Faculty of Law

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this winter? Or did you write one in the fall or summer terms just past?

Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law on March 15, 2019, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Published on: 16 Jan 2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that Professor Adelle Blackett and Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral have been appointed to Canada’s rosters of experts for the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). These rosters will be used to constitute expert panels that will examine various matters arising under CETA.

Published on: 16 Jan 2019

L’université McGill offre la possibilité de faire des échanges étudiants avec d’autres universités dans le monde. Jacinthe Dion a sauté sur l’occasion et proposé sa candidature pour étudier à celle de Hong Kong, une destination de choix pour elle. L’étudiante a eu la chance d’être acceptée et est allée dans le pays asiatique du 28 août au 20 décembre.

Classified as: study abroad, External, Faculty of Law, students, staff, McGill Abroad
Published on: 16 Jan 2019

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor David Lametti, BCL’89, LLB’89, MP for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, has been appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Published on: 14 Jan 2019

The Graduate Law Students Association (GLSA) of McGill University’s Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the 12th annual McGill Graduate Law Conference, to be held on 8-9 May 2019, in Montreal, Canada.

Published on: 10 Jan 2019

The McGill International Experience Awards, supported by Joseph Schull (BA'82, MA'85) and Anna Yang (BCL'88, LLB'88), help students gain first hand international experience related to their field of study.

Current BCL/LLB students are invited to apply for the following internship awards by Monday, March 25, 2019, noon (EST). (extended deadline)

Published on: 19 Dec 2018

The Faculty is pleased to share that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., has been appointed to the Human Rights Expert Panel of the Government of Canada’s renewed Court Challenges Program.

Classified as: LLDRL
Published on: 3 Dec 2018

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites McGill students and recent McGill graduates to submit abstracts of essays or work in progress for presentation on Friday, March 15, 2019 at a half-day conference to be held as part of the 2018-2019 Disability and Human Rights Initiative.

Deadline: January 21, 2019.

Published on: 22 Nov 2018

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Aaron Mills has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy, effective as of 1 August 2019.

Published on: 15 Nov 2018

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Andra Syvänen, BCL/LLB’14, to its administrative team. She will take over the role of Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment), beginning November 19, 2018.

Published on: 9 Nov 2018

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Allison Christians will receive the Principal’s Prize in Teaching Excellence during the Fall Convocation on November 26.

Classified as: Stikeman Chair
Published on: 5 Nov 2018

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Brian Peebles to its administrative team. He took over the role of Assistant Dean (Strategic Planning) on October 9, 2018.

Before joining McGill, Peebles worked as Legal Counsel for the public sector team of technology multinational Oracle, in Toronto. He has completed a BA in Political Science at McGill and worked for the Institute for Research on Public Policy before completing joint JD and LLL degrees at the University of Ottawa and articling at Norton Rose Fulbright.

Published on: 22 Oct 2018

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Yaëll Emerich’s recently published book Droit commun des biens: perspective transsystémique has received the Walter Owen Book Prize from the Foundation for Legal Research. The book has also earned an honourable mention for the 2018 Canada Prize from the International Academy of Comparative Law.

Published on: 19 Oct 2018

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that it has been ranked among the world’s top universities to study law by theTimes Higher Education (THE). A ranking by subject released on 17 October 2018 declared McGill the 14th best school to study law worldwide, placing McGill in the worldwide top 15 for a second consecutive year.

Published on: 17 Oct 2018

We are delighted to announce that BCL/LLB candidates Laura Davis and Jared Miller were hired to help support Indigenous initiatives at the Faculty of Law.

Laura and Jared will seek to build partnerships with Indigenous communities and organizations, meet with stakeholders to determine the needs of Indigenous students at the Faculty, and further develop the L.E.X. Outreach program to reach more Indigenous youth.

Published on: 3 Oct 2018