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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

Law professor’s memory honoured with Air and Space fellowship

At the time of his death in 2004, Japanese aviation expert Masao Sekiguchi was regarded as one of the world’s most influential lawyers in the field – but he never forgot his time as a graduate student at McGill’s Institute of Air & Space Law. Now Sekiguchi’s widow has chosen to honour her husband’s dedication to his alma mater by creating a fellowship in his name.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2008

The Reporter: The new Yves Fortier Chair in international arbitration

By Laurel Baker in The McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2008

Creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance

The Institute of Air and Space Law is pleased to announce the creation of the Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellowships in Space Governance at McGill University.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2008

Peter A. Howlett, BCL’66, honoured as ‘Great Montrealer’

Peter A. Howlett, BCL’66, was among the four personalities who were honoured this year at the 2008 Tribute to Great Montrealers reception held on October 29, 2008 by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. Mrs Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, was also among the four laureates.

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Published on : 30 Oct 2008

Law Homecoming: (Un)Common Law et civilités matinales - a great success!

The Faculty of Law had a lot to celebrate at this year’s Homecoming Breakfast – including 10 years of transsystemic education and 40 years of common law teaching.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2008

Dominique Lapierre, BCL/LLB’98, receives Gonthier Outstanding Young Alumni Award

On Sunday, September 21, 2008, the Faculty of Law and its Young Alumni Advisory Board presented Dominique Lapierre, BCL/LLB’98, with the first-ever Charles D. Gonthier Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

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Published on : 24 Sep 2008

Caroline Ferland, BCL/LLB’95, elected president of the Board of the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique

Caroline Ferland, BCL/LLB’95, was recently elected president of the Board of the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique (CAIJ). She succeeds Martin F. Sheehan, BCL/LLB’90.

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Published on : 17 Sep 2008

Geneviève Marcotte, BCL’86, appointed to the Quebec Superior Court

The Honourable Geneviève Marcotte, BCL’86, was appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec in August 2008.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2008

The Charles D. Gonthier Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Today the Faculty of Law announces the creation of the Charles D. Gonthier Outstanding Young Alumni Award, which recognizes emerging leaders among recent alums of the Faculty.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2008

McCarthy Tétrault invests in learning opportunities outside the classroom for McGill Law students

The Faculty of Law is happy to announce the creation of the McCarthy Tétrault Mobility Fund, which will enable students facing financial restrictions to enrich their academic experience by studying abroad.

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Published on : 10 Sep 2008

Donald J. Johnston made Officer of the Order of Canada

On July 1, 2008, the Governor General of Canada announced the appointment of the Honourable Donald J. Johnston, PC, OC, as Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2008