Deeply interdisciplinary, diverse and thought-provoking, the work of faculty members at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Common Law Section continues to shape legal thinking in the classroom, in legal practice, on the Bench and internationally. The University of Ottawa, a member of the U15 - Canada's group of research-intensive universities - hosts a Faculty of Law with more Canada Research Chairs than any other law school. One of the leading research and teaching institutions on women and the law, aboriginal law, human rights, environmental law, international law, public law, legal ethics and professionalism, and law and technology, the Faculty promotes a culture of social justice, producing necessary research and writing on an array of current legal issues facing the world.
A closer look at faculty research interests uncovers topics as varied as contractual disputes over frozen embryos, governance regimes of watersheds and biodiversity, the judiciary and legal ethics, international refugee protection, investment arbitration, the protection of language rights in Canada, and the reconciliation of Coast Salish indigenous legal traditions with Canada's common law legal system. With a strong commitment to open-access publication and disseminating cutting-edge research, the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section invites you to join the conversation through this working paper series.
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