The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that the Government of Canada has named DCL candidates Maria Adelaida Ceballos-Bedoya and Ermanno Napolitano as 2020 Vanier Scholars.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of three professors and a visiting scholar for the year 2020–2021. Professor Peer Zumbansen will join the Faculty as a full professor and the inaugural incumbent of the Faculty of Law’s Professorship in Business Law, starting 1 January 2021. Dr. Alicia Hinarejos and Professor Darren Rosenblum will join as full professors, effective 1 January 2021 and 1 August 2021 respectively.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Nandini Ramanujam has been promoted to the rank of full professor (professional) at McGill University.
Daniel Weinstock, a founding member of the Lin Centre's faculty and a member of its Research Group on Constitutional Studies, has been appointed as the next holder of the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy in the Faculties of Law and Arts.
The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Law are delighted to announce that Professor Daniel Weinstock has been appointed to the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, effective 1 June 2020.
McGill University has announced that many of its programs will be delivered remotely in the Fall 2020 term.
The Faculty of Law will continue to deliver one of the best legal educations in the world to its exceptional students. It will offer a wide selection of courses taught by leading scholars, in all its programs, in a remote environment.
The Faculty of Law is taking steps to facilitate the transition to remote teaching and learning. Among other things:
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that four McGill Law students and recent graduates have been selected to serve as law clerks to justices of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2021-2022:
The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund has been reappointed to the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law for a seven-year term, beginning 1 July 2020, and that Professor Frédéric Mégret has been reappointed as a William Dawson Scholar for a five-year term, beginning 1 May 2020.
The Nahum Gelber Law Library is aware that many professors, instructors and sessional lecturers are adjusting course material and preparing to move to remote teaching starting 30 March 2020, and invites you to keep in mind the Law Library’s extensive collection of juridical e-books that could support your teaching.
Most are accessible directly from the catalogue, while others need to be accessed from specific databases.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the jury of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media has selected Dean Robert Leckey as the inaugural winner of its Change-Maker Prize. This award, for which one cannot apply, will be awarded exceptionally to an individual who is a role model and whose engagement with the public and the media has effected important social changes.
McGill University’s Faculty of Law ranked as the 28th best law school worldwide in the 2020 World University Rankings by Subject, published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). McGill Law has featured in the top 30 institutions of the QS rankings each year since 2015. The ranking is based on an institution’s academic reputation, employer reputation, H-index citations, and citations per paper.
It is with equal measures of sadness and pride that the Faculty of Law shares that Professor Daniel Jutras, O.C., Ad. E., is leaving McGill University to take up the role of rector at the Université de Montréal as of June 1, 2020.