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Call for applications: 2018 International Clerkships Program

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:

a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)

All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.

Published: 25 Oct 2017

Arnold & Blema Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships in International Migration Law & Policy

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.

​Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59 EST.

Published: 16 Oct 2017

Call for Submissions: Disability and Human Rights Series

The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to submit.

The ‘Disability and Human Rights’ series welcomes articles, commentaries, podcasts, artwork, photography and other forms of writings and media that deal with the subject of disability.

Published: 16 Oct 2017

François Crépeau appointed International Francqui Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau has been appointed International Francqui Professor Chair in Social Sciences for the year 2017-2018....

Published: 31 Aug 2017

Professors Fabien Gélinas and René Provost to receive Advocatus Emeritus distinction

Last Thursday, the Barreau du Québec announced the names of the lawyers who will received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2017. The Faculty of Law is happy to report that several of them are members of the McGill Law community.

Published: 7 Aug 2017

UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Releases Report

On March 6, The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women made 38 non-legally binding recommendations, including that the Canadian government call an independent inquiry into the many cases of missing and murdered aboriginal women.

See the report here:

Published: 17 Mar 2015