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.
The University of Ottawa proudly hosts the 2024 Public Law Conference, gathering jurists from around the world under the theme “Rights, Duties, and Powers in Public Law.” As part of a series of international public law conferences, this significant event brings together participants from the academic, legal practice, and judicial spheres, providing an exceptional forum for common law jurists. From July 3 to 5, 2024, in Ottawa, the conference will highlight legal pluralism inspired by the Canadian experience.
The Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law promotes teaching and research in business and international economic law at the University of Ottawa. In this video, current chairholder Wolfgang Alschner explains how the Chair acts as a focal point for the development of trade law expertise in Canada’s capital, while explaining why it is now more important than ever to advance knowledge and expertise on the subject of international trade.
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.