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Robert Leckey named Dean of the Faculty of Law

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Robert Leckey as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, starting July 1, 2016.  

Professor Leckey joined the Faculty of Law in 2006, and is currently a full professor and a William Dawson Scholar. He does research and teaches in the areas of constitutional law and family law, using a bilingual and transsystemic approach. He has received the McGill Law Students’ Association’s John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2010).

Published: 22Apr2016

Professors Gélinas, Saumier and Leckey named to Faculty Chairs

We are thrilled to announce the appointments of three colleagues to named chairs in the Faculty of Law.

  • Fabien Gélinas has been named Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, for a seven-year term commencing May 1, 2016. Fabien Gélinas, who leads the Private Justice and the Rule of Law research team, specialises in international dispute resolution and arbitration.
Published: 21Apr2016

Retirement of our colleagues Paul Dempsey and Margaret Somerville

After many years of extraordinary service and scholarly commitment to McGill University, our colleagues Paul S. Dempsey and Margaret A. Somerville will be retiring respectively on June 1, 2016, and August 31, 2016. 

Published: 21Apr2016

Nicolas Mateesco Matte (1913-2016)

It is with regret that the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air and Space Law must announce the passing of Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte, OC, QC, FRSC, CR, SRC, on April 13, 2016, at the age of 102. Throughout his distinguished academic career, Nicolas Mateesco Matte contributed to the development and better knowledge of international air and space law.

Published: 19Apr2016

Comment s'écrit la doctrine juridique? Regard sur les lettres de François Gény à Raymond Saleilles (1892-1912)

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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, with the support of the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, is pleased to welcome Professor

La réforme du droit français des contrats: orientations générales et textes emblématiques

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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, with the support of the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, is pleased to welcome Professor

Towards a Federal Settlement of the Cyprus Problem

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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism welcome Aristoteles Constantinides, Law Department of the University of Cyprus.

A Global Battlefield? The Regulation of Multi-Territorial Conflicts against Armed Groups

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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a talk by Professor Noam Lubell.

Le fédéralisme est-il un modèle viable de gouvernance autochtone ?

6Apr201612:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Please join us for a conference by Professor Martin Papillon, Department of Political Science, Université de Montréal, organized by

Beyond Ghomeshi: Creating Ethical Practices in Criminal Sexual Assault Trials

29Mar201617:00
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

On March 24, 2016, the verdict of the highly publicized Jian Ghomeshi trial will be released.

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