The Canadian Bar Association has awarded its 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize to University of Ottawa law professor Adam Dodek
for his book Solicitor-Client Privilege,
published by Lexis-Nexis:
"Solicitor-Client Privilege explains key aspects of
lawyer-client confidentiality, analyzes the exceptions to privilege,
conditions where privilege is unclear, and situations of competing
interests that might bring into question the application of privilege (...) "
"Prof. Dodek teaches public law and legislation, constitutional law,
legal ethics and professional responsibility, and a seminar on the
Supreme Court of Canada at University of Ottawa. He is a founding
member of the faculty’s Public Law Group, the director of the
Professionalism Initiative, and co-founder of the Legal Writing
The Prize seeks to recognize excellent legal writing and to reward
outstanding new contributions to Canadian legal literature that enhance
the quality of legal research in this country.
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