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This podcast series introduces incoming JD students at uOttawa, www.commonlaw.uottawa.ca, to the program and to core legal concepts they should quickly come to understand as they begin their legal studies. You are invited to listen and re-listen to the podcasts as you prepare to arrive at uOttawa. Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner

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This podcast series introduces incoming JD students at uOttawa, www.commonlaw.uottawa.ca, to the program and to core legal concepts they should quickly come to understand as they begin their legal studies. You are invited to listen and re-listen to the podcasts as you prepare to arrive at uOttawa. Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner

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orientation podcast

Latest release on May 17, 2018

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Rank #1: 18. A Dean's Eye View with Adam Dodek

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Dean Adam Dodek in conversation, discussing his background, vision for the law school and thoughts on the virtues of a legal education at uOttawa.

May 17 2018

11mins

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Rank #2: 17. The Gift of the Gab - The Lawyer as Oral Advocate

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Professor Stephen Blair highlights the importance of oral advocacy and some of the programs available in the law school to acquire this skill. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 17 2013

12mins

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Rank #3: 16. Resolving Disputes, Properly - Dispute Resolution and Professionalism

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Professor Ellen Zweibel highlights features of the law school's first year dispute resolution and professionalism program. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 16 2013

2mins

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Rank #4: 15. Writing Right While Righting Wrongs

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Professors Ellen Zweibel and Virigina McRae discuss the importance to any lawyer of writing well and some of the means available for you to improve your writing. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 15 2013

3mins

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Rank #5: 14. The Paperchase - Researching Your Way to Legal Success

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Professor Melanie Mallet examines the importance of legal research to success as a lawyer and provides an overview of key skills and concepts. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 14 2013

19mins

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Rank #6: 13. International Law - Why it Matters to Canadian Law Students

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Professor John Currie provides an overview of public international law and discusses its importance to any modern lawyer. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 13 2013

12mins

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Rank #7: 12. My Law Includes Quebec - Understanding the Civil Law Tradition

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Professor Pierre Foucher describes the civil law tradition of the province of Quebec, juxtaposing it with the common law system on which you concentrate in the JD program. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 12 2013

17mins

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Rank #8: 11. Person v. Person - Private Law and Social Relations

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Professor and former Dean Bruce Feldthusen examines the concept of "private law" and discusses torts, contracts and property law. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 11 2013

22mins

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Rank #9: 10. On the Case - How to Read Judgments

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Professor Jennifer Chandler explores the nature of the judicial decision and how to read and understand it. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 10 2013

19mins

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Rank #10: 9. Legislative Literacy - How to Interpret a Statute

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Professor John Mark Keyes explores how to read a statute and the core doctrines of statutory interpretation. (Music is Dreamliner by Podington Bear, under Creative Commons License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Tender/Dreamliner)

Jul 08 2013

28mins

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