The Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism is pleased to introduce a new stipend, aimed at financially supporting a McGill Faculty of Law student wishing to participate in one of the following programs:
Professors Marie-Eve Arbour (Laval) and Lara Khoury (McGill) invite Law students in the BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL programs to submit a proposal for a scientific contribution to the above seminar, which will take place June 6-8, 2018, in Sacacomie, Quebec.
The selected students will have the opportunity to present their work as part of this seminar and to benefit from the mentorship of participating researchers from six countries.
Deadline: 15 April 2018.
Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this winter? Or did you write one in the fall or summer terms just past?
Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Mini-Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law on April 6, 2018, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to share the news that Professor François Crépeau was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette on December 29, 2017. Professor Crépeau, who was honoured for “his research and contributions to international law and for his efforts to promote civil rights, particularly with respect to refugees,” joins the prestigious roster of McGill Law community members appointed to the Order of Canada.
Professor Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, was recently appointed co-chair of the Principal’s Task Force on Respect and Inclusion in Campus Life, alongside with the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Bruce Lennox.
Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will again be awarded by McGill University in 2018.
The Nappert Prize Competition is open to all students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. To be eligible for the prize, authors must:
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Sébastien Jodoin has just published “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate: REDD+ and Indigenous and Community Rights in Indonesia and Tanzania” with Cambridge University Press.
McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:
- a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA);
- a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ);
- a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)
All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.
Deadline: January 15, 2018 5:00 PM EST
The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59 EST.
The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to submit.
The ‘Disability and Human Rights’ series welcomes articles, commentaries, podcasts, artwork, photography and other forms of writings and media that deal with the subject of disability.
Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this fall or coming winter? Or did you write one in the summer term just past?
Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted at the Faculty of Law next spring, by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, and Professor Kun Fan have been appointed Norton Rose Faculty Scholars in Arbitration and Commercial Law, for a three-year term. The previous holders were Professor Fabien Gélinas, before he became the Sir William C.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the world’s top universities to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE). A ranking by subject released on October 4, 2017, declared McGill the 13th best school to study law worldwide.
This year marks the first time Law has been included as a subject by the THE. Scores were calculated using the 13 performance indicators as their World University Rankings, which fall under five categories: teaching, research, citations, international outlook, and industry income.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome three new colleagues to its administrative team.
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates Professor Stephen Smith, who recently returned from a five-week stay in New Zealand as the NZ Law Foundation Distinguished Fellow of 2017. This prestigious fellowship is granted to one eminent international legal scholar each year. Past fellows include the Chief Justice of Canada the Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, and this year’s Distinguished Tomlinson Visiting Professor John Borrows, from the University of Victoria.