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The Reporter - Launch of Legal Frontiers student blog

On Law, online: New student-run blog tackles legal issues of the day, reports Pascal Zamprelli.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2010

André Aisenstadt Student Research Fellow position - 2009-2010 call for Applications

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.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2010

The Reporter - Mae Nam: Fighting for the exploited and vulnerable

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.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2009

Library open overnight Nov 23 - Dec 20

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.

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Published on : 18 Nov 2009

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