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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

H. Patrick Glenn awarded the Prix Léon-Gérin

At an event held November 8 at the National Assembly in Quebec City, Professor H. Patrick Glenn was awarded the 2006 Prix Léon-Gérin.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2006

McGill's transsystemic law education program gets the nod

The Faculty of Law's Transsystemic Program has been selected as a recipient of the "Outstanding Program in International Education Award" by the Canadian Bureau for International Education. This prestigious professional award recognizes innovative programs in international education developed to meet long-term internationalization goals and needs, and that offer best-practice models that can be transferred to other institutions.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2006

Frédéric Bachand receives book prize

Professor Frédéric Bachand has been awarded the 2006 Walter Owen Book Prize recognizing excellent legal writing and rewarding outstanding new contributions to Canadian legal literature for his book "L'intervention du juge canadien avant et durant un arbitrage commercial."

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Published on : 17 Aug 2006

Comparative Law in Utrecht

Members of McGill's Faculty of Law participated prominently in the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, held in Utrecht, July 16-22, 2006.

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Published on : 23 Jul 2006