University of Ottawa students had another stellar year at the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot championship. A runner-up finish for uOttawa’s Fox mooters in the 2019 finals adds another accolade for the school. That makes six straight semi-finals, four finals appearances, and three Fox Cups in the past six years.
The Canadian Association of Legal Ethics (CALE) has recently appointed Associate Professor Amy Salyzyn as President in a unanimous decision following the resignation of Alice Woolley on her appointment to the bench.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, has received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project entitled “Secrets and Whistleblowers in a Digital World”, which will explore the tensions between protecting both confidential information, and whistleblowers who act in the public interest.
Dr. Elizabeth Dubois and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau released “Canadians in a Digital Context: A Research Agenda for a Connected Canada”, a new report on Canadian citizenship in a digital context published as part of their Canada 150: Connected Canada research project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Elizabeth Dubois, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa is the lead author on “Social Media and Political Engagement in Canada”, a new reportbeing launched today on the political uses of social media.
Professor Teresa Scassa has co-edited a new book, alongside Derek McKee of the Université de Montréal and Finn Makela of the Université de Sherbrooke, entitled Law and the “Sharing Economy”: Regulating Online Market Platforms.
On November 27th, 2018, Professors Michael Geist and Jeremy de Beer, members of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (CHPC).
On November 21, 2018, Profs Teresa Scassa, Jeremy de Beer, and Michael Geist, members of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.