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Michelle Lahey will head to Ottawa as a Jaimie Anderson intern this summer

Wed, 2014-04-09 14:33

Michelle Lahey (1L) is one of three Canadian students selected for a Jaimie Anderson internship in Ottawa this summer. Starting in May, Michelle will be working in the office of MP John Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest).

As Michelle tells it, “My passion is the Canadian political process, and I hope to work on the Hill in some capacity later in my career – I am absolutely delighted to be given this once in a lifetime opportunity!”

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New Appointments for Helena Lamed and Nandini Ramanujam

Tue, 2014-04-08 17:20

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Me Helena Lamed, Director of the Legal Methodology Program and Faculty Supervisor of the Legal Clinic Course, and Dr. Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director and Director of Programs of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, have been appointed to the rank of Associate Professor (Professional) in the Faculty of Law, effective April 1, 2014.

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Seven Clerks for Seven Judges

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:03

The Faculty warmly congratulates the seven Law students who have just been given the nod to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015-2016. They are:

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Call for papers: Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium

Tue, 2014-04-01 15:54

We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June, 2014.

The symposium will explore the fundamental connections between taxation and human rights by providing a forum for collaboration among emerging scholars, established academics, civil society organization representatives, tax justice advocacy groups, tax policy makers, and researchers from around th

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Allison Christians
Organization: Stikeman Chair in Tax Law
Office Phone: 514-398-1223
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Joseph Arvay receives 2014 Litvack Award

Mon, 2014-03-24 13:28

On March 18, 2014, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism of McGill University was pleased to award Joseph Arvay, QC, the Robert S. Litvack Award for his exceptional public interest work and outstanding lifetime achievement.

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Professor Lionel Smith Awarded 2014 Killam Fellowship

Thu, 2014-03-20 16:27

On March 18, 2014, the Arts Council of Canada announced the recipients of the 2014 Killam Fellowships. Among the five nominees is Professor Lionel Smith, director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law and a James McGill Professor at the Faculty of Law of McGill University.

Professor Lionel Smith's Killam award will allow him to carry out a two-year full-time research project entitled Conflicts of Interest and Fiduciary Obligations.

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Mediation at McGill Bolstered by Generous Donation

Tue, 2014-03-04 15:35

Mediation at McGill (mediationmcgill.org), a community mediation initiative run by law students, recently received a generous donation of $2,500 to support its activities. The gift was made by Me Eric Cadl, Me Douglas Mitchell (BCL’88, LLB’88), Me Odette Jobin-Laberge, the Hon. Louise Otis, and Me Sylvain Lussier, five Montreal practitioners who are among the authors of the book Recours et procédures en appel, which received the Walter Owen Prize.

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Good news from the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory

Thu, 2014-02-27 13:22

The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory (LLDRL) is delighted to share two pieces of good news with the community.

First, Armel Brice Adanhounme (on left), who was a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the LLDRL from 2011-2013, was recently hired as a professor of Industrial Relations in the Département des sciences de la gestion at l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. We wish him the greatest of success in his new endeavor.

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

Mon, 2012-09-24 17:30
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

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

The Friends of the McGill Library are hosting Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, in New York City, for a lecture examining several recent cases involving claims for restitution of works of art and the many social, political, and legal issues involved in determining their outcome.

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Research Group On Health and Law Student Travel Grant - Call For Applications

Mon, 2012-09-17 (All day)

The Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) invites applications for a $500.00 student travel grant. 

The RGHL is a research network that seeks to foster the sharing of scholarship and ideas among professors and students, and encourages collaborative work on health-related issues. The award must be used to support research travel and dissemination of research related to health law. 

Eligibility Requirements / Critères d'admissibilité

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