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Payam Akhavan named Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration

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In June 2016, Professor Payam Akhavan was appointed as a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague.  Established in 1899, the PCA is an intergovernmental organization that provides dispute resolution services to the international community, and its appointed members are potential arbitrators named by member states.

Published: 6Sep2016

Book Launch: "Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau " by Robert Wright

28Oct201617:00
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Hotel Omni Mont-Royal Salon Printemps, 1050, Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2R6

To celebrate the publication of his recent book, Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, bestselling author, Professor Robert Wright,  joins MISC Director, Andrew Potter, for a conversation about Canada's most charismat

New Faces at the Faculty

Professors Mark Walters & Kun Fan

We are delighted to welcome new colleagues, visiting professors, and fellows to the Faculty of Law. First, Professors Mark D. Walters and Kun Fan have joined the Faculty, arriving respectively from Queen’s and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

We are also welcoming Li Ka Shing Professor of Practice Cliff Manjiao Chi, from Xiamen University Law School, and Li Ka Shing Junior Fellow Dr. Hongqin Mu, from Shantou University Law School, who are both spending the fall term at the Faculty.

Published: 31Aug2016

Electoral Reform Symposium: Should We Change How We Vote? Evaluating Canada’s Electoral System

28Oct201610:00
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Sir John A. Macdonald Building 144, Wellington Sreet, Ottawa, ON, K1A

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Policy and Governance at th

Electoral Reform Symposium: Should We Change How We Vote? Evaluating Canada’s Electoral System

1Nov201615:00
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Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto, is organizing a two-day symposium on the subject of electoral reform.

Ottawa Law Alumni Gathering - Come meet the new Dean!

27Sep201617:00
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Metropolitain Brasserie 700 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N 1K4, CA

Following the success of our last Ottawa get-together, we’d like to invite you to another casual gathering at Metropolitain Brasserie on Tuesday, September 27th – 5 PM to 7 PM.

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

Published: 16Aug2016

From Global to Local: The Importance of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Reconciliation in Canada

11Aug201618:00
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The World Federalist Movement – Canada’s 2016 World Peace Award honours Senator Murray Sinclair, former Chairperson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Law school and diversity: Admissions information session

28Sep201612:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Diversity and excellence are essential to the McGill Faculty of Law. Indeed, our Faculty’s excellence is based on its diversity.

Geneviève Saumier named as co-rapporteur of a Special Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

In June 2016, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convened a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters.

The Hague Conference appointed Professor Geneviève Saumier as a Co-Rapporteur of this Special Commission. She is one of two people charged in preparing the Explanatory Report that will accompany the finalized Convention, and she will be present during Convention negotiation rounds.

Published: 25Jul2016

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