The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it has once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. For the second straight year, the ranking by subject placed McGill Law 17th worldwide.  

Published on: 26 Oct 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received an honorary doctorate of laws (LLD) from Queen’s University. She gave the commencement address at one of the University’s Fall Convocation ceremonies on 11 October.  

“A prolific, world-class scholar in labour law and its interface with trade, [Adelle Blackett] is a key thinker behind the emerging field of transnational labour law, foregrounding decolonial approaches,” Queen’s University highlighted upon sharing the news of the award.  

Classified as: labour law, LLDRL
Published on: 12 Oct 2022

The McGill Law Business Meter Blog is recruiting writers/editors for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Meter provides timely commentary on current developments in Canadian and transnational business law. Business law is understood widely and encompasses anything from corporate governance to securities regulation, tax, real estate, banking, property, contract, labor, trade law and beyond.

Published on: 29 Sep 2022

Deadline: 17 January 2023, 17:00, EST. 

McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) is currently accepting applications for: 

  • a 12-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); 

  • a 10-month fellowship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); 

  • a 9-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)  

All clerkships start in September 2023. Partial funding is confirmed for all clerkships. 

Published on: 28 Sep 2022

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this exciting Fellowship opportunity.

The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to offer one Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Deadline: October 31st, 2022 at 11:59pm (EST).

Classified as: Research
Published on: 14 Sep 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Yaëll Emerich has received the Germain Brière Prize (Senior Category) for her article “La résurgence des communs en droit des biens contemporain : étude sur les cohabitats écologiques et les ruelles vertes,” co-authored with François Peter-Edmond Rivard, BCL/JD’20.  

Classified as: Private and Comparative Law
Published on: 13 Sep 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Donal Hanley has been appointed an associate professor (professional) and interim director of the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL). Stefan-Michael Wedenig, LLM’21, was named executive director of the IASL and its Centre for Research in Air and Space Law.  

Classified as: air and space law
Published on: 13 Sep 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Marie Manikis has received the 2022 Canadian Association of Law Teachers Scholarly Paper Award. Her paper “Recognising State Blame in Sentencing: A Communicative and Relational Framework” (Cambridge Law Journal, forthcoming) won the annual competition. Aimed at recognizing the work of scholars in the first seven years of their academic appointment, this prize is awarded to the author of a paper that contributes substantially to legal literature. 

Published on: 2 Sep 2022

The faculty of Law is currently accepting applications for it’s 2022-2023 academic recruitment cycle. We invite energetic candidates with a strong commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching and research to apply for the following tenure-track academic positions:

Published on: 22 Aug 2022

The O’Brien Graduate Fellowships were established in 2005 through a very generous gift from David O’Brien for outstanding Masters or Doctoral students studying in the area of human rights and legal pluralism in the Faculty of Law, McGill University. McGill’s graduate programs in law are the most extensive in Canada. Courses draw upon the civilian and common law traditions, but also include diverse legal traditions, legal theory, international law, environmental law, health law, human rights law, comparative private and public law, and air and space law.

Published on: 16 Aug 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Rebel Courts: The Administration of Justice by Armed Insurgents (Oxford University Press, 2021), by Professor René Provost, F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has received the 2022 ICON-S Book Prize. Awarded by the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), this annual prize honours the best new publication in public law, construed broadly.  

Published on: 1 Aug 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund and Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad. E., have been named Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholars in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law for the 2022-2023 academic year.  

Classified as: Fortier Chair
Published on: 18 Jul 2022

McGill undergraduates have a unique opportunity to expand their climate science literacy and acquire tools for taking action to reduce the impacts of the unfolding climate crisis.

Registration is now open to students in every program for FSCI 198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions, a new undergraduate course featuring a team of multi-disciplinary instructors who will present diverse perspectives on the scientific and social dimensions of climate change.

Published on: 14 Jul 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau, O.C., O.Q., F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has been appointed officer of the Ordre national du Québec. He will be handed his medal by Premier François Legault during a ceremony at the National Assembly on 22 June.  

Admission to the Ordre national du Québec is the highest distinction conferred by the provincial government. Members are eminent individuals who, through their achievements, values, and ideals, have influenced Quebec’s growth and contributed to its renown. 

Classified as: Oppenheimer Chair
Published on: 21 Jun 2022

The McGill University Faculty of Law and the LGBT Purge Fund are pleased to announce the creation of an experiential learning award and a research fellowship for law students. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the LGBT Purge Fund, both initiatives will promote student engagement towards 2SLGBTQ+ justice.  

Published on: 7 Jun 2022


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