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12-07-22 | Law Practice

A podcast on the practice of law in Quebec

Julie Paquin, Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Civil Law Section, has launched the first season of Quartier Maître, a podcast on issues surrounding the legal profession and the practice of law in Quebec. The podcast is co-written and co-hosted with Maude Choko, a lawyer in labour and entertainment law, author and actor.

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11-16-22 | Business Law, International, Law Practice, Public Law

An unmatched diversity of perspectives on international trade and foreign investment law

The University of Ottawa has become a central hub for the study of international trade and investment law. The University boasts the largest group of faculty members specializing in the subject within Canada, with researchers employing a broad range of methods in their field-leading work. Leveraging a spirit of openness and exchange, the Faculty of Law plays host to a diverse range of perspectives in this field, allowing experts and students alike to gather, share ideas and learn from one another. This is the heart of one of the world’s top-ranked LLM programs in international law: the University of Ottawa’s Master of Laws Concentration in International Trade and Foreign Investment Law.

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06-29-21 | Courts, Law Practice

Passions and pastimes: A Conversation with the Chief Justice of Canada

In this final instalment of the Right Honorable Richard Wagner’s interview with Marie-Eve Sylvestre, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa, the Chief Justice draws a more intimate portrait of his motivations and passions as the top judge of the Supreme Court of Canada. He notes that it is a real privilege to be able to play a role in building a more just society for future generations.

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06-25-21 | Bijuralism, COVID-19, Law Practice, Legislative Drafting, Public Service

Legal responses to COVID-19: The unsung work of legislative drafters

Significant measures were put in place to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians. Most of these required the intervention of legislative drafters who urgently prepared the texts of the laws and regulations that enabled governments to take action. This JuriDoc exposes the behind-the-scenes work of these lawyers who serve our governments and whose contributions are fundamental to both democracy and the rule of law in Canada.

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