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Call for applications: student research summer seminars at the Crépeau Centre

Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote the legal research of students from McGill and elsewhere. Attendance is open to all. Progression of the series:

Classified as : External, Students
Published on : 15 Mar 2016

Professor Ram Jakhu appointed Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu has been appointed Director of the Research Center and the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), for a one-year term that will begin on June 1, 2016, when the outgoing director, Professor Paul S. Dempsey, will be stepping down.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 05 Feb 2016

Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 14 Jan 2016

Call for applications: 2016-2017 Arsenault postdoctoral fellowships at the IASL

As in the previous five years, the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) of the Faculty of Law at McGill University intends to appoint one or two Postdoctoral Research Fellow(s) during the 2016-2017 academic year. Deadline to apply: 31 January 2016.

Classified as : External, Students
Published on : 14 Dec 2015

Call for Papers: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law

The Institute of Air and Space Law of McGill University wishes to invite submissions for its 4th Manfred Lachs International Conference on Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law, which will take place on May 27-28, 2016. Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2016 Download our Call for Papers for the themes, procedure and complete list of deadlines [.docx].

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 10 Dec 2015

Poster Contest for Law Students to mark Crépeau Centre's 40th anniversary!

To encourage innovation and stimulate interest in research among law students at faculties of Quebec civil law, the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law is launching a student poster contest. The contest is linked to the conference that will mark, on 12 February 2016, the Crépeau Centre’s 40th anniversary, during which poster submissions will be displayed and the  winners announced.

Classified as : External, Students, contest
Published on : 25 Nov 2015

Noted legal scholar Mark Walters appointed to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted and honoured to announce the appointment of noted legal scholar Mark Walters to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 24 Nov 2015

Robert Leckey Promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Robert Leckey was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in November 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 17 Nov 2015

Professor René Provost receives research fellowship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor René Provost has been awarded a research fellowship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This prestigious prize, which is valued at $225,000, recognizes public intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who venture beyond the boundaries of their disciplines to find new solutions to complex issues of major importance to Canadians. René Provost is the fourth Trudeau Fellow from McGill’s Faculty of Law.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 17 Sep 2015

Adelle Blackett promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in August 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Sep 2015

François Crépeau takes up directorship of Centre for Human Rights

This August, Professor François Crépeau took over the mandate of Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) from Professor Colleen Sheppard. François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law, where he teaches Migration Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, and Constitutional Law. He became a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 2012.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 31 Aug 2015

Richard Gold appointed Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)

We are pleased to announce that Professor Richard Gold has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) for a three-year term which started on September 1st, 2015. A James McGill Professor, Richard Gold was the founding Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management. His research generally focuses on the life sciences.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 31 Aug 2015

Shauna Van Praagh and David Lametti promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors Shauna Van Praagh (on left) and David Lametti (on right) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on August 1, 2015.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 28 Jul 2015