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Poster Contest for Law Students to mark Crépeau Centre's 40th anniversary!

To encourage innovation and stimulate interest in research among law students at faculties of Quebec civil law, the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law is launching a student poster contest.

The contest is linked to the conference that will mark, on 12 February 2016, the Crépeau Centre’s 40th anniversary, during which poster submissions will be displayed and the  winners announced.

Published: 25 Nov 2015

Noted legal scholar Mark Walters appointed to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted and honoured to announce the appointment of noted legal scholar Mark Walters to the F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law. 

Published: 24 Nov 2015

Robert Leckey Promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Robert Leckey was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in November 2015.

Published: 17 Nov 2015

Alumna Jennifer Stoddart to receive honorary degree from McGill

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Jennifer Stoddart, BCL’80, former Privacy Commissioner of Canada, will receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa at the University’s fall convocation ceremonies on Tuesday, November 10, at Place des Arts.

Published: 28 Oct 2015

Two recent grads on the Quebec Bar’s Honour Roll of Excellence

The Faculty of Law of McGill University is pleased to announce that recent graduates Corina Manole (BCL/LLB'15) and Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre (BCL/LLB'14) finished first and second respectively among the École du Barreau du Québec’s 2014-2015 cohort. Having obtained the two highest scores among 1092 students, they were entered in the Quebec Bar’s Honour Roll of Excellence.

Published: 27 Oct 2015

Eight Faculty of Law alumni win in their ridings

In an election that captured the country’s attention, McGill’s Faculty of Law made its voice heard.

Over fifteen Law alumni ran in this election campaign and eight emerged victorious in their ridings last night, including Professor David Lametti, BCL’89, LLB’89 (LPC; LaSalle–Émard–Verdun, QC).

Published: 20 Oct 2015

Professor René Provost receives research fellowship from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor René Provost has been awarded a research fellowship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This prestigious prize, which is valued at $225,000, recognizes public intellectuals in the humanities and social sciences who venture beyond the boundaries of their disciplines to find new solutions to complex issues of major importance to Canadians....

Published: 17 Sep 2015

Lara Khoury appointed Associate Dean (Research)

We are proud to announce that Professor Lara Khoury has been named as the Faculty’s Associate Dean (Research) starting September 1st, 2015.

Published: 14 Sep 2015

Adelle Blackett promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in August 2015.

Published: 1 Sep 2015

François Crépeau takes up directorship of Centre for Human Rights

This August, Professor François Crépeau took over the mandate of Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) from Professor Colleen Sheppard.

Published: 31 Aug 2015

Richard Gold appointed Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)

We are pleased to announce that Professor Richard Gold has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) for a three-year term which started on September 1st, 2015.

Published: 31 Aug 2015

Shauna Van Praagh and David Lametti promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors Shauna Van Praagh (on left) and David Lametti (on right) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on August 1, 2015.

Published: 28 Jul 2015

Professor Frédéric Bachand receives Advocatus Emeritus title

The Barreau du Québec recently announced the names of the lawyers who have received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title this year. We are happy to report several of them are members of the McGill Law community.

Published: 21 Jul 2015

Professor Angela Campbell appointed Associate Provost of McGill

Professor Angela Campbell was recently appointed Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity) (APPPE). She will step into the role on September 1. The APPPE is one of two Associate Provosts assisting Provost Christopher Manfredi in top-level academic governance at McGill.

Published: 21 Jul 2015