Law Faculty Alumni news
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that McGill Law professor Nicholas Kasirer has been appointed to the Court of Appeal of Quebec, the province’s highest court.
In the McGill Reporter, Pascal Zamprelli writes on Professor Nicholas Kasirer, B.C.L., LL.B. 1985, who has just completed an extraordinary mandate as Dean of the Faculty of Law (2003-2009).
The Hon. James Grant, BA’58, BCL’61, has been selected by the Faculty of Law for one of its most prestigious alumni awards – the James A. Robb Award. Named after the great McGill volunteer James Robb, BA’51, BCL’54, this award is intended to recognize law graduates who have shown exceptional generosity to the McGill community.
Convocation for the Faculty of Law is unfailingly a momentous event - we share here some of the highlights of the Spring 2009 Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Law, held on May 29, 2009.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that two of its recent graduates are among the 15 doctoral students who received one of the prestigious scholarships awarded by Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.
The 25th edition of the Charles-Rousseau public international law moot was held May 2-8 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. The McGill team was awarded the Charles-Rousseau Prize for the 1st place team, winning the final round against Université Paris I - Sorbonne.
The Faculty of Law was pleased to learn that Hugo Cyr, BCL/LLB’97, published a new book this March, titled Canadian Federalism and Treaty Powers – Organic Constitutionalism at Work (Brussels: P.I.E./Peter Lang, 2009).
This year’s McGill Vis Moot Team returned from Vienna with a number of awards. Students Anja Grabundzija, Élise Béland, Eric van Eyken and Paula Viola won the Award for 2nd Place Claimant's memo, and received an Honourable Mention for their Respondent's Memo. After making it to the elimination rounds, Anja and Paula each received Honorable mentions as best "individual oralists".