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McGill Experts: Reasonable accommodation

The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society has begun its cross-province hearings in 17 Quebec communities. The commission is headed by McGill philosophy professor Charles Taylor and sociologist Gérard Bouchard. We suggest the following sources for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of the commission:

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Published on : 17 Sep 2007

Media Advisory: ICAO, McGill co-host Global Aviation Conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major international conference and exhibition to take place Friday, September 14 to Sunday September 16, 2007, at The Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2007

McGill, ICAO to host aviation conference

From September 14 to 16, McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law and the International Civil Aviation Organization will co-host a major aviation conference.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

Professors Ellis and Janda named Hydro Québec Scholars in law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to report that Assistant Professor Jaye Ellis and Associate Professor Richard Janda have been appointed as Hydro Québec Scholars in Sustainable Development Law for an initial five-year term.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2007

ICAO, McGill co-host global aviation conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major worldwide conference and exhibition to take place September 14 to 16, 2007, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2007

McGill law student and alumnus each awarded an Action Canada Fellowship

The Faculty offers its warmest congratulations to doctoral candidate Mélanie Bourassa Forcier and alumnus Benjamin Perrin (LLM'07), who were among the 17 exceptional Canadians chosen this year for Action Canada Fellowships. In total, four students and alums from McGill University were selected for this honour.

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Published on : 27 Jul 2007

Professor Ram Jakhu elected Fellow of the IAASS

The Faculty of Law congratulates Professor Ram Jakhu as he receives further honours from the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS).

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Published on : 25 Jul 2007

McGill stamp prominent at top court

The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in the case opposing Dell Computer Corp. and Union des consommateurs highlights McGill's continuing influence.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2007

McGill physicist and jurist awarded Royal Society of Canada medals

Macdonald and Kaspi recognized for outstanding contributions to Canadian research and scholarship

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Published on : 11 Jul 2007

Our newest colleagues in Law

Our newest colleagues, Kim Brooks, Brian Havel, Alana Klein, Vrinda Narain and Victor Muniz-Fraticelli, will be arriving this summer and fall at the Faculty, while current colleagues Helge Dedek and Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse have been appointed assistant professors.

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Published on : 26 Jun 2007

Pierre-Gabriel Jobin named Wainwright Chair of Civil Law

McGill University has named Mtre Pierre-Gabriel Jobin (1967) Wainwright Professor of Civil Law.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2007

New Faculty of Law prize named for James Robb, BA'51, BCL'54, AdE

The Faculty's Advisory Board has created the James Robb Award to honour volunteer work by graduates and friends in the Faculty of Law. This prize is named after James Robb, who, as a former McGill Governor and former president of the Alumni Association, is one of McGill's most famous volunteers.

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Published on : 14 Jun 2007

Mini-Law 2007 - registration now open

Members of the public and of the McGill community are invited to sign up for the Faculty of Law's next Mini-Law, an eight-week lecture series for the public taught by McGill Law professors during fall 2007. Cost is $60 for students and seniors, and $100 for adults.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2007

McGill to host Global Conference on Prevention of Genocide

The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to host the inaugural Echenberg family conference on human rights, October 11 to 13.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2007

Canadian citizenship ceremony at McGill

Students and staff members of McGill who have applied for Canadian citizenship may be eligible to receive their citizenship in a special ceremony at the Faculty of Law on 18 September 2007. Update, August 31, 2007: response has been overwhelming and we now have our maximum number of registrants. Thank you for your understanding.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2007