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Figures de l’abnégation en droit civil : le cas des relations familiales

Fri, 2014-10-03 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Civil law workshop with Yann Favier, professor of private law at Université Rennes 2 and Université européenne de Bretagne.

This year, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is launching a new civil law workshop series under the theme "L'abnégation en droit civil," examining the aspects and effects of selflessness on civil law.

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United Nations Immunity versus Human Rights

Wed, 2014-11-12 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Join us for the 2014 Raoul Wallenberg Lecture in Human Rights, which will be given by Mr. Stephen Lewis. Mr. Lewis' presentation will touch upon the UN’s role and response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti, and to finding an end to the impunity surrounding UN military and civilian peacekeeping personnel who engage in sexual violence.

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Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality

Fri, 2014-10-31 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Legal Theory Workshop with Professor Hans Lindahl who holds the Chair of Legal Philosophy at Tilburg University. He will speak on his new book, Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

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New Faces at the Faculty for Fall 2014

Thu, 2014-08-28 09:52

The Faculty is delighted to welcome three new members of the Law community this fall: Professor Sébastien Jodoin, Anne-Sophie Hulin and Justice Louise Provost.

Sébastien Jodoin (first photo) joined the Faculty as Assistant Professor on August 1st. Professor Jodoin is currently completing a PhD in environmental studies (law and public policy) at Yale, where is also a Faculty Associate of the Governance, Environment & Markets Initiative.

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Hoi Kong appointed Associate Dean (Academic)

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:13

We are pleased to announce that Professor Hoi Kong has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Academic) for a two-year term starting September 1st, 2014.

As Dean Daniel Jutras indicated, “Hoi has agreed to take on this important task as we begin a most important stage in our undergraduate program review and overhaul.  Hoi’s commitment to our students is undeniable (as attested by the John W. Durnford Award he received last year), and his creativity and rigor in thinking about pedagogy and curriculum will be precious over the course of the next two years.”

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Announcing the winners of the 2014 Nappert Prize

Tue, 2014-08-26 11:32

Professor Andrea Bjorkland, the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, was delighted to receive more than 80 submissions from scholars and junior practitioners affiliated with more than 50 institutions for the 2014 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. Authors hailed from around the world, with every continent save Antarctica represented. 

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Professors Smith and Weinstock appointed to prestigious chairs

Tue, 2014-06-17 14:46

The Faculty is pleased to announce the appointment of Lionel Smith (first picture) to the Sir William Macdonald Chair. Established in 1895, the Macdonald Chair is one of the oldest endowed positions at McGill. In addition, Professor Smith was also selected for a Killam Research Fellowship in March 2014 in recognition of his outstanding research on fiduciary obligations and conflicts of interest.

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Bidding farewell to Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014)

Fri, 2014-06-13 21:42

A teacher, first and foremost, Roderick A. Macdonald will be remembered as one of the most important scholars and thinkers in McGill University’s history. He was a mentor and inspiration to generations of students and law professors, and a transformative force at the Faculty of Law, the University, in Canadian society, and in the broader world.

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Saying ‘au revoir’ to Old Chancellor Day Hall: The Faculty of Law is moving!

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:42

Old Chancellor Day Hall, the Faculty of Law’s most iconic building, is closing at the end of June for 16 months as we undertake much-needed renovations to upgrade the building’s heating, electrical systems, plumbing, windows and more, while respecting its historical features.

Faculty and staff who were in OCDH have been relocated either to New Chancellor Day Hall and 3674-3690 Peel Street, or to rented office space near McGill University’s Roddick Gates at 2001 McGill College Avenue, suite 750.

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Roderick Macdonald receives McGill University Medal

Fri, 2014-06-06 14:13

On May 28, Roderick Macdonald was awarded in absentia the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement, one of the University’s highest honours. Macdonald received the McGill Medal as part of the Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Law, where he taught thousands of students over the course of a distinguished career that spanned more than three decades. Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law, accepted the Medal in Professor Macdonald’s name.

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