The Faculty of Law hosted Julie Mathews, executive director, Community Legal Education Ontario and LFO Community Leadership in Justice Fellow, in conversation with U of O law professor, David Wiseman on the topic of Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice.
This January, the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, common law section has implemented mandatory mandatory sexual assault prevention training for all first-year students.
The panel, called “The Millennial Influence,” featured speakers in different practices on how increasing technology is both a benefit and a detriment to lawyers, the legal process, and access to justice.
In response to Barron’s admittance to the U of O, students in the Faculty of Law decided to send a clear message to the administration that they do not want Barrons on campus.
On Nov. 17, Liberal candidate and dean of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, common law section, Nathalie Des Rosiers was elected as a member of provincial parliament (MPP) for the Ottawa-Vanier riding.
Among her many accomplishments, Roya Shams, an Afghani refugee and University of Ottawa student, is starting her own charity to help underprivileged children in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Naqvi began the lecture by sharing his experiences as a U of O law student in 1996, and how his professors influenced him to pursue a legal career.
The University of Ottawa’s Club du droit de la Terre (Environmental Law Club) has been making active changes on campus as of late. They recently started a faculty campaign to ban the use of throwaway cutlery and plates, and instead opt for reusable, biodegradable replacements.
On Sept. 7 the provincial government announced that it will be providing funding to a number of projects in Ottawa, 28 of which are based in the University of Ottawa.
On Sept. 13 the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law teamed up with Amnesty International to present “Keep the Promise”, a seminar on the Site C dam—a hydroelectric dam being built near British Columbia’s Peace River—and its impact on local Indigenous communities.