Faculty of Law news
Montreal philanthropist Jacques Bougie, Nobel Prize winner Douglas D. Osheroff and one of the world's great organists, Olivier Latry, are among the 10 exceptional individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year's spring convocation ceremonies
Over 85 graduates, faculty members, lawyers and judges gathered in Chancellor Day Hall on May 6 to celebrate the continued significance of the Civil Litigation Workshop at the Faculty of Law.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn recently that our esteemed colleague Alan T. John Hobbins, BA’66, MLS’68, will be awarded the 2010 Library Career Recognition Award. The prize will be presented to him during Law’s Spring Convocation on June 4, 2010 at 10 a.m.
On April 28, the Quebec Bar announced its nominations for the prestigious Mérites prizes for 2010. Among the four nominees was McGill Law’s own Professor Emeritus Pierre-Gabriel Jobin.
Read this article by Pascal Zamprelli on the seven Law students who will be clerking at the Supreme Court of Canada next year, in the May 5 edition of The Reporter.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Quebec, Kathleen Weil, today announced that Lori Weitzman has been appointed to the Court of Quebec, Criminal and Penal Division, in Montreal. She will be joining on the bench our former colleague, Justice Patrick Healy, BCL’81.
Jasmine Wahhab, BCL/LLB’06, has been selected to clerk at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague in 2010-2011, as part of the Judicial Assistants Program of the Court.
Samuel Walker, BCL/LLB’10, has been awarded a Gates Scholarship to attend the University of Cambridge (UK), where he will be pursuing a master’s degree in international law.