With deep sadness and gratitude, we bid farewell to a wonderful, original, caring and passionate human being and scholar, a model for us all, and express our deep condolences to all have been touched by this great man.Roderick A. Macdonald (1948-2014)
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.Read the announcement
L to R: Rodney Birrell, Jeremy Webber, Joanna Baron, Sylvia Litvack, Dean Daniel Jutras, François Tanguay-Renault, Paul Matrosov & Nathalie Laniado Goldin were among the members of the McGill Law community at the Canadian High Commission.
On March 26, the Faculty had its annual Student Achievement and Donor Support Awards Reception, where alumni and friends meet Law students who have received awards and scholarships.See the album on the Faculty's Facebook page
This month, new books by Victor Muñiz-Fraticelli & Tina Piper; Allison Christians talks about legal research in the era of social media; Lionel Smith receives a Killam Fellowship; the Kazemi case gathers many grads at the SCC; and a look at the 2014 Moots.Read Focus online!
The Faculty of Law was honoured to host Mustapha Ben Jaâfar, president of Tunisia's national assembly in the presence of Sébastien Beaulieu, Canada's ambassor to Tunisia, and Riadh Essid, Tunisia's ambassor to Canada, for a well-attended conference.View our Facebook album
Michelle Ratpan is a litigation specialist at the World Bank who investigates allegations of fraud and corruption; we share photos from the Macdonald Symposium; Éloïse Gagné talks about her "CEO for a day" experience at Hydro Quebec; and more!Read Focus online
Nafay Choudhury talks about teaching comparative law in Afghanistan, two alums are named to the Order of Canada, Angela Campbell publishes a book, Semahagn Abebe is our newest O'Brien Fellow in Residence & Nicolas Matte celebrated his 100th birthday!Read Focus online
For our last edition of the year, a chat with Ron Niezen, inaugural holder of the Pearson Chair, the LICM's 40th anniversary conference, how our grads are taking over HRW, a Homecoming album, some student events, and the Macnaugton Lecture by Maina Kiai.Read Focus online
This month, an interview with Fortier Chair Andrea Bjorklund, a successful annual DCL retreat, six professors received SSHRC funding for their research, an overview of recent activities at the Faculty, and an important survey.Read the latest edition