Law student affairs news
Borden Ladner Gervais extends and expands its BLG Fellowship program with a new five-year commitment
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has announced the extension of the BLG Fellowship program to promote legal research, with a new, expanded five-year commitment of $1.2-million in funding for research projects.
Jimena Blumenkron, a student doing a master’s degree within the Institute of Air and Space Law, received the 2008 International Aviation Women’s Association annual scholarship.
Flora Lê won the opportunity to present a paper at the annual North American Consortium on Legal Education’s (NACLE) conference. Her work, “L’adaptation de l’industrie agricole nord-américaine aux changements climatiques : vers une nouvelle gouvernance”, was written under the direction of Professor Richard Janda.
Two McGill students were honoured in the category “Personnalité 1er cycle” (“undergraduate personality”) at the annual Gala Forces AVENIR held last night in Montreal.
Robert Amdursky and Adam Settecase, two BCL/LLB students from the Faculty of Law, each received an Award of Distinction from Professor Jan Klabbers, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research, for their essays at the 21st Helsinki Summer Seminar on International Law, the Environment and Power.
BCL/LLB (Law IV) student Claire Stockwell has been awarded one of ten 2008 Global Youth Fellowships from the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation.
Régine Tremblay, Anne Merminod and Joyce Tam, three McGill Law students, have won the first, second and third prize from the Essay Contest organized by the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) of the Université de Montréal.
Alex Lefebvre has just published a book titled The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza (Stanford University Press). Alex is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow currently doing research in collaboration with Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse Desmond Manderson.
This contest is a part of CAPS’ Power in Diversity Career Week (October 27-31). Submit your digital photo no later than October 11th to firstname.lastname@example.org and a hard copy to the CAPS office (Brown Building, Suite 2200) no later than October 13th.
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.
myFuture/ ourCareerLink, a new job search and career tool suite, is now available online to Faculty of Law students and recent alumni through the Career Development Office.
Jean-Pierre Michaud, BCL/LLB’00, and Christopher Dye, BCL/LLB’03, win the Air Canada Oratory Competition
Jean-Pierre Michaud and Christopher Dye respectively received the Prix de L’Orateur Air Canada (section francophone) and the Air Canada Oratory Competition Prize (English section) for their rhetorical skills.