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Great success for first annual Cohen Seminar in International Law

The first Dean Maxwell and Isle Cohen Seminar in International Law was a great success with both students and professors.

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Published on : 02 Jul 2010

Mourning Tamar Oppenheimer, OC, BA’46, LLD’94

It is with regret that the Faculty of Law learned that Dr. Tamar Oppenheimer, OC, BA’46, LLD’94, passed away on June 9, 2010. She was 84.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2010

McGill to recognize outstanding individuals with honorary degrees

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

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Published on : 17 May 2010

Civil Litigation Workshop celebrates 20-plus years at the Faculty of Law

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.

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Published on : 11 May 2010

John Hobbins to receive 2010 Library Career Recognition Award

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.

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Published on : 10 May 2010

Pierre-Gabriel Jobin to receive Bar’s Mérite prize and Avocat Émérite distinction

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.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

The Reporter - Adelle Blackett: Setting “decent” standards for domestic workers

Read this article by Pascal Zamprelli on Law Prof. Adelle Blackett in the May 6 edition of The Reporter.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

The Reporter - McGill Law Faculty keeps Supreme Court streak going

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.

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Published on : 07 May 2010

Sophie Morin, LLM'00, gets 2010 Capitant prize

Sophie Morin, Wainwright Junior Fellow, has received the 2010 Capitant prize her doctoral thesis "Le dommage moral et le préjudice extrapatrimonial."

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Published on : 03 May 2010

Lori Weitzman, BCL’84, LLB’85, named to the Court of Quebec

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.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2010

Jasmine Wahhab, BCL/LLB’06, to clerk at International Court of Justice

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.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2010

Marc-André Gagnon: Rising Star

Post-doc Marc-André Gagnon has been awarded a 2009-2010 Rising Star Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Published on : 22 Apr 2010

Sam Walker wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2010

Mario Prost, DCL’09, wins 2009 APDQ Prize for best doctoral thesis

Mario Prost, DCL’09, has won the 2009 Prize for best doctoral thesis from the Association des professeurs de droit du Québec (APDQ).

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Published on : 16 Apr 2010

Launch of the Echenberg Human Rights Fellows blog

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to announce the official launch of the McGill Echenberg Human Rights Fellows blog.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2010