Law Grad Studies news
Professor Roderick Macdonald was awarded the Paul-André Crépeau Medal by the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Division, at a reception held on January 12, 2012.
Next March, McGill’s Faculty of Law will be hosting the White & Case Canadian National Division Qualifying Tournament. Approximately 120 lawyers, legal academics and judges will be needed to act as competition judges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.