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8th Summer Institute of Jurilinguistics − “Language, Law and Otherness”

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

 The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is pleased to announce the eighth edition of the Summer Institute of Jurilinguistics, organized in collabo

Call for Papers - “International Law: Between Internationalism, Transnationalism and Cosmopolitanism”

We are pleased to announce that the third Dean Maxwell & Isle Cohen Doctoral Seminar in International Law will take place on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the Faculty of Law of McGill University, in downtown Montreal.

Published: 21May2014

Professor Pierre-Gabriel Jobin receives Justitia Prize from Laval University

Pierre-Gabriel Jobin

Laval University’s Faculty of Law has awarded a Justitia Prize to Professor Pierre-Gabriel Jobin, Ad.E. He received the Prize during the annual Quebec graduates’ cocktail, which was organized by the Dean of that Faculty, Professor Eugénie Brouillet, on May 15, 2014.

Published: 16May2014

Ten McGill Law students head to Shantou University thanks to Li Ka Shing Foundation

Students and professors who will be going to Shantou University in May

Thanks to a generous donation from the Li Ka Shing Foundation (Canada) to McGill University, ten students from McGill’s Faculty of Law and ten students in Shantou University’s Law School (Guangdong Province, China), will be doing a summer law program together from May 19 to 30. The program, which alternates between Montreal and Shantou, will take place in China this year.

Published: 9May2014

Student Andrea Buitrago Carranza to participate at next U21 Undergrad conference

Andrea Buitrago Carranza

Second-year law student Andrea Buitrago Carranza has been selected to participate in the 2014 Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), which will be hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, July 7 to 11. This year, the conference theme is Food Safety: From Farm to Table.

Published: 9May2014

McGill Law Convocation ceremony

SW - Downtown Campus Southwest Sector CA

Congratulations to our graduating DCL, LLM, and BCL/LLB students!

This year's convocation address will be given by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, who will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Roundtable on international criminal justice

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

Join us for a discussion of key challenges confronting international criminal justice today, with five of the field’s leading scholars. The discussion will be chaired by Frédéric Mégret, McGill University.

Global Justice after Colonialism


Space is limited. Please register with Catherine Lu at catherine [dot] lu [at] mcgill [dot] ca to receive the conference location and the papers.

Emilie Conway to clerk at the International Court of Justice

Emilie Conway

We are happy to announce that Emilie Conway, BCL/LLB’13, has been selected by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to participate in the Court’s 2014-2015 Judicial Assistants Programme.

Judicial Assistants are chosen to work directly with one judge, helping him or her in the preparation for hearings and the drafting of judgments.

Ms Conway was selected to work directly with the President of the Court, Judge Peter Tomka. She will begin work in September 2014.

Published: 22Apr2014

Emerging Scholars, Emerging Scholarship

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

Join us for the 7th edition of the Annual Graduate Law Students Conference. This year, our guest speaker will be Professor H. Patrick Glenn.