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Law Admission Workshop for Re-Applicants to the BCL/LLB program

16 Sep 2014 16:30

This workshop is organized by the Faculty of Law's Admission Office for candidates who wish to reapply for admission to the BCL/LLB program.

Have you applied for admission to the McGill Faculty of Law, been refused, and now wish to reapply? This workshop is designed for you. The Assistant Dean of Admissions & Recruitment will guide you through:

After Atrocity: Optimizing UN Action toward Accountability for Human Rights Abuses

17 Sep 2014 17:30

Join us for the 2014 John P. Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights, which, this year, will be given by Steven Ratner, Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.

Constitutional Processes for Severely Divided Societies

19 Sep 2014 13:00

A Legal Theory Workshop with Professor Donald Horowitz, the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, who has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.

Federalism for Severely Divided Societies: Possibilities and Pathologies

19 Sep 2014 16:30

Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy.

He is the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, and has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.

DCL Thesis Defence: Diane Howard

21 Sep 2014 15:00

DCL candidate Diane Howard will be defending her thesis, "The emergence of an effective national and international spaceport regime of law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Armand de Mestral.

McGill Law at LSAC forum in Toronto

22 Sep 2014 13:00

Any prospective law school applicant in the Greater Toronto Area is welcome to visit us at the Law School Admission Council Canadian Forum.

The McGill Law Assistant Dean of Admissions & Recruitment and an Admissions Officer will be present to talk about the program and answer your questions.

To register, www.lsac.org/jd/choosing-a-law-school/law-school-recruitment-forums#Toronto

Inclusive Education: Implementing the CRPD in Canada and the Global South

22 Sep 2014 13:00

2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar with guests Charles Ngwena (O’Brien Fellow in Residence), Futsum Abbay (Research Associate, CHRLP), Roberta Thomson (Accessible and Inclusive Education Course Instructor, UDL Faculty Toolkit Project Coordinator).

Legal Education: The "Book to Come" in the Faculties of Law

26 Sep 2014 09:00
27 Sep 2014 15:30

This transatlantic seminar seeks to start a reflection on books in the context of the study and learning of law. The starting point of this discussion is the idea that a book is a composition that seeks to gather its subject into an intelligible whole, which seems out of step with contemporary modes of writing the law. These modes sometimes seem more appropriate to the complexity of the legal phenomenon as it appears to lawyers and the public.

The Colour of Feminist Legal Scholarship

26 Sep 2014 13:00

Join us for a Margot Halpenny Lecture, part of the Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshops series, with Professor Rakhi Ruparelia, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.

Les perspectives françaises sur le contrôle de la sentence internationale ou étrangère

29 Sep 2014 17:30

This year, Dominique Hascher, Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of France and Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, will deliver the John E.C. Brierley Memorial Lecture.

This lecture on arbitration commemorates the life and work of John E.C. Brierley, who was Professor and Dean of Law at McGill. He was a prominent figure in the discipline of comparative law internationally and the leading Canadian expert on arbitration.

Law school and diversity: admissions information session

30 Sep 2014 12:30

Diversity and excellence are essential to the McGill Faculty of Law. Indeed, our Faculty’s excellence is based on its diversity.

As in past years, the Faculty of Law Admissions Office, the McGill Black Law Students Association (BLSAM), and other student clubs are pleased to invite students of colour and students from marginalized backgrounds to an event designed specifically for them.

Whether you are in university, CEGEP or high school, we invite those who are interested in applying to law school and those who have never even considered the possibility of doing so.

Tsilhqot’in: The Future of Aboriginal Title

30 Sep 2014 17:30

A panel discussion with representatives from the Lubicon Cree and the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, along with an Aboriginal law practitioner, on the impacts of the recent SCC decision declaring Aboriginal title for the Tsilhqot'in Nation (Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44).

Information session - Human Rights Internship Program

1 Oct 2014 13:00

The International Human Rights Internship Program (IHRIP) is aimed at providing students with an opportunity to apply their legal education in a concrete setting and further develop a demonstrated interest and commitment to the defence of fundamental human rights.

Come talk to past interns and learn about the application and program requirements of the IHRIP for Summer 2015.

IHRIP's Executive Director and internship student coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

McGill Law Admissions visit Concordia

2 Oct 2014 09:30

The McGill Law Admissions team will be participating in Concordia University’s “Applying to Law School” workshop.

Interested Concordia students should register through Concordia's Counselling and Development Office.


March of the Umbrellas - Centraide Campaign Launch

2 Oct 2014 11:30

Launch of Campaign 2014 and announcement of the financial goal:

For more than 20 years, Centraide has marked the launch of its annual fundraising campaign with a joyous public march through downtown Montreal. Please save the date, October 2, 2014, for Centraide’s March of 1,000 Umbrellas in your agenda.