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Clerking at the International Court of Justice, 2007-08 – Call for applications

Applications are now open for current BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL students graduating in June or November 2007, and recent graduates, to apply for a 9-month position as a Judicial Assistant at the International Court of Justice (The Hague), starting in September 2007. Deadline: Monday, January 15, 2007, 3 pm.

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Published on : 12 Dec 2006

Empowering the human family

With Human Rights Day looming on the horizon, the McGill Reporter takes a look at some of the many impressive initiatives being undertaken at McGill.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2006

McGill's International Courts and Tribunal Program receives Award for Excellence

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University is very pleased to announce that the Faculty of Law's International Courts and Tribunal Program has received an Award for Excellence in Internationalization.

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Published on : 07 Nov 2006

'Hitler's Courts: The Betrayal of the Rule of Law in Nazi Germany' - a documentary film

Emmy award-nominated filmmaker Joshua M. Greene delivered the 6th Annual Holocaust Memorial Lecture by presenting the North American premiere of his documentary "Hitler's Courts: The Betrayal of the Rule of Law in Nazi Germany."

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Published on : 16 Oct 2006

Toope is Top at UBC

Stephen Toope, BCL'83, LLB'83, a popular former professor and dean of the Faculty of Law, is the new president of the University of British Columbia. He's the second McGill grad in a row to be named to UBC's top job, replacing Martha Piper, PhD'87.

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Published on : 03 Aug 2006

Nandini Ramanujam appointed director of Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Nandini Ramanujam has been appointed as executive director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2006

Tribute to John Peters Humphrey, father of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission unveiled a plaque in honour of native son John Peters Humphrey during its 2006 Human Rights Award ceremony, held on June 16 at the New Brunswick legislative assembly in Fredericton.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2006

Another jailed Canadian in Iran

Payam Akhavan, associate professor of International Law at McGill, says in an op-ed about the arrest of former University of Toronto professor Ramin Jahanbegloo by Iranian authorities: "Jahanbegloo's crime is that he advocates democracy and social progress through non-violence and cultural dialogue."

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Published on : 21 May 2006

The O'Brien Fellowships for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

A generous endowment made possible by David P. O'Brien, BCL'65, has created a fellowship for the most promising group of DCL or LLM candidates at McGill's Faculty of Law.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2006

Launch of the McGill International Judicial Internships Programme

The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs has awarded a one-year, $150,000 grant to the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism to finance an internships programme.

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Published on : 23 Feb 2006