This scholarship was established in memory of Barry McDougall, BA, LLB, by his family to enable one Polish law graduate per year to travel to Canada to earn a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Common and Civil Law at the University of Ottawa. An expert in energy law, Barry McDougall dedicated a great deal of his professional and personal life toward making Canadian law accessible to people in Eastern and Central Europe.
Salvador Herencia Carrasco, Ph.D. candidate and Director of the Human Rights Clinic of the University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), has published an article on the pardon received by former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and its impact on transitional justice in Peru.
The Graduate Students in Law Association (GSLEDD) hosted its 7th annual graduate student conference on May 11-12, 2017. Under the moniker “Law at the Tipping Point: Conflicts, Challenges and Changes,” the conference brought together graduate students from across Canada to examine pressing legal issues across a variety of fields.
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.
PhD candidate Irene Ekweozoh has been invited to present her paper, “The Right to Effective Remedy for Corporate Human Rights Abuse: A Policy-Oriented Approach” on a panel at the Institute for Global Law and Policy’s 2018 Conference, which will take place on June 2-3, 2018 at Harvard Law School.