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Law school and diversity: Admissions information session

7 Oct 2015 12:45

Diversity and excellence are essential to the McGill Faculty of Law. Indeed, our Faculty’s excellence is based on its diversity.

Every year, the Faculty of Law Admissions Office together with the Black Law Students’ Association of McGill (BLSAM) and other student clubs are pleased to host a law admissions information session dedicated to students from underrepresented groups. 


Intellectual Property Masterclass on European IP Law: « Heurs et Malheurs » de l’harmonisation

7 Oct 2015 16:00

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy of McGill University is organizing an IP Masterclass with Prof. Valérie-Laure Benabou, Prof. Mélanie Clément-Fontaine, and Prof....

McGill Law Admissions Plenary

8 Oct 2015 17:00

All prospective applicants to the BCL/LLB program at the Faculty of Law are invited to attend our admission plenary.

Come learn from the Acting Assistant Dean, Admissions and Recruitment about the faculty and program, our admission policy and process, important deadlines, etc. There will also be a Q&A, and Student Ambassadors present to discuss student life at the Faculty.


Human Rights Internships information session

9 Oct 2015 13:00

Administered by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP), the Human Rights Internships Program is a course that allows law students to earn six credits toward the completion of the BCL/LLB degree.

Each year, the Program interviews and selects law students for placements as interns with NGOS, courts, and public institutions for a period of 12 weeks over the summer.



12 Oct 2015

Thanksgiving Day (Canada). Classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed. 

Neoliberalism Contra Democracy: Ten Theses

13 Oct 2015 18:00

For its flagship event, the 2015 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture, Media@McGill is excited to announce the speaker as Professor Wendy Brown.


McGill Law at LSAC Forum in New York

16 Oct 2015
17 Oct 2015

16 Oct 2015, 12:00-17:00 17 Oct 2015, 11:00-16:00

McGill's Faculty of Law will be participating at the Law School Admission Council Recruitment Forum in New York City.

The Acting Assistant Dean, Admissions and Recruitment will be on site to provide information to prospective applicants currently in the United States about the possibility of studying law in Canada, and particularly at McGill. 


Law, Technology and Disruption (Pensée d'avance | Think Ahead series)

20 Oct 2015 18:00

Join us for the first talk of Faculty of Law's popular continuing legal education series.

We usually describe the relationship between law and technology by referring to « law lags ». Law is past-dependent and technology has no set agenda. The latter comes to impose de facto its law. So, does law really fail to meet technological advances?


McGill Law Admissions visit Concordia

21 Oct 2015 09:30

The McGill Law Admissions team will be participating in Concordia University’s “Applying to Law School” workshop.

Come meet us: interested Concordia students should register through Concordia's Counselling and Development Office.

A Conversation with Dennis Edney, lawyer for Omar Khadr

21 Oct 2015 13:00

Dennis Edney has spent more than a decade advocating on behalf of Omar Khadr — known as the youngest prisoner and last Western national to be incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay. Mr. Khadr, a 15-year-old Canadian citizen at the time of his capture in Afghanistan, also holds the dubious distinction of being the first person to be prosecuted by a military commission for purported war crimes he is claimed to have committed while still a child. 


Law Homecoming: Alumni Coffeehouse

22 Oct 2015 17:00

Celebrate the launch of Homecoming festivities at the Faculty’s weekly Coffeehouse. Come meet our current students, reminisce with your own memories of Coffeehouse with fellow alums, and click glasses with the Dean!

Free, but kindly RSVP before October 15 to Alumnioffice [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-7934 to help us with planning.

Dean’s Breakfast

23 Oct 2015 08:00
After a year under construction, Old Chancellor Day Hall is reopening, just in time for Homecoming.

Come visit our newly renovated home, enjoy breakfast with the Dean, and tour Old Chancellor Day Hall to see the improvements we've made.

Dean's Office, Old Chancellor Day Hall

No charge but registration IS REQUIRED.


The Syrian Crisis: Challenging Dominant Narratives

23 Oct 2015 13:00

As civil war continues to rage in Syria, civilian populations have been left without adequate protection and no safe escape from the violence. The brutality of this civil war has once again placed the UN system in crisis as the limits of international protection are brought into focus. While Russia, France, and the U.S....

Practices of Justices: Courts, Adjudication, and Native American Legal Traditions

23 Oct 2015 16:30

Judge Diane Humetewa will discuss the contrasts between practicing justice in the Hopi court and the US courts, and how Native American legal traditions are being included and embraced in the American legal system.


Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Provoking Changes

26 Oct 2015 18:30

The McGill Law Journal is proud to present its Annual Lecture, which will feature the Honourable Justice Suzanne Côté of the Supreme Court of Canada....