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Nicholas Kasirer appointed to Quebec’s Court of Appeal

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.

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Published on : 03 Aug 2009

The Reporter - The end of an era

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).

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Published on : 30 Jun 2009

McGill News - Insights: Like Father, Like Son

In the McGill News, Allyson Rowley reports on François Crépeau and Paul-André Crépeau, who represent two generations of law professors at McGill.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

Law and Arts graduate honoured for generosity to McGill

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.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2009

McGill Law Journal rated among world’s best by Australia

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has ranked the McGill Law Journal among the best English-language law journals in the world.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2009

Dean Nicholas Kasirer's address to the Law Class of 2009

Convocation address presented by Dean Nicholas Kasirer, at the Law Convocation, McGill University, 29 May 2009.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2009

Highlights of Spring 2009 Law Convocation

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.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2009

Professor Nicholas Kasirer completes extraordinary deanship

The Faculty of Law of McGill University wishes to announce the end of Professor Nicholas Kasirer’s outstanding five-year Deanship.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2009

The Reporter - Outgoing Chancellor leaves big shoes to fill

In the McGill Reporter, Doug Sweet writes on Law alumnus Richard W. Pound, OC, OQ, QC, BCL'67, who was McGill's Chancellor for a decade.

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Published on : 28 May 2009

Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry, BCL/LLB ’04, and Kathryn Chan, LLM ’06, receive 2009 Trudeau Scholarships

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.

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Published on : 20 May 2009

McGill Wins 2009 Charles-Rousseau Moot and Takes Six Prizes

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.

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Published on : 19 May 2009

Jeremy Webber, BCL’84, LLB’84, receives Trudeau Fellowship

Law Alum Jeremy Webber was recently awarded a prestigious Trudeau Fellowship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

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Published on : 15 May 2009

Law alum Hugo Cyr publishes on Canadian federalism and treaty powers

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).

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

The Reporter - Eric L’Italien: The altruistic academic athlete

By Pascal Zamprelli reports on law student and athlete Eric L'Italien in the McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2009

2009 Willem C. Vis Arbitral Moot awards for McGill team

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".

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Published on : 15 Apr 2009