Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law news
The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is breaking new ground with international research programs into legal education that integrates civil and common law, and the global expansion of trust law.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.