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McGill Reporter: Entre Nous with François Crépeau

McGill welcomes François Crépeau, a leading expert on international human rights, refugee law and globalization, as the first Hans and Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law.

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Published on : 23 Jan 2009

McGill Reporter: McGill welcomes François Crépeau

Expert in human rights becomes first Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law By Pascal Zamprelli.

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Published on : 05 Jan 2009

The Reporter: Payam Akhavan: Seeking justice for Georgia

McGill professor takes on the Russian giant. By Pascal Zamprelli, in The McGill Reporter.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2008

Aisenstadt Foundation: From Mathematics to Human Rights

In Zürich, mathematician André Aisenstadtstudied under Schrödinger and befriended Einstein. Then in 1939 he moved to Montreal where he quickly became a community leader and patron. Following in his tradition, the Nussia & André Aisenstadt Foundation gave $125,000 to the Faculty of Law to support human rights research.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2008

The new Public Interest Career Guide - Come get your copy!

The CDO is thrilled to announce that the new Public Interest Career Guide has been published and is available (NCDH 416).

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Published on : 04 Nov 2008

McGill students Elizabeth Sully and Mae J. Nam honoured by Forces AVENIR 2008

Two McGill students were honoured in the category “Personnalité 1er cycle” (“undergraduate personality”) at the annual Gala Forces AVENIR held last night in Montreal.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

Centre for Human Rights to submit amicus curia brief in Kaing Guek Eav case

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) has been invited by the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) to submit an amicus curiae brief to the Court in the case of Kaing Guek Eav alias "Duch", accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes as a leader of the Khmer Rouge.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2008

McGill Professor to represent Georgia at International Court of Justice

McGill professor to represent Georgia at the International Court of Justice

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Published on : 18 Aug 2008

Geneviève R. Painter appointed interim director of the CHRLP

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is delighted to announce that Ms Genevieve Painter has been appointed Executive Director of the Centre, effective August 11, 2008.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2008

Andrée Boisselle, BCL/LLB’99, a 2008 Trudeau Scholar

Andrée Boisselle, who currently is doing a Ph.D. in Law at the University of Victoria, has received a Trudeau Scholarship as she studies indigenous legal traditions for her thesis, "Making Room for Indigenous Law in Canada: Towards a Reconception of Western Legal Theory".

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Published on : 27 Jun 2008

Welcome to our newest colleagues in Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana Klein and Vrinda Narain have been appointed assistant professors, while Adrian Popovici and Anicée Van Engeland have respectively been named Wainwright Senior Fellow and Boulton Junior Fellow.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2008

International Judicial Clerkships Program

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill's Faculty of Law is now accepting applications for three international judicial internships. The selected interns will be placed at:

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Published on : 17 Jun 2008

Law students Kristin McHale and Sam Walker win AUCC awards

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that students Samuel Walker (BCL/LLB ’09) and Kristin McHale (BCL/LLB ’09) are recipients of the 2008 Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) “Students for Development” Award.

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Published on : 05 May 2008

Vincent-Joël Proulx, DCL candidate, to be the McGill law clerk at the International Court of Justice in 2008-2009

Vincent-Joël Proulx, DCL candidate, has been selected by the International Court of Justice to be the 2008-2009 McGill law clerk.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2008

A good time for 'athletic disobedience'

Frédéric Mégret, Canada Research chair in Human Rights and Legal Pluralism in the Faculty of Law at McGill says the ongoing repression of Tibet, and the recent targeting of prominent dissidents by the Chinese government, all require a rethink of what the rest of the world's attitude should be toward the Olympics.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2008