Law student affairs news
Joanna Baron, Law II, has been awarded a research contract worth $5,000 by the Department of Justice as part of its program on Canadian bijuralism. Her research proposal aims to examine the "Interaction Between the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and Provincial Laws on Filiation or Parentage.”
Last Friday at the Montreal Courthouse, the team of Nicholas Melling and Jeannine Plamondon competed in and won the Guy-Guérin Cup, which is the Quebec regional round for the Sopinka Cup. In addition, Melling won the individual prize for the “Best examination-in-chief.”
Students Olivier Archambault-Lafond, Yacine Hadjoudj, Geneviève Laurin and Éric L'Italien defended McGill’s colours at the Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot last weekend. The Laurin / Archambault-Lafond tandem came in second and received the Yvon Blais Cup.
Following a generous gift from the Nussia & André Aisenstadt Foundation, the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is now opening this call for applications for a Nussia & André Aisenstadt Student Research Fellow.
In the McGill Reporter, Laurel Baker writes about law student Mae Nam, who is the daughter of a domestic worker and who today seeks equality through advocacy and charter litigation.
Beginning the night of Monday, November 23 until Sunday, December 20 the Redpath main floor, as well as the Cyberthèque of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will remain open overnight. A valid McGill ID card is required for access to the Library after 00:45.
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
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.