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McGill places second in the first International Air Law Moot

The Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air & Space Law salute LLM candidates Ondrej Fabrici, Yue Huang and Robin Holman.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2010

Daniel Jutras named Dean of Law at McGill

The Faculty of Law at McGill University is pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Jutras has been named Dean of Law, effective immediately, for a six-year term ending in 2016.

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Published on : 17 Feb 2010

IASL students Alejandro Piera and Norberto Luongo win a major air law contest

Boeing Fellow Norberto Luongo and Alejandro Piera, both DCL Candidates attached to the Institute of Air and Space Law, have won the first prize in a prestigious air law international contest.

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Published on : 12 Feb 2010

A Space Junk Odyssey

Humans are getting good at reaching outer space. But, like on Earth, we’re lousy at cleaning up after ourselves up there. Law professor Ram Jakhu is helping tame this growing otherworldly problem—before it’s too late.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2010

Outer Space's Gravest Hits

Devastating space junk collisions are becoming more and more frequent, and that’s bad news for owners of the $18 billion worth of commercial satellites, not to mention other spacecraft, currently orbiting the Earth.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2010

Ram Jakhu named to outer space group in The Hague

A professor at McGill’s Faculty of Law has been named to a prominent group of distinguished legal experts working to develop arbitration and settlement rules for disputes related to outer space.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2009

IASL student Rachel Pachoud receives two major scholarships

Rachel Pachoud, an LL.M. candidate attached to the Institute of Air and Space Law, has been awarded two prestigious scholarships: the Wings Club Scholarship and the 2009 International Aviation Women's Association scholarship.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2009

The Reporter - Stakes on a plane

In the McGill Reporter, Pascal Zamprelli writes about the Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance, which was held 30-31 October 2009 in Montreal.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2009

McGill hosts global conference on aviation liability

International aviation experts will convene in Montreal to discuss passenger rights, airline liability, insurance issues, among others

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Published on : 27 Oct 2009

Catherine Doldirina receives International Institute of Space Law Award for best paper

DCL candidate Catherine Doldirina has won this year’s Isabella H. Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor Award and Prize for Best Paper by a Young Author from the International Institute of Space Law.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2009

Laws in Space

McGill Institute of Air & Space Law to host events on space debris and space governance

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

Law professor’s memory honoured with Air and Space fellowship

At the time of his death in 2004, Japanese aviation expert Masao Sekiguchi was regarded as one of the world’s most influential lawyers in the field – but he never forgot his time as a graduate student at McGill’s Institute of Air & Space Law. Now Sekiguchi’s widow has chosen to honour her husband’s dedication to his alma mater by creating a fellowship in his name.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2008

Creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance

The Institute of Air and Space Law is pleased to announce the creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance at McGill University.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2008

LLM student Jimena Blumenkron receives 2008 IAWA scholarship

Jimena Blumenkron, a student doing a master’s degree within the Institute of Air and Space Law, received the 2008 International Aviation Women’s Association annual scholarship.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2008

Professor Paul Dempsey publishes "Public International Air Law"

Professor Paul Stephen Dempsey has published his latest book, Public International Air Law. This treatise addresses the major legal and policy issues confronting the relations between States in international aviation today.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2008