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Les transformations de la famille contemporaine: la parenté et la filiation sous la loupe du droit comparé

Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for the annual conference of the Association québécoise de droit comparé (AQDC). The theme of this year's conference will touch upon issues of contemporary family law using a comparative approach.

Conference on the Cost-effectiveness and Efficacy of Commercial Arbitration

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

Arbitration may allow companies to resolve their disputes more efficiently and at a lower cost. However, this approach is sometimes underused.

Six McGill Law Students to Clerk at Supreme Court of Canada in 2014

Marc-André Roy, Nicola Langille, Zain Naqi, Molly Krishtalka & Ian Dahlman (Not

Six students of McGill's Faculty of Law will serve as law clerks to justices of the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014. They are Marc-André Roy (Justice Cromwell), Nicola Langille (Justice Fish’s successor), , Zain Naqi (Justice Moldaver), Molly Krishtalka (Justice Karakatsanis), Ian Dahlman (Justice LeBel’s successor), and Marcus Moore (Chief Justice McLachlin) [not in photo]. They are all in their third year of the BCL/LLB program.

Published: 3Apr2013

Radical Formations: Sex, Race, Trans

McIntyre Medical Building Room 522, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Please take note that this event has been moved to McIntyre Medical Building, room 522, to accomodate the large number of guests.

How do social movements resist and react to new measures for legal equality?

Daniel Jutras appointed amicus curiæ by the Supreme Court of Canada

Daniel Jutras

Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Canada to serve as amicus curiæ in the Reference on the Reform of the Senate of Canada that was brought to the Court by the Governor in Council.

Published: 2Apr2013

Ronald B. Sklar (1935-2013)

Ronald B. Sklar in 2006

It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of Professor Ronald B. Sklar (1935-2013), who passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on March 29, 2013 after a short illness.

Associate Professor Ron Sklar taught and researched in the fields of criminal law, evidence, law and psychiatry and ethical issues in psychiatry at the Faculty of Law of McGill University for over 35 years.

Published: 2Apr2013

Two McGill Law students receive Scarlet Key Award

Sandra Aigbinode, Heather Munroe-Blum, Graham Splawski

The Faculty of Law was delighted to hear that two of its students were awarded Scarlet Key Awards during a pining ceremony held at McGill’s Faculty Club on March 22, 2013.

Graham Splawski and Sandra Aigbinode both received their Scarlet Key pins from Principal Heather Munroe-Blum, in recognition of their efforts to help support McGill and the broader community.

Published: 26Mar2013

Research Week at the Faculty of Law

Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

What do your law professors do when they aren't teaching?

What exactly is a legal academic?

Is a career in academia right for you?

Find out during McGill Law's Research Week!

Wednesday, April 3

Biased? A Discussion on Investor Bias in Investor-State Arbitration

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

The international investment arbitration system has been heavily criticized for its apparent bias towards investors. Come hear what some experts think about these criticisms.

6th IAASS International Space Safety Conference: Safety Is Not An Option

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

McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) and the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) invite you to this conference, which will be an opportunity to reflect and exchange information on a number of topics in s