Ottawa Law Review


The Ottawa Law Review is a bilingual and peer-reviewed academic journal published by the students of the Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Since its founding in 1966, the OLR has been committed to the highest standards of quality and excellence. The OLR is an innovative medium for the advancement of legal scholarship and a first-rate source of research for the legal profession. The journal promotes a diversity of opinion on current and relevant legal issues by soliciting articles from jurists, practitioners, and academics. The journal also publishes interviews with distinguished members of the legal profession and book reviews. The OLR’s distinct reputation has resulted in its articles being cited by a number of Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.