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Call for applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the QRCPCL

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (QRCPCL) invites qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position, with effect from August 2011.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2011

Manon Berthiaume awarded the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff

At the 2010 Fall Convocation ceremony, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum awarded our colleague Manon Berthiaume the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff, in the Clerical category.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2010

inFocus online: Is the gift a contract?

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, inFocus online takes a look at the legal and social dimensions of what gifts say about us and our relationships.

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Published on : 06 Dec 2010

Call for papers: Joint Cross-border Sustainability Conference

McGill's Faculty of Law and Vermont Law School are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary and comparative workshop on the challenges posed by sub-national, national, and international attempts to achieve environmental sustainability. The Conference will take place 10-12 June 2011. Deadline to submit abstracts: 25 January 2011.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

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