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François Crépeau takes up directorship of Centre for Human Rights

This August, Professor François Crépeau took over the mandate of Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) from Professor Colleen Sheppard.

François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law, where he teaches Migration Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, and Constitutional Law. He became a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 2012.

Published: 31Aug2015

Richard Gold appointed Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)

We are pleased to announce that Professor Richard Gold has accepted to serve the Faculty as Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) for a three-year term which started on September 1st, 2015.

A James McGill Professor, Richard Gold was the founding Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management. His research generally focuses on the life sciences.

Published: 31Aug2015

DCL Thesis Defence: Vokhidjon Urinov

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

Doctoral candidate Vokhidjon Urinov will be presenting his thesis entitled “Ensuring tax compliance in a globalized world: the international automatic exchange of tax information”, which was supervised by Prof.

The Intersection Between Investment Law and Indigenous Peoples

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A talk by Prof. Dr.

Shauna Van Praagh and David Lametti promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors Shauna Van Praagh (on left) and David Lametti (on right) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on August 1, 2015.

Published: 28Jul2015

Registration and Welcome Day for new Law students

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

Welcome Day for newly admitted Law students to the BCL/LLB programs for September 2015. New students must register in person.

Legal Frameworks and Economic Practices Around Slave Labour in Colonial Society

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

As part of the series “Slavery Old and New: Labour Exploitation through the Ages and around the Globe”, Prof.

Professor Frédéric Bachand receives Advocatus Emeritus title

The Barreau du Québec recently announced the names of the lawyers who have received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title this year. We are happy to report several of them are members of the McGill Law community.

Published: 21Jul2015

Professor Angela Campbell appointed Associate Provost of McGill

Professor Angela Campbell was recently appointed Associate Provost (Policies, Procedures and Equity) (APPPE). She will step into the role on September 1. The APPPE is one of two Associate Provosts assisting Provost Christopher Manfredi in top-level academic governance at McGill.

Published: 21Jul2015