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Eight McGill Law Students and Recent Alumni to Clerk at Supreme Court of Canada

Eight BCL/LLB students, LLM candidates and recent graduates of McGill’s Faculty of Law were tapped to serve as law clerks to justices of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2019-2020. They are:

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Published: 12 Mar 2018

Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry appointed Assistant Professor

The Faculty of Law and McGill University’s Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) are pleased to announce the joint appointment of Professor Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry, BCL/LLB’04, as Assistant Professor. Professor Beaudry will be joining McGill University in September 2018.  

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Published: 19 Feb 2018

Call for papers: BLG student research mini-conference

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this winter? Or did you write one in the fall or summer terms just past?

Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Mini-Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law on April 6, 2018, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

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Published: 16 Jan 2018

François Crépeau appointed to the Order of Canada

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share the news that Professor François Crépeau was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette on December 29, 2017....

Published: 9 Jan 2018

Nandini Ramanujam to co-chair Principal’s Task Force on Respect and Inclusion in Campus Life

Professor Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, was recently appointed co-chair of the Principal’s Task Force on Respect and Inclusion in Campus Life, alongside with the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Bruce Lennox....

Published: 14 Dec 2017

Emeritus Professor John W. Durnford (1929–2017)

Montreal, 1 December 2017 – The Faculty of Law has learned with deep sadness of the passing of Professor Emeritus John W. Durnford on Thursday, 30 November 2017, at the age of 88. His death is a grievous loss to the McGill Law community.

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Published: 1 Dec 2017

2018 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will again be awarded by McGill University in 2018.

The Nappert Prize Competition is open to all students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. To be eligible for the prize, authors must:

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Published: 20 Nov 2017

Armand de Mestral awarded the John E. Read Medal

The Faculty of Law congratulates Professor emeritus Armand de Mestral on being the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Council on International Law’s John E. Read Medal.

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Published: 8 Nov 2017

Open-Access Publication of “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate”

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Sébastien Jodoin has just published “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate: REDD+ and Indigenous and Community Rights in Indonesia and Tanzania” with Cambridge University Press.

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Published: 26 Oct 2017

Call for applications: 2018 International Clerkships Program

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:

a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)

All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.

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Published: 25 Oct 2017

Arnold & Blema Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships in International Migration Law & Policy

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.

​Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59 EST.

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

Call for Submissions: Disability and Human Rights Series

The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to submit.

The ‘Disability and Human Rights’ series welcomes articles, commentaries, podcasts, artwork, photography and other forms of writings and media that deal with the subject of disability.

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

BLG student research conference

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this fall or coming winter? Or did you write one in the summer term just past?

Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted at the Faculty of Law next spring, by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law.

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

Professors Andrea Bjorklund and Kun Fan named Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholars in Arbitration & Commercial Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, and Professor Kun Fan have been appointed Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholars in Arbitration and Commercial Law....

Published: 10 Oct 2017

McGill Law ranked 13th worldwide

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the world’s top universities to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE). A ranking by subject released on October 4, 2017, declared McGill the 13th best school to study law worldwide.

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Published: 4 Oct 2017

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