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Law student Justin Dubois receives one of eleven 2009 Helton Fellowships

Faculty of Law BCL/LLB student Justin Dubois has been selected for this year’s 2009 Helton Fellowships, established by the American Society for International Law (ASIL) to support young people doing fieldwork in international law.

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Published on : 21 Apr 2009

Law student Philip Duguay publishes in the Singapore Law Review

After doing a human rights internship in 2008 at the State Institute of Islamic Studies (IAIN) Ar-Raniry in Aceh, Philip Duguay wrote an article on the question of women's rights in Aceh, Indonesia. His paper will be published in the forthcoming issue of the Singapore Law Review.

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Published on : 23 Mar 2009

André Aisenstadt Student Research Fellow position - call for candidates

Following a generous gift from the Nussia & André Aisenstadt Foundation, the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is now opening this call for applications for a Nussia & André Aisenstadt Student Research Fellow. Applications must be received by 6 March 2009 at 5pm.

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Published on : 23 Feb 2009

Irwin Cotler and Ken Dryden named as Special Advisors by Michael Ignatieff

On January 30, 2009, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff unveiled new roles for members of the Liberal caucus. Among them are Irwin Cotler, BCL'64, professor (on leave) at McGill's Faculty of Law, and Ken Dryden, LLB'73.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2009

McGill Reporter: Entre Nous with François Crépeau

McGill welcomes François Crépeau, a leading expert on international human rights, refugee law and globalization, as the first Hans and Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2009

McGill Reporter: McGill welcomes François Crépeau

Expert in human rights becomes first Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law By Pascal Zamprelli.

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Published on : 05 Jan 2009

The Reporter: Payam Akhavan: Seeking justice for Georgia

McGill professor takes on the Russian giant. By Pascal Zamprelli, in The McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2008

Aisenstadt Foundation: From Mathematics to Human Rights

In Zürich, mathematician André Aisenstadtstudied under Schrödinger and befriended Einstein. Then in 1939 he moved to Montreal where he quickly became a community leader and patron. Following in his tradition, the Nussia & André Aisenstadt Foundation gave $125,000 to the Faculty of Law to support human rights research.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2008

The new Public Interest Career Guide - Come get your copy!

The CDO is thrilled to announce that the new Public Interest Career Guide has been published and is available (NCDH 416).

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Published on : 04 Nov 2008

McGill students Elizabeth Sully and Mae J. Nam honoured by Forces AVENIR 2008

Two McGill students were honoured in the category “Personnalité 1er cycle” (“undergraduate personality”) at the annual Gala Forces AVENIR held last night in Montreal.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

Centre for Human Rights to submit amicus curia brief in Kaing Guek Eav case

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) has been invited by the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to submit an amicus curiae brief to the Court in the case of Kaing Guek Eav alias "Duch", accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes as a leader of the Khmer Rouge.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2008

McGill Professor to represent Georgia at International Court of Justice

McGill professor to represent Georgia at the International Court of Justice

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Published on : 18 Aug 2008

Geneviève R. Painter appointed interim director of the CHRLP

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is delighted to announce that Ms Genevieve Painter has been appointed Executive Director of the Centre, effective August 11, 2008.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2008

Andrée Boisselle, BCL/LLB’99, a 2008 Trudeau Scholar

Andrée Boisselle, who currently is doing a Ph.D. in Law at the University of Victoria, has received a Trudeau Scholarship as she studies indigenous legal traditions for her thesis, "Making Room for Indigenous Law in Canada: Towards a Reconception of Western Legal Theory".

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Published on : 27 Jun 2008

Welcome to our newest colleagues in Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana Klein and Vrinda Narain have been appointed assistant professors, while Adrian Popovici and Anicée Van Engeland have respectively been named Wainwright Senior Fellow and Boulton Junior Fellow.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2008