On 14 March 2014, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced that Mr. John Augustin, a graduate of the Institute of Air and Space Law (class of 1991-92) and a native of Saint Lucia, has been appointed to the post of Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau (D/LEB). Mr. Augustin has been a staff member of ICAO since July 1989, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Deputy Director, LEB. Before joining ICAO, he served within various ministries of the Government of Saint Lucia.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Me Helena Lamed, Director of the Legal Methodology Program and Faculty Supervisor of the Legal Clinic Course, and Dr. Nandini Ramanujam, Executive Director and Director of Programs of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, have been appointed to the rank of Associate Professor (Professional) in the Faculty of Law, effective April 1, 2014.
A talk by Mitra Sharafi, Assistant Professor of Law and Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, and by the South Asia Working Group (Fac. of Arts).
The Faculty warmly congratulates the seven Law students who have just been given the nod to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015-2016. They are:
Examination period for Winter term and multi-term courses given at the Faculty of Law.
GOOD LUCK TO ALL!
McGill Student Services' Campus Life and Engagement (CL&E) is launching a project in 2014 to coordinate, strengthen, and expand student peer support initiatives across campus. This will be based on current theories and models and grounded in input, dialogue, and feedback from students and professional staff at McGill.
The Faculty of Law at McGill University invites you a Symposium on tax justice and human rights, that will bring together students, academic researchers, and tax justice advocates and activists to collaborate on the topic of tax justice: what is it, how is tax connected to human rights or how could it be, and what research needs to be done to further this emerging field?
We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June, 2014.
The symposium will explore the fundamental connections between taxation and human rights by providing a forum for collaboration among emerging scholars, established academics, civil society organization representatives, tax justice advocacy groups, tax policy makers, and researchers from around th
DCL candidate Gani Bitenov will be defending his thesis, "Regulating trade in petroleum under the WTO Regime: trade rules vs. reality of the petroleum industry ", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Fabien Gélinas.
Both law and machine are man's creations. Both exist to serve him, but may very well hurt him too, since both they are not always used for their intended purposes. Law and machines can come from the noblest enterprises, but can also serve the cause of folly. They are instruments of progress.
This fifth edition of the “Competition and Innovation” conference series will explore the relationship between law and technique, between law and the machine. It will take stock of the changes and responses of law to technical advances and revisit the fears often associated with progress.