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Electoral Reform Symposium: Should We Change How We Vote? Evaluating Canada’s Electoral System

Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto, is organizing a two-day symposium on the subject of electoral reform.

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

Published: 16Aug2016

Geneviève Saumier named as co-rapporteur of a Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

In June 2016, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convened a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters.

The Hague Conference appointed Professor Geneviève Saumier as a Co-Rapporteur of this Special Commission. She is one of two people charged in preparing the Explanatory Report that will accompany the finalized Convention, and she will be present during Convention negotiation rounds.

Published: 25Jul2016

Open House 2016 - Faculty of Law

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

McGill’s Faculty of Law looks forward to welcoming prospective students and their families as part of the annual McGill Open House.

Prof. Ram Jakhu reappointed to Space Council of World Economic Forum

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu, currently serving as Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), has been reappointed, for a rare fourth consecutive term, to the Global Agenda Council on Space of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Published: 19Jul2016

Rosalie Jukier promoted to Full Professor

We are delighted to announce that Professor Rosalie Jukier has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor at McGill University.

Professor Jukier joined the Faculty of Law in 1985. For three decades, she has devoted her time to Faculty and University service, and inspired generations of students through her energetic, focused and brilliant teaching. Indeed, nearly half of Professor Jukier’s time at McGill has been spent in senior governance roles (three terms as Associate Dean, and one term as Dean of Students).

Published: 21Jun2016

Vrinda Narain appointed Associate Dean (Academic)

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Vrinda Narain has accepted the mandate of Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Law, for a three year term beginning September 1, 2016.

Professor Narain’s research and teaching focus on constitutional law, social diversity and feminist legal theory. She was a Boulton Fellow in 2007, before joining the Faculty of Law as an Assistant Professor in 2008.  

Published: 20Jun2016

Yaëll Emerich to head Crépeau Centre

The Faculty is pleased to annonce that Professor Yaëll Emerich has been appointed Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law. Her mandate begins on July 1, 2016.

Published: 13Jun2016

Kirsten Anker promoted to Associate Professor

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Kirsten Anker has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.

Published: 26May2016

McGill Library 2012 F.R. Scott lecture - A Fine Balance: When Art and Law Meet

Arts Building 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Glenn D. Lowry
Director, Museum of Modern Art, New York City