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Robert Leckey to head Paul-André Crépeau Centre

Tue, 2014-07-22 11:56
Robert Leckey

We are pleased to announce that Professor Robert Leckey has been appointed Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law, for a three-year term beginning August 1, 2014. 

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Centre invites applications to 4-month researcher position

Mon, 2014-07-21 11:38

Job Description

The researcher will perform different tasks and will participate in a number of projects, including:

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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

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:30 - 13:30

NEW LOCATION: The talk will take place at 2001 McGill College Avenue, suite 750, room 27.

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.

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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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