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De Mestral named Senior Fellow at CIGI

On December 10, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), located in Waterloo, Ontario, announced the appointment of Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral as Senior Fellow with the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective immediately.

Published: 19Dec2014

It's the Season: 48 Hours of Giving!

It’s the season for giving!

We often celebrate the holidays by giving back to the people and organizations that matter to us. Please help us celebrate 48 Hours of Giving at McGill’s Faculty of Law by supporting the Faculty’s Development Fund—the only flexible funding available to the Dean in order to meet the greatest needs of the Faculty.

This year, for the first time, you can support the Fund, generally, or choose to support one of the following themes (within the Fund):

Published: 18Dec2014

Selflessness and the Administration of the Property of Another: The evolution from bienfaisance to economic interest as the basis for fiduciary duties in Quebec

30Jan201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Civil law workshop with Troy McEachren, Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP, whose presentation is titled Selflessness and the Administration of the Property of Another: The evolution from bienfaisance to economic in

Call for Papers: 3rd Manfred Lachs International Conference on NewSpace Commercialization and the Law

3rd Manfred Lachs International Conference on NewSpace Commercialization and the Law

Organized by the Institute of Air and Space Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Venue:  Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization

When: 16 and 17 March 2015

Call for papers

Published: 11Dec2014

Human Rights, Democracy, and the Conception of Persons as Equals

13Feb201515:00
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Concordia University (SGW, downtown) 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Hall Buiding, Room H-1220, Hall Building, Room H-440, CA

Philosophy Lecture Series talk with Jiewuh Song, Post-doctoral Fellow, Yale University, organized by the McGill Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism, and the Department of Political Science of Concordia University.

DCL Thesis Defence: Alexandra Harrington

15Jan201515:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL candidate Alexandra Harrington will be defending her thesis, "Anomalies of Territory: Examining the Relationship between Territory, Sovereignty and Statehood," which was prepared under the supervision of Prof

Confronting a Human Rights Scourge: Canada and the Global Struggle against Torture

28Jan201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A talk by Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, who will discuss the critical issue of torture around the world.

Geneviève Saumier promoted to Full Professor

It is with great pleasure that the Faculty of Law announces that Geneviève Saumier was promoted to the rank of Full Professor on December 1st. When he shared the good news, Dean Daniel Jutras underscored how, "for nearly twenty years, Geneviève Saumier has outstandingly contributed to the intellectual and collegial life of both the Faculty and the University.

Published: 5Dec2014

Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference

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Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The McGill Law Journal invites scholars, students, lawyers and the general public to its 2015 symposium on “Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference”.

Cristina Birks and Ma’n H. Zawati named YBAM Lawyers of the Year

The Young Bar Association of Montreal (YBAM) unveiled the seven "YBAM Lawyers of 2014" at its 8th Annual Leaders of Tomorrow Gala, which was held last Friday.

The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that among them are Cristina Birks (BCL / LLB'07) of Borden Ladner Gervais, in the Civil and Commercial Litigation category, and Ma'n H. Zawati, a DCL candidate at McGill, in the Alternative Career category.

Published: 3Dec2014

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