6th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Canadian Public Law

2016 Conference on Emerging Issues in Canadian Public Law

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
12102 Desmarais Hall, 55 Laurier East, Ottawa
Organized by the Public Law Group, University of Ottawa

Click here for the program

The section below gives access to the conference papers. The articles are password-protected.

Wade Wright - Constitution Outside the Courts

Gregoire Webber - Constitutional Dialogue (Dialogue constitutionnel)

Jonathan Shanks - Historical-Institutional Approach to Democratic Institutions

Ryan Alford - Two Cheers for a Cabinet Manual

Yan Campagnolo - Cabinet Secrecy





Conference cost:

  • $150.00 for registration before April 30, 2016
  • $169.50 ($150.00 plus HST) for registration after April 30, 2016
  • $50.00 for students (and unwaged)
    Or students may join a waiting list to pay only the cost of lunch, or to attend conference (without lunch) for free. (Please note: we cannot guarantee there will be spaces available for those on the waiting list. We will only be able to confirm waiting list spaces after May 16, 2016)

Registration Form: 

The registration form can be sent by email to droitpubliclaw@uOttawa.ca, faxed to Veronique Larose at 613-562-5124, or sent by regular mail to the address below:

Attention: Veronique Larose 
University of Ottawa, Common Law
Fauteux Hall
57 Louis-Pasteur Pvt
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Registration final deadline: May 15, 2016 

For more information and registration details, please contact droitpubliclaw@uOttawa.ca


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

The conference will feature a keynote address by Me Jacques Frémont.

This program counts toward 4 hours of the annual continuing professional development (CPD) requirement.

Space is limited, so please register soon!

The University of Ottawa Public Law Group would like to thank conference sponsors iPolitics and the Shirley E. Greenberg Chair for Women and the Legal Profession.

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