Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce six of its members are among the successful candidates in the recent elections of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). Professors Helge Dedek and Geneviève Saumier have been elected as titular members. Professors Allison Christians, Alicia Hinarejos and Marie Manikis, in addition to Me Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., have been elected as associate members.

Classified as: Stikeman Chair
Published on: 26 Jul 2021

On 14 July 2021, Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., F.R.S.C., BCL'94, LLB'94, was appointed chair of Canada’s new Employment Equity Act Review Task Force by Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi.

Classified as: LLDRL
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Published on: 14 Jul 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Honourable Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, has been nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Jamal will replace Justice Rosalie Abella, LLD’99, on her retirement on 1 July 2021.

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Published on: 17 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Helge Dedek has received the 2021 John W. Durnford Award for Teaching Excellence during the online Law Convocation ceremony on June 11, 2021. Professor Angela Campbell, associate provost (equity & academic Policies), presented him with the award.

Published on: 11 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Fabien Gélinas has received the 2021 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching, which was presented to him by Professor Andrea Bjorklund, associate dean (graduate studies) during the Faculty of Law's Spring Convocation ceremonies on 11 June 2021.

Classified as: Fortier Chair
Published on: 11 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two alumni, Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre, BCL/LLB'14, and Raphaël Grenier-BenoÎt, BCL/LLB'19, are among the fifteen 2021 Leadership Awards Scholars of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. The finalists were selected for their demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and commitment, as well as their openness to multiple perspectives, boldness and resilience.

Published on: 8 Jun 2021

McGill University’s Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) has released a statement regarding the remains of 215 Indigenous children that were found at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.

In addition, the Council of Canadian Law Deans (CCLD), presided by Dean Robert Leckey, has also released a statement on the matter.

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Published on: 3 Jun 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Sébastien Jodoin and Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry are promoted to the rank of associate professor, with tenure, effective 1 June 2021.

Published on: 26 May 2021

The Faculty of Law is thrilled to welcome back Kimberly Lee-Louis, BCL/LLB’13, as the inaugural assistant dean (inclusion - Black and Indigenous flourishing).

Published on: 14 May 2021

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that two recent alumni from our graduate studies programs have been awarded the Henri-Capitant prizes for 2021.

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Published on: 13 May 2021

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that it will welcome four new members in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Joshua Nichols will join the Faculty on 1 August 2021 as an assistant professor. Sarah Riley Case will begin a one-year term as a Boulton Junior Fellow on 1 August 2021, before taking up the role of assistant professor effective 1 August 2022. Priya Gupta will begin as an associate professor on 1 August 2021, following a year-long term as a Senior Wainwright Fellow.

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Published on: 23 Apr 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Weinstock has been appointed associate dean (Research) for a three-year term starting 1 September 2021. He will replace Professor Allison Christians, H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation, who is completing a four-year term.

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Published on: 16 Apr 2021

The Faculty of Law is thrilled to announce that five incoming BCL/JD students from across Canada have been selected for McCall MacBain Scholarships.

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Published on: 7 Apr 2021

The Faculty of Law of McGill University and the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Baxter Family Competition on Federalism, organized by Professor Johanne Poirier.

For the first time, the Competition was open to authors from the disciplines of law or political science. This edition’s overall theme was Federalism, Identity and Public Policy in Challenging Times.

Classified as: MacKell Chair
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Published on: 7 Apr 2021

The IHSP's Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry published the following book:

The Disabled Contract
Severe Intellectual Disability, Justice and Morality

by Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry
published by Cambridge University Press as part of their Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series
ISBN: 9781107152854
March 2021

Classified as: Institute for health and social policy, disability rights, Law and Disability, Social Determinants of Health, School of Population and Global Health
Published on: 24 Mar 2021

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