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06-14-24 | human rights, Human Rights, Public Law, Student Projects

ICLMG: Pioneering Legal Change Through Small Organisations

A group of law students sought to understand how small organizations can significantly influence the protection of civil liberties in Canada. As part of a visual advocacy project, they focused on the activities of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG). Through the personal journey of Tim McSorley, one of the two staff members at the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG), law students explore the unconventional paths to involvement in national security.

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06-11-24 | Access to Justice, Student Projects

Innovative Paths to Justice at the Clinique de droit notarial de l’Outaouais

Law students from the University of Ottawa have explored the role of the notarial law clinic in improving access to justice in the Outaouais region. Many people face overburdened courts and high costs. Me Natacha Bouffard, a notary, highlights the crucial role of this clinic and the resources available for those in need.

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05-31-24 | Legislative process, Public Law, Student Projects

Political leadership: Reflections from a Federal Minister’s Chief of Staff

The position of Chief of Staff is of paramount importance in the Canadian government. This video introduces the duties and responsibilities of a Chief of Staff, while clarifying the complex processes by which bills, and public policy issues are translated into tangible action.

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05-21-24 | Criminal Law, Law Practice, Student Projects

Justice on Screen: Truth or Fiction?

Do legal series reflect the reality of criminal trials? Or do they exaggerate for the sake of entertainment? An expert in Canadian criminal law reviews excerpts from popular series to demystify what’s real and what’s not.

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