We are pleased to announce that Professor Hoi Kong has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Academic) for a two-year term starting September 1st, 2014.
As Dean Daniel Jutras indicated, “Hoi has agreed to take on this important task as we begin a most important stage in our undergraduate program review and overhaul. Hoi’s commitment to our students is undeniable (as attested by the John W. Durnford Award he received last year), and his creativity and rigor in thinking about pedagogy and curriculum will be precious over the course of the next two years.”
Professor Andrea Bjorkland, the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, was delighted to receive more than 80 submissions from scholars and junior practitioners affiliated with more than 50 institutions for the 2014 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. Authors hailed from around the world, with every continent save Antarctica represented.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual Property, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the Environment
The Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy welcomes Dr Matthew Rimmer (Australian National University College of Law) for the first of its CIPP Speaker’s Series 2014-2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a highly secretive and expansive free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and eleven Pacific Rim countries, including Australia and Canada.
Celebrate the launch of Homecoming 2014 festivities with a coffeehouse reception hosted by Dean Daniel Jutras! Come meet our current students and reminisce with your own memories of Coffeehouse.
Free, but kindly RSVP to Alumnioffice [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca to help us with planning.
For information, contact the Law Faculty’s Alumni Relations office at 514-398-7934.
DCL candidate Richard Lehun will be defending his thesis, "The Emancipatory Justice Claim", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Richard Janda.
An intensive, interdisciplinary and interactive program designed for lawyers and other professionals in the defence services, international relations, government, international organizations, law firms, consulting firms and industry interested in studying space law from a strategic perspective.
Deadline to apply: 15 September 2014. Fee: 500$.
We are pleased to announce that Professor Robert Leckey has been appointed Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Center for Private and Comparative Law, for a three-year term beginning August 1, 2014.
It is with sadness that the Faculty announces the death of Professor William Tetley, C.M., Q.C., LL.L., who passed away, surrounded by his family, on July 1, 2014.
A world-renowned expert in maritime law, Professor Tetley led an extremely full life.
Congratulations to four faculty members who were announced as recipients of the Advocatus Emeritus title for 2014:
- Professor Adelle Blackett (also recipient of the Mérite Christine-Tourigny for 2014)
- Professor François Crépeau
- Dean and Professor Daniel Jutras
- The honorable Marie Deschamps (adjunct professor)
The Faculty extends its congratulations to the following alumni who were also awarded the distinction for 2014:
This spring, BCL/LLB student Peter Grbac received an Arthur C. Helton Fellowship from the American Society of International Law (ASIL) to help support his 2014 summer internship in India.