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Ram Jakhu honoured for his work by International Academy of Astronautics

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) awarded Professor Ram Jakhu the 2011 Social Sciences Book Award for his book National Regulation of Space Activities (Springer, 2010) during a gala dinner in Cape Town, South Africa, on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2011

A retrospective at 30,000 feet: the Boeing Initiative in Air and Space Law

As the Boeing Initiative in Air and Space Law prepares to wrap up its five-year program in 2012, the Faculty of Law's Focus online magazine looks back at the outreach and accomplishments made possible by the gift.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2011

Ivan A. Vlasic (1926-2011)

The Faculty of Law mourns Professor Emeritus Ivan A. Vlasic, LLM’55, who passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. He was 84. The McGill University Flag will be lowered, on April 27, in his memory.

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Published on : 21 Apr 2011

Catherine Doldirina elected as the new Co-Chair of Space Generation

DCL candidate Catherine Doldirina was recently elected to co-chair the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) for a two-year term.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2011

Call for applications: postdoctoral fellowship(s) at the IASL

The Institute of Air and Space Law invites applications for one or two 1-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, which will start August 2011. Deadline to apply: 15 April 2011.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2011

McGill team wins Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot

Congratulations to the McGill Moot Team for taking first place in the 2011 Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court Competition in Dubai, UAE. The team consisted of the following Institute of Air & Space Law students: Auguste Hocking (Australia), Joseph Wheeler (Australia) and Mithun Pemmaiah (India); our Doctoral candidate, Paul FitzGerald (Canada), coached the team.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2011

IASL student Joseph C. Wheeler receives Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Scholarship

Joseph C. Wheeler, an Australian lawyer who received his Certificate in Air & Space Law from McGill's Faculty of Law this winter, was the first lawyer to receive a Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Scholarship in November 2010. The IASL congratulates him for this distinction.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2011

inFocus online: Retreat enhances doctoral student experience

Like so many conversations among students, the one that opened the second annual DCL student retreat at Thomson House in mid-October eventually made its way to the subject of Facebook. And like so many conversations about Facebook among individuals who also teach…

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Published on : 04 Nov 2010

Sylvia Ospina, LLM'88, awarded IISL'S Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Sylvia Ospina, LLM'88, (Colombia, United States) was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. She is a graduate of McGill's Institute of Air & Space Law.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2010

Roderick Macdonald to receive honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

Professor Roderick Macdonald will be receiving an honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal during its fall convocation ceremony to be held on October 7, 2010.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte Recipient 2010 Edward Warner Award

The 39th Edward Warner Award, the highest honour in the world of civil aviation, was conferred by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte on September 30, 2010, in recognition of his eminent contribution to air and space law.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

Welcome to our newest colleagues in Law!

Several fellows, visiting professors, lecturers and sabbaticants have joined the Faculty of Law for 2010-2011.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

ICAO and McGill co-host Pre-Assembly Conference on Aviation Sustainability

On Sept. 26 and 27, McGill’s Institute of Air and Space Law and the International Civil Aviation Organization [ICAO] will co-host Air Transport: What Route to Sustainability?, an international conference that will bring together international experts from governments, specialized organisations, academia, law, finance, as well as the aviation industry.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2010

Rod Margo named ‘Global Aviation Lawyer of the Year 2010’

IASL Adjunct Professor Rod Margo, DCL’79, has been named ‘Global Aviation Lawyer of the Year 2010’ in the Who’s Who Legal Awards. Margo is a partner in the Los Angeles offices of Condon & Forsyth LLP.

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Published on : 30 Jun 2010

McGill places second in the first International Air Law Moot

The Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air & Space Law salute LLM candidates Ondrej Fabrici, Yue Huang and Robin Holman.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2010