On May 15 and 16, 2023, the CIPP welcomed scholars from the members of the LawTech Consortium to exchange insights into law and technology. Over the two days, researchers discussed a wide variety of issues ranging from Artificial Intelligence, to interoperability, health technology, data, and more.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Simon Fraser University (SFU). The honorary degree was bestowed upon her on 9 June at SFU’s Spring Convocation ceremony.
The community of the McGill Faculty of Law was saddened to learn that Armand de Mestral, C.M., passed away on 16 June 2023, aged 81.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Ignacio Cofone has received the McGill Principal Prize’s for Outstanding Emerging Researchers. He was presented with the award at the Law Convocation Ceremony on 31 May.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Shauna Van Praagh has received the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the full professor category. She was presented with the award at the law convocation ceremony on 31 May.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ignacio Cofone and Professor Omar Farahat will be promoted to the rank of associate professor, with tenure, effective 1 June 2023.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Vincent Correia and Professor Andrea Harrington will join its Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL).
They will begin their appointments on 1 August 2023, respectively as full professor and associate professor, and take the helm of the IASL as co-directors.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Lara Khoury, Ad E, will be promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 June 2023.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Jérémy Boulanger-Bonnelly has received the 2023 John W. Durnford Award for Teaching Excellence.
Named in honour of the late professor and former dean John W. Durnford (BCL'52), and conferred by students, this award each year recognizes a law professor’s exceptional pedagogy.
He will receive the award during the Law Convocation ceremony on 31 May.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce three professorial appointments for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Michelle Cumyn will join the Faculty of Law as full professor, Noah Weisbord as associate professor, and Jeffrey Kennedy as assistant professor. They will begin their appointments on 1 August 2023.
McGill University’s Faculty of Law and the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 Baxter Family Competition on Federalism. Organized by Professor Johanne Poirier, this essay competition was open to students and recent graduates in law and political science.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad E, has been reappointed as holder of a Sir William C. Macdonald chair, and Professor Geneviève Saumier, as Peter M. Laing QC Professor of Law. Both have these chairs since 2016. Their renewed seven-year terms will commence on 1 May 2023.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Sébastien Jodoin received McGill University’s Changemaker Prize on 28 March.
Under the aegis of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media, this prize is awarded to an individual whose dedication to sharing their knowledge with the media and public has had a major impact on society. Awarded at the jury’s discretion on an exceptional basis, the Changemaker Prize recognizes a scholar who serves as a role model in public engagement across the university.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor René Provost, FRSC, Ad E, will be named a James McGill Professor for a seven-year term, effective 1 May 2023.