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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

P.O.V.: Becoming an instrument of (climate) change

Law grad Shelley Kath tells readers what it's like to be hand-picked and trained for environmental do-gooding by the guru of global warming himself, Al Gore.

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Published on : 31 May 2007

McGill Law at the WTO Moot Competition

Albert Chen (Law III), Paul Clark (LLM), Mante Molepo (Law IV) and Parul Shah (Law IV) represented McGill and Canada at the ELSA WTO Moot Competition, May 1-6, 2007, in Geneva, Switzerland, taking the prize for best complainant's submission in the international written round.

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Published on : 16 May 2007

2007 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition

The Faculty is pleased to report that this year's Vis moot team, comprised of Albert Chen, Martin Doe, Annie Guérard-Langlois and Rachel St. John, took home the second-place award (ex aequo with Columbia) for claimant's factum.

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Published on : 03 May 2007

McGill Expert Alert: Genocide/Human Rights

Former Hutu militia commander Désiré Munyaneza is on trial in Montreal for murder, psychological terror, physical attacks and sexual violence against Tutsis during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He is the first person to be charged under Canada's Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act, passed in 2000. We suggest the following sources for your reports:

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Published on : 25 Apr 2007

Professor William Tetley receives F.R. Scott Award

William A. Tetley received the F.R. Scott Award of Distinguished Contribution on June 6, 2007.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2007

McGill to recognize fourteen outstanding individuals with honorary degrees

Prominent philanthropist Marcel Desautels, Montreal Gazette editorial cartoonist Terry Mosher and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales president Lise Bissonnette are among the 14 exceptional individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies, May 25 to June 1.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2007

Courting clerks

McGill ties its own record by having eight law students appointed as clerks at the Supreme Court.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2007

Law student Andrés Drew receives Scarlet Key Award

Andrés Drew has been awarded a Scarlet Key Award from Chancellor Dick Pound in recognition of his outstanding leadership as a student.

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Published on : 05 Apr 2007