Two graduate students currently engaged in doctoral studies at the Faculty of Law, Siobhán Airey and Pierre Cloutier de Repentigny, were recently profiled in the Ottawa Citizen. The article highlights how their work, and valuable support from the Faculty of Law, has brought them to the front lines of social justice.
To mark the 30thanniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child (IRLRC) calls for a reflection on the principles and challenges that underlie children’s rights...
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.