On August 20, 2013, Fred Headon (BCL’96, LLB’96) took over the helm as President of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) during the closing luncheon of the CBA's annual Legal Conference in Saskatoon.
Headon currently leads Air Canada’s in-house labour and employment law team at the company’s headquarters in Montreal. From 1999 to 2006, he practised labour and employment law, human rights and privacy law, and administrative and constitutional law at McCarthy Tétrault in Montreal.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to learn that our colleague Daniel Boyer (BA’79, MLIS’88), Head Librarian of the Nahum Gelber Law Library, was named Associate Dean of User Services of the McGill Library for a two-year mandate.
As well, Me Boyer has also been named to the board of directors of the Société québécoise d'information juridique (SOQUIJ) for a period of five years, following the recommendation of the Deans of law faculties across Quebec.
This year, the 2013 Annual Workshop on Commercial & Consumer Law will be taking place at McGill's Faculty of Law.
Established by Professor Emeritus Jacob Ziegel (U. Toronto), this long-running Workshop is the only academic business law conference regularly held in Canada. It is designed to keep legal scholars abreast of current developments in the commercial and consumer law areas.
How did people defeat Hollywood to save the Internet? The behind-the-scenes story of the popular protests against SOPA and ACTA.
The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy welcomes Edward Lee, Professor of Law, Director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law, and Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy welcomes Professor Michael Geist, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa.
The McGill Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL), in collaboration with the Institute for Health and Social Policy, are proud to host Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University, for the RGHL's sixth annual lecture.
Thanksgiving Day (Canada). Classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed. Libraries closed.