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inFocus online: Retreat enhances doctoral student experience

Like so many conversations among students, the one that opened the second annual DCL student retreat at Thomson House in mid-October eventually made its way to the subject of Facebook. And like so many conversations about Facebook among individuals who also teach…

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Published on : 04 Nov 2010

Headway Magazine: Law Fusion

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is breaking new ground with international research programs into legal education that integrates civil and common law, and the global expansion of trust law.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2010

inFocus online: interview with visiting professor Giorgio Resta

Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

inFocus online: Trusting Civil Law

A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others. The Montreal Gazette interviewed Professor Lionel Smith on the event.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2010

Roderick Macdonald to receive honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

Professor Roderick Macdonald will be receiving an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal during its fall convocation ceremony to be held on October 7, 2010.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Welcome to our newest colleagues in Law!

Several fellows, visiting professors, lecturers and sabbaticants have joined the Faculty of Law for 2010-2011.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

Robert Leckey’s book wins Canada Prize

The International Academy of Comparative Law has just announced that Professor Robert Leckey, BCL’02, LLB’02, is the recipient of the 2010 Canada Prize for his book, Contextual Subjects: Family, State and Relational Theory (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Call for papers: The Worlds of the Trust

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is inviting proposals for papers to be presented at its conference 23-25 September 2010. Deadline: 15 April 2010.

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Published on : 05 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

Marianne Hardy-Dussault and Valérie Simard winners of the AQDC writing contest

On April 24, 2009, the Québec Society of Comparative Law (AQDC) held its annual symposium at McGill’s Faculty of Law. Part of the proceedings included announcing the winners of the AQDC’s 2008-2009 writing contest for undergraduate and graduate students, who this year turned to be two McGill Law students.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2009

The Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law receives important FQRSC grant

On April 15, 2009, the Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) announced its funding decisions for 2009. Among them, a research team attached to the Faculty of Law’s Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law (QRCPCL) secured a grant of over $400,000 over the next four years for their research project, 'Vers une nouvelle juridicité québécoise'.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2009

Three ICL students present at scholarly conference

Rose Grogan, Samatha Jones and Andrea Sanche, three LL.M. students of the Institute of Comparative Law, attended the "Global Generations Conference: Human Rights and Health Law at a Crossroad" conference at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law on February 13, 2009. Each student delivered a paper at the conference.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2009

Some changes in directors and associate deans at the Faculty of Law

Several changes among its directors and associate deans have occurred at the Faculty.

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Published on : 05 Sep 2008

Law graduate Stephen G. Schenke sworn in as Bâtonnier of the Montreal Bar

Law graduate Stephen G. Schenke, BCL, LLB (1989), a partner at McCarthy Tétrault’s office in Montreal, was sworn in on May 7, 2008 as the Bâtonnier of the Bar of Montreal.

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Published on : 15 May 2008

Launch of the Wainwright Fund site

Professor Pierre-Gabriel Jobin, Wainwright Chair of Civil Law, is pleased to announced the launch of a new website on the Wainwright Fund.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2008