University of Ottawa Law Professor Jane Bailey is the recipient of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) 2016 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law which recognizes outstanding contribution to the law or legal scholarship in Canada.
The Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law was established in 1993 by then Governor General Ramon John Hnatyshyn to recognize outstanding contributions to the law or legal scholarship in Canada. It takes the form of an engraved medallion designed by the Governor General’s Office of Heraldry.
Prof. Bailey received the award on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the CBA Mid-Winter Meeting of Council.
The CBA is dedicated to support for the rule of law, and improvement in the law and the administration of justice. Some 36,000 lawyers, notaries in Quebec, law teachers, and law students from across Canada are members.