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McGill Law research team to receive large award for research in arbitration and transnational law


The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that its Private Justice and the Rule of Law Research Team was awarded funding for an ambitious program of research entitled “Private Justice and its Laws: Harmonization, Conciliation and Legitimacy”. At $450,000, this is one of the largest peer-reviewed awards ever to have come to the Faculty.

Published: 8May2013

ICAO/McGill University Pre-Assembly Symposium: On Facilitating Air Transport-Passengers, Cargo, Technology and Profitability

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters 999 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, CA

ICAO and McGill University, Institute of Air & Space Law are again cooperating for the Fourth ICAO/McGill University Pre-Assembly Symposium, from 21 to 22 September 2013, at ICAO Headquarters in Montréal.

What has changed in Quebec in the five years since the "Reasonable Accomodation Crisis"?

Chancellor Day Hall Room 312 (NCDH), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The question of reasonable accomodations in Quebec, which in the past was largely a legal issue, has become a driving force in the public discourse.

Daniel Clarry wins APDQ 2013 prize for best master’s thesis in Quebec

At its annual banquet held April 20, 2013, the Association des professeures et professeurs de droit du Québec (APDQ) awarded Mr. Daniel Clarry its Excellence Prize for best master's theses in 2013 for his work entitled "The irreducible core of the trust" (see on eScholarship@McGill), prepared under the direction of Professor Lionel Smith, McGill University. The jury was composed of Professors Hervé Cassan (U.

Published: 25Apr2013

Diamond Jubilee Medals for McGill Law Community

Margaret Somerville and Rod Macdonald were awarded medals on February 18, 2013

More than a dozen members of the McGill Faculty of Law community have received Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals this year.

The award, which was created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne, recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to Canadian society. In total, 60,000 Canadian medals were awarded in ceremonies occurring throughout the year.

Published: 18Apr2013

New books and online database launched by the Crépeau Centre

On April 3, 2013, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law launched three  new books and  a new resource website.

During a well-attended reception held in the Common Room, Professor Yaëll Emerich, interim director of the Centre, presented the books and a new database, and took the opportunity to warmly thank the many writers, editors, supporters and colleagues who participated in their preparation.

Published: 18Apr2013

Government & Governance: Law’s Evolving Role

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312-316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for the Graduate Law Students Association's annual conference, whose title this year will be Government and Governance: Law's Evolving Role.

Tax Justice Research Symposium

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Tax Justice Research Symposium aims to bring together academic researchers and graduate students, investigative journalists and campaigners to exchange information on tax justice research being done, identify research needs and gaps and develo

Tax Justice Roundtable

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Professor Allison Christians, holder of the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law at McGill University, invites you to a panel discussion on tax justice.

Letter from Pr. Paul Dempsey, Director of the IASL, Regarding the Institute's Research Programs and Its Graduates

Dear IASL Alumni and Friends,

Recently, the McGill Daily published an article describing an effort by a student organization – Demilitarize McGill – to protest activities at several McGill University institutions, including the Institute of Air & Space Law [IASL], a graduate program of the Faculty of Law. The article erroneously states, "The IASL . . . conducts research for the U.S. Air Force." This is false. The IASL conducts no research for or on behalf of the USAF or any other military institution.

Published: 11Apr2013