Law student affairs news
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.