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