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inFocus online: interview with visiting professor Giorgio Resta

Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

inFocus online: Trusting Civil Law

A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others. The Montreal Gazette interviewed Professor Lionel Smith on the event.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2010

Paul-André Crépeau honored at the Opening of the tribunals

Le professeur émérite André Crépeau a été honoré le 2 septembre 2010, à l'occasion de la rentrée des tribunaux de Montréal, pour marquer le 60e anniversaire de son accession au Barreau du Québec.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2010

Robert Leckey’s book wins Canada Prize

The International Academy of Comparative Law has just announced that Professor Robert Leckey, BCL’02, LLB’02, is the recipient of the 2010 Canada Prize for his book, Contextual Subjects: Family, State and Relational Theory (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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Published on : 17 Aug 2010

Sophie Morin, LLM'00, gets 2010 Capitant prize

Sophie Morin, Wainwright Junior Fellow, has received the 2010 Capitant prize her doctoral thesis "Le dommage moral et le préjudice extrapatrimonial."

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Published on : 03 May 2010

Call for papers: The Worlds of the Trust

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is inviting proposals for papers to be presented at its conference 23-25 September 2010. Deadline: 15 April 2010.

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Published on : 05 Mar 2010

Postgraduate scholarships available from the QRCPCL for 2010-11

The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law invites applications for three postgraduate scholarship opportunities: one FQRSC Scholarship in Transsystemic Legal Studies, and two MDEIE Scholarships in Civil Law Trusts.

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Published on : 05 Jan 2010

New Faces on the QRCPCL Board of Directors

At a general meeting of its members on 17 December 2009, the Board of the Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law was renewed through elections for four seats.

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Published on : 18 Dec 2009

QRCPCL Civil Law Trust project gets major support

A team of researchers from the Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (QRCPCL) has just received an important grant for their Civil Law Trust project. The grant is from the Quebec government’s ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation, as part of the Assistance for International Research and Innovation Initiatives program.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2009

McGill News - Insights: Like Father, Like Son

In the McGill News, Allyson Rowley reports on François Crépeau and Paul-André Crépeau, who represent two generations of law professors at McGill.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

The Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law receives important FQRSC grant

On April 15, 2009, the Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) announced its funding decisions for 2009. Among them, a research team attached to the Faculty of Law’s Quebec Research Centre of Private & Comparative Law (QRCPCL) secured a grant of over $400,000 over the next four years for their research project, 'Vers une nouvelle juridicité québécoise'.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2009

Marie-Annik Grégoire, DCL’08, receives second Prix Minerve

Former Wainwright Fellow Marie-Annik Grégoire has won the Prix Minerve for the second time.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2009

Calgary lawyer encourages Western Canadian law students to experience Quebec culture

Bryan Haynes was raised in British Columbia, but that didn’t stop him from moving to Montreal as a law student, and immersing himself completely in the city’s rich mix of French and English cultures. Now this Calgary-based lawyer is giving other Western Canadians the chance to help forge the frontier of civil law in Canada at McGill’s Faculty of Law.

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Published on : 02 Dec 2008

Paul-André Crépeau wins Georges-Émile Lapalme prize for the promotion of the French language

Me Paul-André Crépeau, Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Law is among the three McGill researchers who have received the Prix du Québec 2008. The Prix du Québec were presented on November 19, 2008, at a ceremony in Quebec City.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2008