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Martti Koskenniemi to receive LL.D. at upcoming Law spring convocation ceremony

McGill University has announced the 16 recipients of honorary doctorates for the upcoming spring convocation. Among them is Professor Martti Koskenniemi, who will be awarded the LL.D. distinction during the Faculty of Law’s convocation ceremony on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 2 pm.

Published: 27Apr2015

Inside and Out: Probing the Boundaries of Law - Graduate Law Student Conference

29May2015
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30May2015
Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Graduate Law Student Association invites you to the McGill 2015 Graduate Conference in Law.

Students group wins Catalyst Award for Myko Social Score app

A group of McGill students and alums who worked on the Myko Social Score app have received the 2015 Catalyst Award for Excellence in Applied Student Research.

The Award is sponsored by the McGill Office of Sustainability and is decided by a distinguished jury. DCL candidate Juan Pinto, undergrad law student Etienne Ravilet Guzman, as well as alumni Carolina Cruz-Vinaccia (LLM’11) and Guillaume Béal (LLM’14), were among the members of the multidisciplinary team that received the group award.

Published: 22Apr2015

Exhibition: Annie MacDonald Langstaff

21Apr201515:15
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31Aug201517:00
Gelber Law Library 3660 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Annie Langstaff, née MacDonald, was a feminist, a legal author, aviatrix, and the first woman graduate in law in Québec (first-class honours, 1914), who became known because of her litigation against the Québec Bar, where she was denied acce

CMLA William Tetley Memorial Symposium

19Jun201508:30
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16:30
Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Canadian Maritime Law Association (CMLA) is pleased to invite you to attend a one-day legal symposium to celebrate the contribution of the late Professor

Kirsten Anker awarded inaugural Buxbaum Prize

The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law has selected Professor Kirsten Anker as the inaugural recipient of the Richard M. Buxbaum Prize for Teaching in Comparative Law.

 In their nomination, the YCC praised Professor Anker for her “rich and creative efforts in the teaching of indigenous law, including her successful field course”. They also recognized “the wide scope of [her] teaching interests”, her "rigorous approach to comparative law and legal pluralism" and the interdisciplinary approach of her courses.

Published: 31Mar2015

Access to Nahum Gelber Law Library during exam period / Accès à la Bibliothèque de droit Nahum Gelber pendant la période des examens

Access to Nahum Gelber Law Library during exam period
Tuesday, April 7 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015

From Tuesday, April 7 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the main floor and second floor of the Nahum Gelber Law Library will be open for study to all McGill students during opening hours. During this period, only McGill Law students will be able to access the third, fourth and fifth floors using their ID cards on the card readers installed in both elevators and in access points. 

Published: 27Mar2015

Jaye Ellis Appointed Acting Director of School of Environment

Professor Jaye Ellis has been appointed Acting Director of the McGill School of Environment (MSE) for a one-year term beginning in September 2015.

Professor Ellis, who holds a joint appointment with the MSE, teaches and conducts research in the fields of international environmental law, public international law, international legal theory and international relations. Previously, she was Associate Dean (Academic) at the Faculty from 2011 to 2014.

Published: 24Mar2015

Frédéric Mégret Named William Dawson Scholar

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Frédéric Mégret has been named a William Dawson Scholar at McGill University.

McGill’s William Dawson Scholar program recognizes scholars poised to become leaders in their fields and are awarded for a five-year term.

As Dean Daniel Jutras said when he shared the news, “this honour underscores the depth and the quality of Frédéric Mégret’s exceptional scientific work.”

Published: 24Mar2015

Fourth Worldwide Congress of the WSMJJ: “The Scholar, Teacher, Judge, and Jurist in a Mixed Jurisdiction”

24Jun2015
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26Jun2015

The World Society of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists is pleased to announce a Fourth Worldwide Congress to be held at McGill University. The theme of the Congress will be “The Scholar, Teacher, Judge and Jurist in a Mixed Jurisdiction.”

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