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Open-Access Publication of “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate”

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Sébastien Jodoin has just published “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate: REDD+ and Indigenous and Community Rights in Indonesia and Tanzania” with Cambridge University Press.

Published: 26 Oct 2017

Call for applications: 2018 International Clerkships Program

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for:

a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)

All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.

Published: 25 Oct 2017

Arnold & Blema Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships in International Migration Law & Policy

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year.

​Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59 EST.

Published: 16 Oct 2017

Call for Submissions: Disability and Human Rights Series

The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to submit.

The ‘Disability and Human Rights’ series welcomes articles, commentaries, podcasts, artwork, photography and other forms of writings and media that deal with the subject of disability.

Published: 16 Oct 2017

BLG student research conference

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this fall or coming winter? Or did you write one in the summer term just past?

Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted at the Faculty of Law next spring, by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law.

Published: 16 Oct 2017

Professors Andrea Bjorklund and Kun Fan named Norton Rose Faculty Scholars in Arbitration & Commercial Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, and Professor Kun Fan have been appointed Norton Rose Faculty Scholars in Arbitration and Commercial Law, for a three-year term....

Published: 10 Oct 2017

McGill Law ranked 13th worldwide

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the world’s top universities to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE). A ranking by subject released on October 4, 2017, declared McGill the 13th best school to study law worldwide.

Published: 4 Oct 2017

Our Newest Staff Members

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome three new colleagues to its administrative team.

Published: 4 Oct 2017

Stephen Smith Named New Zealand Law Foundation Distinguished Fellow of 2017

The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates Professor Stephen Smith, who recently returned from a five-week stay in New Zealand as the NZ Law Foundation Distinguished Fellow of 2017. This prestigious fellowship is granted to one eminent international legal scholar each year....

Published: 3 Oct 2017

Call for contributions: Law & Society Workshop Series, Winter 2018

The McGill Law & Society Workshop Series invites scholars, graduate students and postdocs in law, the social sciences, and the humanities to present works-in-progress broadly falling within the field of law and society.

Published: 20 Sep 2017

Brian F. Havel takes the helm at the IASL

The Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air & Space Law (IASL) are pleased to announce that, following his appointment in December 2016, Professor Brian F. Havel has joined the Faculty and officially taken over as the 13th Director of the IASL as of August 1st.

Published: 13 Sep 2017

Allison Christians promoted to the rank of Full Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Allison Christians has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective September 1.

Professor Christians, who was recently renewed as H. Heward Stikeman Chair of Tax Law, coincidentally began her term as Associate Dean (Research) at the Faculty on the very same date for a three-year mandate.

Published: 7 Sep 2017

François Crépeau appointed International Francqui Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau has been appointed International Francqui Professor Chair in Social Sciences for the year 2017-2018....

Published: 31 Aug 2017

Professors Fabien Gélinas and René Provost to receive Advocatus Emeritus distinction

Last Thursday, the Barreau du Québec announced the names of the lawyers who will received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2017. The Faculty of Law is happy to report that several of them are members of the McGill Law community.

Published: 7 Aug 2017

Alana Klein and Vincent Forray promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana Klein and Vincent Forray have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective June 1.

Alana Klein teaches and researches in health law, criminal law, and human rights. She is a co-convenor of the McGill Research Group on Health and Law.

Published: 5 Jun 2017