Following the Law Student Association elections held on March 23, current VP Athletics Kara Morris was elected President.
The Desautels Faculty of Management convocation will be on Monday, May 29, at 2 pm, on the lower campus, west of the Roddick Gates on Sherbrooke Street.
On March 29, Harold Épineuse, chargé de mission at the Institut des Hautes Études sur la Justice, gave a presentation entitled "Justice dans les banlieues : le modèle français est-il en crise?"
Following general acclaim, we reproduce here the hilarious lyrics by Francie Gow (with apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan), an oeuvre that was produced for Skit Nite 2006.
...to e-government summit in the UAE.
Justice Georgina Jackson, the most recent visitor to McGill in the judicial sabbaticant programme for federally appointed judges, has profoundly marked the intellectual life of the Faculty in her seven-month stay here.
We are happy to report that Faculty students landed eight of the 27 clerkship positions offered by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2007-08. Delphine Lourteau (Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin), Sylvia Rich and Jean-Michel Boudreau (Justice Ian Binnie), Véronique Roy (Justice Louis LeBel), Jason MacLean (Justice Marie Deschamps), Tam Boyar (Justice Morris Fish), Rohan Gulrajani (Justice Rosalie Abella) and Kelly Doctor (Justice Louise Charron) will be heading to Ottawa next year. Congratulations to all!
On Friday, April 7, in the Moot Court at the Faculty of Law, Payam Akhavan hosted a panel of survivors from the Holocaust, the 1975-79 Khmer Rouge genocide and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda who shared their experiences.
The Faculty would like to congratulate Michael Taylor, Susan Trepczynski and Andrew Williams of the Institute of Air and Space Law. On April 8, their team won the North American Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Competition, held in Washington, DC.
The 2005-06 Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot took place in Vienna from April 7-15. This year's team, comprising Bram Abramson, David Dubrovsky, Rajalakshmi (Shubha) Krishnan and Aleks Zivanovic, tied for 2nd place (with Ottawa) for best claimant's memorandum (out of nearly 160 teams) and received an honourable mention (i.e., in top 10%) for best respondent's memorandum. Aleks Zivanovic also received an honourable mention, missing the top mooting prize by the impossibly narrow margin of 0.5%. The team was advised by Kate Taylor (Oslers), Catherine Walsh and Frédéric Bachand. Oslers, Ogilvy Renault, Fasken Martineau, and Davies helped during practice arguments.