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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.
Andrée Boisselle, who currently is doing a Ph.D. in Law at the University of Victoria, has received a Trudeau Scholarship as she studies indigenous legal traditions for her thesis, "Making Room for Indigenous Law in Canada: Towards a Reconception of Western Legal Theory".
The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill's Faculty of Law is now accepting applications for three international judicial internships. The selected interns will be placed at:
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that students Samuel Walker (BCL/LLB ’09) and Kristin McHale (BCL/LLB ’09) are recipients of the 2008 Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) “Students for Development” Award.
Third-year McGill law student Alexander Herman was interviewed by Pascal Zamprelli in the April 24 issue of the Reporter. Alex is the author, with Paul Matthews and Andrew Feindel, of "Kickstart: How Successful Canadians Got Started".
BCL/LLB students François Beaudry and Claude Lévesque won this year’s provincial round of the Face à Face oratorical contest, which was held last April 4 at Université Laval.
During the 2008 Pinning Ceremony held March 27 at the University Club of Montreal, 18 new members were welcomed into the Scarlet Key Society. Among them were Nafay Choudhury, BCL/LLB'11, and Hugh Meighen, BCL/LLB'09.
McGill University has captured its first Sopinka Cup. This weekend, the mooting team of law students Monika Rahman and Mareike Newhouse took home the Sopinka Cup and three of the five individual prizes, too: Best Opening Statement (Rahman), Best Closing Statement (Newhouse) and Best Overall Advocate (Rahman). The Faculty of Law offers them its warmest of congratulations!