Law student affairs

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 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

In the 2018 World University Rankings by Subject published by Quacquarelli Symonds, McGill University’s Faculty of Law placed 23rd best place to study law worldwide, slightly up from the 25th rank in 2017. Since the ranking was introduced by QS in 2011, the Faculty of Law has consistently secured a spot in the global top 35. The QS ranking is based on academic reputation, employer reputation, H-index citations, and citations per paper.

Published on: 13 Apr 2018

The Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism is pleased to introduce a new stipend, aimed at financially supporting a McGill Faculty of Law student wishing to participate in one of the following programs:

Published on: 21 Mar 2018

Professors Marie-Eve Arbour (Laval) and Lara Khoury (McGill) invite Law students in the BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL programs to submit a proposal for a scientific contribution to the above seminar, which will take place June 6-8, 2018, in Sacacomie, Quebec.

The selected students will have the opportunity to present their work as part of this seminar and to benefit from the mentorship of participating researchers from six countries.

Deadline: 15 April 2018.

Classified as: SAO, Law Graduate Studies, Health Law
Published on: 13 Mar 2018

Eight BCL/LLB students, LLM candidates and recent graduates of McGill’s Faculty of Law were tapped to serve as law clerks to justices of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2019-2020. They are:

Published on: 12 Mar 2018

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 Mini-Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law on April 6, 2018, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Published on: 16 Jan 2018

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Sébastien Jodoin has just published “Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate: REDD+ and Indigenous and Community Rights in Indonesia and Tanzania” with Cambridge University Press.

Published on: 26 Oct 2017

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

  • a twelve-month clerkship at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA);
  • a ten-month clerkship at the International Court of Justice (ICJ);
  • a nine-month clerkship at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)

All three clerkships are due to start in September 2018.

Deadline: January 15, 2018 5:00 PM EST

Published on: 25 Oct 2017

The Disability and Human Rights Series explores compelling issues on disability with a focus on law and policy. Both law and non-law students from all levels and academic backgrounds are welcome to submit.

The ‘Disability and Human Rights’ series welcomes articles, commentaries, podcasts, artwork, photography and other forms of writings and media that deal with the subject of disability.

Published on: 16 Oct 2017

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this fall or coming winter? Or did you write one in the summer term 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 at the Faculty of Law next spring, by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law.

Published on: 16 Oct 2017

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that it has been ranked among the world’s top universities to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE). A ranking by subject released on October 4, 2017, declared McGill the 13th best school to study law worldwide.

This year marks the first time Law has been included as a subject by the THE. Scores were calculated using the 13 performance indicators as their World University Rankings, which fall under five categories: teaching, research, citations, international outlook, and industry income.  

Published on: 4 Oct 2017

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome three new colleagues to its administrative team.

Published on: 4 Oct 2017

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 in collaboration with Borden Ladner Gervais, on March 31, 2017 (2:30-5:00 PM), at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Published on: 24 Jan 2017

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