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The Reporter - Graffiti: urban nuisance or work of art?

In the McGill Reporter, Pascal Zamprelli writes about "Art in the Streets: Graffiti’s Challenge to Intellectual Property", a panel discussion organized by the student club Rethinking Intellectual Property Policy (RIPP) at McGill’s Faculty

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Published on : 18 Nov 2009

Law student Don-Ray Simmonds wins first Blackburn Scholarship

Second-year McGill Law student Don-Ray Simmonds is the inaugural recipient of the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship, awarded by Fasken Martineau in partnership with the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL).

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Published on : 18 Nov 2009

IASL student Rachel Pachoud receives two major scholarships

Rachel Pachoud, an LL.M. candidate attached to the Institute of Air and Space Law, has been awarded two prestigious scholarships: the Wings Club Scholarship and the 2009 International Aviation Women's Association scholarship.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2009

Self-report your suspected H1N1 symptoms

If you think you have H1N1, please report your illness and absence from academic activities on Minerva with the H1N1 Self-Reporting form. For students, this form will be treated as equivalent to a medical note should you need to request an excused absence or an academic accommodation (e.g. a postponed deadline for an assignment or missed test).

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Catherine Doldirina receives International Institute of Space Law Award for best paper

DCL candidate Catherine Doldirina has won this year’s Isabella H. Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor Award and Prize for Best Paper by a Young Author from the International Institute of Space Law.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2009

Faculty of Law makes Maclean’s Top 2

For the third year in a row, McGill’s Faculty of Law ranks second in Maclean’s magazine’s annual ranking of Canadian common law schools.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2009

Two law students get top CRDP essay contest prizes

The Faculty of Law is a happy to announce that Christopher Campbell-Duruflé and Seo Yun Yang have received the first two prizes from the Essay Contest organized by the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) of the Université de Montréal.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2009

Foundation supports outreach program where students help students

The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation gives $20,000 to McGill's High School Outreach Program.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2009

Notes from the field, by student Jeannine Plamondon: "Trying to know the unknowable"

Law student Jeannine Plamondon shares some notes about the seven weeks she spent in the summer of 2009 working at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

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Published on : 10 Sep 2009

Edmonton community garden benefits Rwandan support group

"During the summer growing months, about half a hectare of land in Edmonton is all that separates McGill Law student Eloge Butera from his native Rwanda. The patch of earth, located at the University of Alberta farm, was transformed this spring into the Green&Gold Community Garden, now bursting with market-ready produce."

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Published on : 08 Sep 2009

Notes from the field, by student Justin Dubois: "Tooth can lost"

Law student Justin Dubois shares some notes about his internship work this summer in Northwestern Uganda.

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Published on : 12 Jul 2009

Law student Mary Race wins ALDF Animal Law Scholarship

The Faculty of Law was happy to learn that law student Mary Race is one of two recipients of the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship for 2009-2010.

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Published on : 08 Jul 2009

Where Are They Now? Sophie Roy-Lafleur (L3, B.C.L. / LL.B.)

Law student Sophie Roy-Lafleur is spending her summer learning Arabic in Amman, Jordan. She is documenting her experience here: http://sophieroylafleur.wordpress.com/

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

McGill Law Journal rated among world’s best by Australia

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has ranked the McGill Law Journal among the best English-language law journals in the world.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2009

Dean Nicholas Kasirer's address to the Law Class of 2009

Convocation address presented by Dean Nicholas Kasirer, at the Law Convocation, McGill University, 29 May 2009.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2009