The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Rebel Courts: The Administration of Justice by Armed Insurgents (Oxford University Press, 2021), by Professor René Provost, F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has received the 2022 ICON-S Book Prize. Awarded by the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), this annual prize honours the best new publication in public law, construed broadly.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund and Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad. E., have been named Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholars in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau, O.C., O.Q., F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has been appointed officer of the Ordre national du Québec. He will be handed his medal by Premier François Legault during a ceremony at the National Assembly on 22 June.
The McGill University Faculty of Law and the LGBT Purge Fund are pleased to announce the creation of an experiential learning award and a research fellowship for law students. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the LGBT Purge Fund, both initiatives will promote student engagement towards 2SLGBTQ+ justice.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse will be promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 June 2022.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Johanne Poirier has received the 2022 John W. Durnford Award for Teaching Excellence. Named in honour of the late professor and former dean John W. Durnford (BCL'52), and conferred by students, this award each year recognizes a law professor’s exceptional pedagogy. Professor Poirier received the award during the Law Convocation ceremony on 26 May 2022 for the second time, having won it in 2019.
On 26 May, James (Sa’ke’j) Youngblood Henderson, F.R.S.C., will receive a Doctor of Laws (LLD), honoris causa, from McGill University, and give the commencement address at the 2022 Law Spring convocation ceremony.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Tina Piper has been appointed associate dean (academic) and that Professor Darren Rosenblum has been appointed associate dean (graduate studies).
They will begin two-year terms on 1 September 2022 and 1 August 2022, respectively. They are replacing Professor Rosalie Jukier and Professor Andrea Bjorklund, who will have completed three years in these roles.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce four appointments for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Professor Jennifer Raso will join the Faculty of Law as assistant professor on 1 August 2022. Konstanze von Schütz will begin as Wainwright Junior Fellow on 1 January 2023. Jérémy Boulanger-Bonnelly will begin as Boulton Junior Fellow on 1 January 2023. Both fellows will become assistant professors on 1 August 2023.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Staci Angelis has been promoted to the role of manager, Career Development Office (CDO). Her first day in the role was 11 April 2022.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it was once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject in Law and Legal Studies placed McGill Law 31st worldwide.
Andrea Bjorklund appointed to Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund has joined the panel of arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) for a six-year term. She was appointed by Canada’s Ministry of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development.
With sincere gratitude, the Faculty of Law is bidding farewell to Mtre Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., who is retiring from his role as Wainwright librarian and head law librarian. His last day will be 14 April 2022.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been reappointed as holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism for a seven-year term, beginning on August 1, 2022.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Mtre Vanessa Batik to its administrative team. She will take on the role of assistant dean (administration and strategy) on March 21, 2022.