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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

Highlights of Spring 2009 Law Convocation

Convocation for the Faculty of Law is unfailingly a momentous event - we share here some of the highlights of the Spring 2009 Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Law, held on May 29, 2009.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2009

Three McGill Law Students Receive AUCC Students for Development Awards to Support International Human Rights Internships

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that the recipients of the 2009 Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Students for Development Award include three law students. Justin Dubois, Mae J. Nam and Jeannine Plamondon, students at McGill’s Faculty of Law, have each received a Students for Development Award.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2009

Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry, BCL/LLB ’04, and Kathryn Chan, LLM ’06, receive 2009 Trudeau Scholarships

The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that two of its recent graduates are among the 15 doctoral students who received one of the prestigious scholarships awarded by Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

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Published on : 20 May 2009

McGill Wins 2009 Charles-Rousseau Moot and Takes Six Prizes

The 25th edition of the Charles-Rousseau public international law moot was held May 2-8 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. The McGill team was awarded the Charles-Rousseau Prize for the 1st place team, winning the final round against Université Paris I - Sorbonne.

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Published on : 19 May 2009

Two prizes for Professor Robert Leckey

Robert Leckey receives CALT prize of legal literature and LSA prize for teaching excellence.

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Published on : 11 May 2009

Law student Eloge Butera receives Claude-Masson Award and Sauvé Scholarship

Eloge Christian Butera, a second year student at McGill’s Faculty of Law, received twin honours this April: he was granted the Young volunteer Claude-Masson Award and selected for a Sauvé Scholarships.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2009

Marianne Hardy-Dussault and Valérie Simard winners of the AQDC writing contest

On April 24, 2009, the Québec Society of Comparative Law (AQDC) held its annual symposium at McGill’s Faculty of Law. Part of the proceedings included announcing the winners of the AQDC’s 2008-2009 writing contest for undergraduate and graduate students, who this year turned to be two McGill Law students.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2009

The Reporter - Eric L’Italien: The altruistic academic athlete

By Pascal Zamprelli reports on law student and athlete Eric L'Italien in the McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2009