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Law student Peter Grbac receives Helton Fellowship

Thu, 2014-06-19 14:19

This spring, BCL/LLB student Peter Grbac received an Arthur C. Helton Fellowship from the American Society of International Law (ASIL) to help support his 2014 summer internship in India.

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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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L’obligation de loyauté en droit privé québécois : son émergence, les obstacles à sa reconnaissance et ses manifestations en droit posé

Wed, 2014-07-23 12:30 - 13:30
Peel 3690 : Room 102, 3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

This summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is presenting its second series of Summer Seminars in which the whole McGill Law community is invited to take part. The main purpose of this series is to offer a forum to younger scholars to present their ideas and to engage with those of others in an informal setting.

This Summer Seminar will be given by Caroline Le Breton-Prévost, LLM candidate at McGill Law.

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A Better Understanding of Dual Ownership of Trust Property and Its Introduction in China through Comparative Studies

Mon, 2014-07-14 12:30 - 13:30
Peel 3690 : Room 102, 3690 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

This summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is presenting its second series of Summer Seminars in which the whole McGill Law community is invited to take part. The main purpose of this series is to offer a forum to younger scholars to present their ideas and to engage with those of others in an informal setting.

This Summer Seminar will be given by Ruiqiao Zhang, DCL candidate at McGill Law.

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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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Student Ngozi Okidegbe to present at International AIDS Conference in Australia

Mon, 2014-06-09 10:22

Third year Law student Ngozi Okidegbe has been selected to present her paper, "Litigating HIV-related discrimination in Nigeria: implications of Georgina Ahamefule v. Imperial Medical Centre and Dr. Molokwu," – written under the supervision of Professor Vrinda Narain – at the 20th International AIDS Conference, which will take place July 20-25, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia.

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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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Faces of Change: Class of 2014 takes a crowdfunding approach for its class gift

Mon, 2014-05-26 15:20

The BCL/LLB graduating class is setting out to change the face of the Faculty, with a crowdfunded class gift aimed at expanding the Faculty’s photo collection.

“Students today are pursuing a hugely diverse range of careers after exiting the McGill gates,” the project page explains. “We believe they present a wonderful opportunity to broaden this collection and to allow the enormously varied careers of our alums to shine.”

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Ten McGill Law students head to Shantou University thanks to Li Ka Shing Foundation

Fri, 2014-05-09 12:35

Thanks to a generous donation from the Li Ka Shing Foundation (Canada) to McGill University, ten students from McGill’s Faculty of Law and ten students in Shantou University’s Law School (Guangdong Province, China), will be doing a summer law program together from May 19 to 30. The program, which alternates between Montreal and Shantou, will take place in China this year.

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Student Andrea Buitrago Carranza to participate at next U21 Undergrad conference

Fri, 2014-05-09 10:30

Second-year law student Andrea Buitrago Carranza has been selected to participate in the 2014 Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), which will be hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, July 7 to 11. This year, the conference theme is Food Safety: From Farm to Table.

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