Inst. of Comparative Law news
Assistant Professor Helge Dedek likes to examine the law from a comparative and historical perspective. He spoke to Focus online about some interesting ideas that arise when history, philosophy and law intersect.
The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law (QRCPCL) invites qualified candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position, with effect from August 2011.
At the 2010 Fall Convocation ceremony, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum awarded our colleague Manon Berthiaume the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff, in the Clerical category.
McGill's Faculty of Law and Vermont Law School are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary and comparative workshop on the challenges posed by sub-national, national, and international attempts to achieve environmental sustainability. The Conference will take place 10-12 June 2011. Deadline to submit abstracts: 25 January 2011.
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…
The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is breaking new ground with international research programs into legal education that integrates civil and common law, and the global expansion of trust law.
Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.
A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others. The Montreal Gazette interviewed Professor Lionel Smith on the event.
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.
The International Academy of Comparative Law has just announced that Professor Robert Leckey, BCL’02, LLB’02, is the recipient of the 2010 Canada Prize for his book, Contextual Subjects: Family, State and Relational Theory (University of Toronto Press, 2008).
The Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law is inviting proposals for papers to be presented at its conference 23-25 September 2010. Deadline: 15 April 2010.
The Faculty of Law at McGill University is pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Jutras has been named Dean of Law, effective immediately, for a six-year term ending in 2016.
On April 24, 2009, the Québec Society of Comparative Law (AQDC) held its annual symposium at McGill’s Faculty of Law. Part of the proceedings included announcing the winners of the AQDC’s 2008-2009 writing contest for undergraduate and graduate students, who this year turned to be two McGill Law students.