The first of November of 2023 officially marked the last day at the Center Crépeau for our very dear and precious Manon Berthiaume as the senior administrative coordinator. The first day of November not only permanently marked the history of the Center but also the relationships of deep and sincere friendship that this great woman, Manon Berthiaume, has always been and continues to be.

Published on: 15 Jan 2024

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of three professors to endowed research chairs.  

Professor Helge Dedek was named to the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, held most recently by former dean Daniel Jutras, OC, Ad E.  

Professor Frédéric Mégret was named to the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, of which the inaugural chairholder was François Crépeau, OC, OQ, FRSC, Ad E.  

Published on: 28 Sep 2023

On the occasion of our fall 2023 publication of the volume Successions of the Private Law Dictionary and Bilingual Lexicons series, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law – in partnership with Éducaloi and Me Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre (Canada Graduate Scholar in Honour of Nelson Mandela and Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation grantee) – has created a series of videos with the goal of improving access to basic knowledge about succession (estate) law in Quebec.  

Published on: 21 Aug 2023

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Simon Fraser University (SFU). The honorary degree was bestowed upon her on 9 June at SFU’s Spring Convocation ceremony.

Published on: 4 Jul 2023

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received a doctorate honoris causa from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). She was presented with the award at a ceremony held on 16 February. The day prior, she delivered the lecture associated with her award, entitled "De la métaphore à la mémoire: Restituer l’histoire de l’esclavage dans les débats sur les formes contemporaines d’esclavage." 

Classified as: LLDRL
Published on: 17 Feb 2023

Stephen Alexander Smith passed away on 29 November 2022, aged 64. 

Published on: 2 Dec 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Rosalie Jukier is co-recipient of McGill University’s Morty Yalovsky Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership. She and Dr. Samuel Benaroya of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences were honoured at the University’s Fall Convocation ceremonies on 26 October.   

Published on: 1 Nov 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, FRSC, Ad E, has received an honorary doctorate of laws (LLD) from Queen’s University. She gave the commencement address at one of the University’s Fall Convocation ceremonies on 11 October.  

“A prolific, world-class scholar in labour law and its interface with trade, [Adelle Blackett] is a key thinker behind the emerging field of transnational labour law, foregrounding decolonial approaches,” Queen’s University highlighted upon sharing the news of the award.  

Classified as: labour law, LLDRL
Published on: 12 Oct 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two of its scholars have been named Canada Research Chairs. Professor Yaëll Emerich has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transsystemic Property & Sustainable Communities and Professor Ignacio Cofone has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Artificial Intelligence Law & Data Governance.

Published on: 4 Mar 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch (CBA-Quebec), has awarded the Paul-André-Crépeau Medal for 2021 to Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad E.

Published on: 4 Mar 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two of its scholars have been named Canada Research Chairs. Professor Yaëll Emerich has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transsystemic Property & Sustainable Communities and Professor Ignacio Cofone has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Artificial Intelligence Law & Data Governance.

Published on: 12 Jan 2022

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that, at a ceremony on 26 November, the University of Oxford awarded Professor Lionel Smith a higher doctorate, the Doctor of Civil Law (DCL).

Higher doctorates are earned awards that recognize excellence in published scholarship. Two independent judges concluded that Professor Smith’s work met the required standards, characterizing it as ”of global reach and importance” and ”of the absolute highest quality.”

Published on: 29 Nov 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it has once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The 2022 ranking by subject placed McGill Law 17th worldwide.

Published on: 14 Oct 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce six of its members are among the successful candidates in the recent elections of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL). Professors Helge Dedek and Geneviève Saumier have been elected as titular members. Professors Allison Christians, Alicia Hinarejos and Marie Manikis, in addition to Me Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., have been elected as associate members.

Classified as: Stikeman Chair
Published on: 26 Jul 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two alumni, Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre, BCL/LLB'14, and Raphaël Grenier-BenoÎt, BCL/LLB'19, are among the fifteen 2021 Leadership Awards Scholars of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. The finalists were selected for their demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and commitment, as well as their openness to multiple perspectives, boldness and resilience.

Published on: 8 Jun 2021

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