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William Tetley (1927 – 2014)

Thu, 2014-07-03 14:11
Professor William Tetley

It is with sadness that the Faculty announces the death of Professor William Tetley, C.M., Q.C., LL.L., who passed away, surrounded by his family, on July 1, 2014.

A world-renowned expert in maritime law, Professor Tetley led an extremely full life.

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McGill Law community members to receive Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2014

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:55

Congratulations to four faculty members who were announced as recipients of the Advocatus Emeritus title for 2014:

  • Professor Adelle Blackett (also recipient of the Mérite Christine-Tourigny for 2014)
  • Professor François Crépeau
  • Dean and Professor Daniel Jutras
  • The honorable Marie Deschamps (adjunct professor)

The Faculty extends its congratulations to the following alumni who were also awarded the distinction for 2014:

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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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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
Roderick Macdonald

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
Chancellor Day Hall : Room 316, 3644 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
Chancellor Day Hall : Room 316, 3644 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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Les bonnes mœurs englobées dans l’ordre public. Le chemin d’une clause générale

Wed, 2014-07-09 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Room 316, 3644 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 Giulia Terlizzi, Università degli Studi di Torino. The presentation will be in French.

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La pluralisation culturelle de la Charte canadienne

Thu, 2014-07-03 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Room 316, 3644 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.

The second Summer Seminar will be given by Ludovic Langlois-Thérien, BCL/LLB'12. The presentation will be in French.

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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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