EASTER long weekend. No classes or exams. Administrative offices closed. The Gelber Law Library will be open on Sunday, April 20 (24-hour access; Services 10 AM - 6 PM)
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that one of its students received a Scarlet Key Award during a pining ceremony held at McGill’s Faculty Club on March 26, 2014.
Éloïse Gagné, who served as the LSA’s president in 2013-2014 and was a member of the 2013 editorial board of the McGill Law Journal, received her Scarlet Key pin from Principal Suzanne Fortier, in recognition of her efforts to help support McGill and the broader community.
Colloque annuel de l’Association québécoise de droit comparé (AQDC), lequel se déroulera cette année sous la présidence Mme Raymonde Saint-Germain, Protectrice du citoyen du Québec.
On April 8, the Barreau du Québec announced that it would award the 2014 Christine Tourigny Award of Merit to Adelle Blackett, a labour law professor at the Faculty of Law of McGill University.
Michelle Lahey (1L) is one of three Canadian students selected for a Jaimie Anderson internship in Ottawa this summer. Starting in May, Michelle will be working in the office of MP John Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest).
As Michelle tells it, “My passion is the Canadian political process, and I hope to work on the Hill in some capacity later in my career – I am absolutely delighted to be given this once in a lifetime opportunity!”
On 14 March 2014, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced that Mr. John Augustin, a graduate of the Institute of Air and Space Law (class of 1991-92) and a native of Saint Lucia, has been appointed to the post of Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau (D/LEB). Mr. Augustin has been a staff member of ICAO since July 1989, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Deputy Director, LEB. Before joining ICAO, he served within various ministries of the Government of Saint Lucia.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Me Helena Lamed, Director of the Legal Methodology Program and Faculty Supervisor of the Legal Clinic Course, and Dr. Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director and Director of Programs of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, have been appointed to the rank of Associate Professor (Professional) in the Faculty of Law, effective April 1, 2014.
A talk by Mitra Sharafi, Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, and by the South Asia Working Group (Fac. of Arts).
The Faculty warmly congratulates the seven Law students who have just been given the nod to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015-2016. They are:
The Faculty of Law at McGill University invites you a Symposium on tax justice and human rights, that will bring together students, academic researchers, and tax justice advocates and activists to collaborate on the topic of tax justice: what is it, how is tax connected to human rights or how could it be, and what research needs to be done to further this emerging field?