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Join us for the Scholars at Risk Network 2016 World Congress, which takes place this year at McGill University's Faculty of Law.

Call for applications: student research summer seminars at the Crépeau Centre

Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote the legal research of students from McGill and elsewhere. Attendance is open to all.

Progression of the series:

Published: 15Mar2016

2016 IIC Law Student Writing Awards contest

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC) is proud to announce that the 2016 Law Student Writing Awards program is now open. This is the 12th year of the award program, which seeks to engage and generate interest among undergraduate law students in the practice of corporate insolvency and restructuring through the research and development of papers. Students have the opportunity to submit their proposals for reform to the business and legal community of which they are about to enter.

Published: 2Mar2016

Professor Ram Jakhu appointed Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu has been appointed Director of the Research Center and the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), for a one-year term that will begin on June 1, 2016, when the outgoing director, Professor Paul S. Dempsey, will be stepping down.

Published: 5Feb2016

Daniel Jutras named to the Senate Appointments Advisory Board

Dean Daniel Jutras has been named a federal member of the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Democratic Institutions.

Dean of the Faculty of Law since 2009 and a graduate of Harvard Law School, and of Université de Montréal, Professor Jutras currently holds the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law at McGill University.

Published: 21Jan2016

Essay Contest: Nappert Prize in International Arbitration

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously sucessful inaugurual competition in 2014.

Published: 14Jan2016

Jennifer Stoddart made Officer of the Order of Canada

The Faculty of Law is delighted to report that Ms. Jennifer Stoddart, BCL’80, was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada in December 2015, “for her international leadership in privacy rights and for her exemplary public service as the privacy commissioner of Canada.”

Published: 13Jan2016

Call for applications: 2016-2017 Arsenault postdoctoral fellowships at the IASL

As in the previous five years, the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) of the Faculty of Law at McGill University intends to appoint one or two Postdoctoral Research Fellow(s) during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Deadline to apply: 31 January 2016.

Published: 14Dec2015

Call for Papers: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law

The Institute of Air and Space Law of McGill University wishes to invite submissions for its 4th Manfred Lachs International Conference on Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law, which will take place on May 27-28, 2016.

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2016

Download our Call for Papers for the themes, procedure and complete list of deadlines [.docx].

Published: 10Dec2015