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Video interview with Professor François Crépeau on the rights of migrants

Following his appointment as UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Migrants and in the run-up to International Migrants Day on December 18, Professor Crépeau speaks about public perceptions of immigrants and how migrants are treated by states and tribunals.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2011

Focus online: New research Chairs at the Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the creation of two new research: the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism, made possible by a $3 million bequest from Law graduate and former member of the Faculty Advisory Board, Peter MacKell; and the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, made possible by a generous $3 million gift from the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.

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Published on : 03 Nov 2011

First X Prize Design Course (INTD 597) in Canada offered during 2012 Winter term

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce a new partnership with the X Prize Foundation, leading to the offering of the first X Prize Design Course (INTD597) offered in Canada.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2011

Ram Jakhu honoured for his work by International Academy of Astronautics

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) awarded Professor Ram Jakhu the 2011 Social Sciences Book Award for his book National Regulation of Space Activities (Springer, 2010) during a gala dinner in Cape Town, South Africa, on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

Remembering Alexandra Dodger (1983-2011)

The Faculty of Law is mourning the loss of Alexandra Dodger, a student whose commitment to social justice and human rights distinguished her both in her studies and her work.

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Published on : 17 Oct 2011

O'Brien Fellowships 2011 – Call for applications

Interested applicants must submit an O’Brien Fellowship application to the Graduate Studies Office of the Faculty of Law by the deadline for application for admission to the LL.M. or D.C.L. program.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2011

Three Bantings for Law

On September 15, 2011, the Canadian government announced the 70 first recipients of the Banting Fellowships. Three were awarded inside the Faculty of Law, to Jean-Baptiste Jeangène-Vilmer (France), Armel Brice Adanhounme (Benin) and Mark Lewis Shepheard (Australia).

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Published on : 16 Sep 2011

Professor Desmond Manderson made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada announced 78 new Fellows this week, including nine McGill researchers and scholars from the faculties of Medicine, Law and Arts. Among them is Professor Desmond Manderson, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse. Find out more in the McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2011

Welcome to Caroline Cassagnabère, QRCPCL post-doctoral fellow

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (QRCPCL) is delighted to welcome its first postdoctoral fellow, Caroline Cassagnabère, a doctor of private law from the Université de Rennes 1.

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Published on : 24 Aug 2011

Welcome to our newest colleagues at the Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law extends a warm welcome to the five new colleagues who will be joining us in September or later during this academic year: Vincent Forray, Jennifer Langlais, Mark Massoud, Ruth Sefton-Green and Andrea Bjorklund.

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Published on : 24 Aug 2011

Robert Leckey Appointed William Dawson Scholar

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that our colleague Robert Leckey has been appointed William Dawson Scholar by the University. William Dawson Chairs are intended to recognize the outstanding work of younger scholars at McGill.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2011

François Crépeau elected United Nations Special Rapporteur

On Friday, June 17, 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council elected Professor François Crépeau, holder of the Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, to the position of United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, for a three year mandate, renewable once.

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Published on : 01 Aug 2011

Helge Dedek to join Käte Hamburger project in Bonn

McGill Law Professor Helge Dedek has been invited to join the Advanced Studies Centre at the University of Bonn, Germany, for the academic year 2011-2012.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2011

DCL candidate Claris Harbon receives prestigious Trudeau Scholarship

McGill doctoral law student Claris Harbon is one of 14 Canadian and foreign students recognized today by The Trudeau Foundation for their work in areas including environment, international affairs, responsible citizenship, and human rights and dignity.

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Published on : 17 May 2011

DCL student Remus Valsan appointed at Edinburgh

Remus Valsan, QRCPCL Researcher and doctoral student at McGill Law, has taken up his appointment as Lecturer in Corporate Law at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh.

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Published on : 03 May 2011