa East News)
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.

Deluded or dishonest? Unpacking the political opposition to M-103 (iPolitics)
Errol Mendes, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, comments on motion 103, which calls on the government to: (a) recognize the need to quell a worsening public climate of hate and fear; (b) condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination; and (c) ask that the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to undertake a study on how the government could reduce or eliminate systemic racism and religious discrimination, collect data to contextualize hate crime reports and conduct needs assessments for affected communities. 

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Mercredi, Février 22, 2017
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