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03-14-24 | Legal Studies, Technology, Video Game Law

University of Ottawa Esports Showcase Week a great success at the Brian Dickson Law Library

Video game enthusiasts at the University of Ottawa wielded mice and keyboards as the Brian Dickson Law Library hosted its first-ever Esports Showcase Week from March 11 to 17. The highly successful event featured a multitude of activities for gamers and e-sport enthusiasts alike.

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03-08-24 | Access to Justice, Criminal Law, Diversity, Technology

Behind the screens: Youth insights shaping approaches to technology-facilitated violence

The connectivity that typifies our digitally networked world brings with it widespread and persistent challenges. Particularly concerning is the prevalence of technology-facilitated violence, a multifaceted phenomenon that challenges conventional perceptions of violence and demands urgent attention. In this video, Professor Jane Bailey explores the nature of tech-facilitated violence and explains how young people’s perspectives are key to finding meaningful, proactive ways to address its harms, and underlying social and economic structures that incubate it.

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04-24-23 | Comparative law, Technology, Training

Towards an artificial intelligence law

The omnipresence of artificial intelligence in all aspects of social life is undeniable. A group of researchers from different countries will gather at an international symposium on May 24th and 25th to structure the emerging field of research that is the law of artificial intelligence. Participants will analyze the various legislations under construction, particularly in Europe and Canada, as well as in Brazil, Mexico, and Senegal.

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04-04-23 | Law Practice, Research Experience, Technology, Training

The innovative Legal Technology Lab: Understanding a changing world

The legal sector is changing. In this video, Professor Wolfgang Alschner explains how the uOttawa Legal Technology Lab brings together expertise from law and computer science to conduct cutting-edge research at the interface of law and technology in order to implement meaningful, technology-based solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the world of law.

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