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06-19-24 | Civil Law, International

The remote electronic notarial deed: challenges and perspectives

Professor and notary Naivi Chikoc Barreda explores the changes introduced in notarial law with the adoption of the electronic notarial act performed remotely and the evolution of this subject on an international scale. She presents her article, “From COVID-19 to Remote Electronic Notarization: Reflections on the Challenges of Dematerialized Authenticity,” which addresses issues in comparative law and the difficulties related to the cross-border circulation of these acts​

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Fondation du Barreau du Québec
10-31-23 | Access to Justice, Civil Law, Law Practice, Legal Studies

Building the future through law

On the occasion of the Quebec Bar Foundation’s 45th anniversary, many voices were brought together to discuss its origins and its ongoing commitment to promoting the advancement of legal knowledge and supporting the next generation of lawyers.

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09-06-23 | Civil Law, Jurivision, Legal Studies, Training

Seventy Years of Civil Law at the University of Ottawa

Exactly 70 years ago, in September 1953, an extraordinary event left an indelible mark on the academic landscape of the Canadian capital: the birth of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. The history of the Civil Law Section at the University of Ottawa is punctuated with remarkable figures, including eminent professors, 13 visionary deans, and generations of students from all regions of Quebec and beyond who have infused the law school with a friendly and energetic atmosphere.

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08-28-23 | Agri-food law and policy, Civil Law, Public Law

898.1 C.c.Q. The ethical and legal debate on the status of animals in Quebec

At the crossroads of the legal and ethical worlds lies an increasingly pressing question: do some animals have more legal privileges than others? Let’s explore the experiences of three different laying hens.

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