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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 2017-2018 academic year. ​Deadline: December 31, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.

Classified as : External, Research
Published on : 12 Oct 2016

Colleen Sheppard named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Today, the Royal Society of Canada released its list of 89 new Fellows, among which is our own Colleen Sheppard, who has joined the Academy of Social Sciences.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 07 Sep 2016

Robert Leckey named Dean of the Faculty of Law

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Robert Leckey as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, starting July 1, 2016.   Professor Leckey joined the Faculty of Law in 2006, and is currently a full professor and a William Dawson Scholar. He does research and teaches in the areas of constitutional law and family law, using a bilingual and transsystemic approach. He has received the McGill Law Students’ Association’s John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2010).

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 22 Apr 2016

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 2016-2017 academic year. ​Deadline: 30 April 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.

Classified as : External, Research
Published on : 22 Mar 2016

Poster Contest for Law Students to mark Crépeau Centre's 40th anniversary!

To encourage innovation and stimulate interest in research among law students at faculties of Quebec civil law, the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law is launching a student poster contest. The contest is linked to the conference that will mark, on 12 February 2016, the Crépeau Centre’s 40th anniversary, during which poster submissions will be displayed and the  winners announced.

Classified as : External, Students, contest
Published on : 25 Nov 2015

Professor René Provost receives research fellowship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor René Provost has been awarded a research fellowship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This prestigious prize, which is valued at $225,000, recognizes public intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who venture beyond the boundaries of their disciplines to find new solutions to complex issues of major importance to Canadians. René Provost is the fourth Trudeau Fellow from McGill’s Faculty of Law.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 17 Sep 2015

Adelle Blackett promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in August 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Sep 2015

François Crépeau takes up directorship of Centre for Human Rights

This August, Professor François Crépeau took over the mandate of Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) from Professor Colleen Sheppard. François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law, where he teaches Migration Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, and Constitutional Law. He became a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 2012.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 31 Aug 2015

Shauna Van Praagh and David Lametti promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors Shauna Van Praagh (on left) and David Lametti (on right) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on August 1, 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 28 Jul 2015

SAVE THE DATE: June 7-10, 2016 - Scholars at Risk Network Global Congress

Scholars at Risk Network Global Congress June 7-10, 2016, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Hosted by the Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism Scholars at Risk and the McGill University Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism announce the scheduling of the 2016 Scholars at Risk Network Global Congress for June 7-10, 2016 in Montreal.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 04 Jun 2015

René Provost and Fabien Gélinas promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors René Provost (left, top) and Fabien Gélinas (left, bottom) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on April 30, 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 06 May 2015

McGill Law places 26th in the world in QS World University Rankings

Distinctive curriculum and international career opportunities hallmarks of the McGill program. McGill University’s Faculty of Law has been ranked 26th among the world’s law schools by the QS World University Rankings – Law for 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 29 Apr 2015

Martti Koskenniemi to receive LL.D. at upcoming Law spring convocation ceremony

McGill University has announced the 16 recipients of honorary doctorates for the upcoming spring convocation. Among them is Professor Martti Koskenniemi, who will be awarded the LL.D. distinction during the Faculty of Law’s convocation ceremony on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 2 pm.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 Apr 2015

UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Releases Report

On March 6, The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women made 38 non-legally binding recommendations, including that the Canadian government call an independent inquiry into the many cases of missing and murdered aboriginal women. See the report here: http://www.fafia-afai.org/en/cedaw-committee-report-released/

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 17 Mar 2015