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A busy Welcome Day!

On August 30, Dean Daniel Jutras welcomed First Year students, offering them words of advice that covered everything from the cultural consequences of studying law to the feasibility of using the study of law in a pickup line... and later one, he refereed a soccer game pitting First Years against Upper Years. Read further inside inFocus online.

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Published on : 31 Aug 2010

Law students Christopher Maughan and Kelly McMillan win AUCC awards

Two students from the Faculty of Law spending the summer abroad working in international development were named recipients of internships prizes from the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).

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Published on : 12 Jul 2010

Sam Walker wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Samuel Walker, BCL/LLB’10, has been awarded a Gates Scholarship to attend the University of Cambridge (UK), where he will be pursuing a master’s degree in international law.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2010

Launch of the Echenberg Human Rights Fellows blog

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to announce the official launch of the McGill Echenberg Human Rights Fellows blog.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2010

McGill does well at the 2010 Vis Moot

The McGill Vis moot team, composed of students Alex Dobrota, Maha Hussain, Sarah Walker and Mathieu Kissin, recently returned from Vienna, where they competed in the 17th annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. This year's competition, held from March 26 to April 1, 2010, saw teams from 255 schools representing 62 countries.

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Published on : 09 Apr 2010

McGill team gets a 4th at the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C.

Bryana Jensen, Mary Race, Alexandra Dodger and Kabir Jamal formed the only Canadian team to win an award in the final rounds, with a remarkable 4th place global recognition for its written submissions among the 105 finalists from 76 countries.

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Published on : 05 Apr 2010

Law Students Inducted into Scarlet Key Society

Law students Alexandre Shee and Seo Yun Yang were one of 14 McGill students to receive a Scarlet Key on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, in a pinning ceremony presided over by Principal Heather Munroe-Blum.

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Published on : 01 Apr 2010

Student Andrew Deak wins AQDC essay competition

BCL/LLB student Andrew Deak won the 2008-2009 essay competition of the Association québécoise de droit comparé on March 19, 2010.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2010

McGill Jessup team selected for finals in Washington

Law students Mary Race, Kabir Jamal, Bryana Jensen and Alexandra Dodger took silver at the Canadian National Division Qualifying Tournament of the 2010 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition last weekend.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2010

Kim Brooks named one of Canada’s 10 3M National Teaching Fellows, according to Maclean's

Maclean's magazine has just announced that McGill Law’s Kim Brooks has become one of 10 professors across the country to be selected for Canada’s most prestigious university teaching awards, the 3M National Teaching Fellows.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2010

Ali Martin-Mayer appointed Law's Assistant Dean, Admissions & Recruitment

The Faculty is pleased to announce that Mtre Ali Martin-Mayer, BSc’98, BCL/LLB’02, has been appointed Assistant Dean, Admissions & Recruitment.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

Law student Joanna Baron wins research contract with Justice Canada

Joanna Baron, Law II, has been awarded a research contract worth $5,000 by the Department of Justice as part of its program on Canadian bijuralism. Her research proposal aims to examine the "Interaction Between the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and Provincial Laws on Filiation or Parentage.”

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

Nicholas Melling and Jeannine Plamondon win 2010 Guérin Cup

Last Friday at the Montreal Courthouse, the team of Nicholas Melling and Jeannine Plamondon competed in and won the Guy-Guérin Cup, which is the Quebec regional round for the Sopinka Cup. In addition, Melling won the individual prize for the “Best examination-in-chief.”

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Published on : 16 Feb 2010

McGill wins the Yvon Blais cup at the Mignault Moot

Students Olivier Archambault-Lafond, Yacine Hadjoudj, Geneviève Laurin and Éric L'Italien defended McGill’s colours at the Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot last weekend. The Laurin / Archambault-Lafond tandem came in second and received the Yvon Blais Cup.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2010

Law Faculty launches inFocus online magazine

To celebrate the New Year, the Faculty of Law has launched inFocus online, the digital edition of its alumni magazine, inFocus online.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2010