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Law is as law does: Revisiting retroactivity in common law jurisdictions

17May201612:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote research of students from McGill and elsewhere.  

Daniel Jutras to receive the Barreau’s 2016 Mérite award

In recognition of his exceptional career as a jurist and academic, Professor Daniel Jutras, Ad. E., Wainwright Chair of Civil Law and Dean of the Faculty, will receive the Barreau du Québec 2016 Mérite award.

Published: 28Apr2016

Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste

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

Doctoral defence for Ms. Sabaa Ahmad Khan.

Thesis title: Limits of Formalization and Horizons of Urban Citizenship: Insights on Law and Informality through the Lens of Electronic Waste.

The Legal Challenges in Cyberspace

14May2016
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Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Established in 2008, McGill’s Annual Graduate Conference in Law has quickly grown beyond its originally North American focus to become truly international in character.

Robert Leckey named Dean of the Faculty of Law

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Robert Leckey as Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, starting July 1, 2016.  

Professor Leckey joined the Faculty of Law in 2006, and is currently a full professor and a William Dawson Scholar. He does research and teaches in the areas of constitutional law and family law, using a bilingual and transsystemic approach. He has received the McGill Law Students’ Association’s John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award (2009) and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2010).

Published: 22Apr2016

Professors Gélinas, Saumier and Leckey named to Faculty Chairs

We are thrilled to announce the appointments of three colleagues to named chairs in the Faculty of Law.

  • Fabien Gélinas has been named Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, for a seven-year term commencing May 1, 2016. Fabien Gélinas, who leads the Private Justice and the Rule of Law research team, specialises in international dispute resolution and arbitration.
Published: 21Apr2016

Retirement of our colleagues Paul Dempsey and Margaret Somerville

After many years of extraordinary service and scholarly commitment to McGill University, our colleagues Paul S. Dempsey and Margaret A. Somerville will be retiring respectively on June 1, 2016, and August 31, 2016. 

Published: 21Apr2016

Nicolas Mateesco Matte (1913-2016)

It is with regret that the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air and Space Law must announce the passing of Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte, OC, QC, FRSC, CR, SRC, on April 13, 2016, at the age of 102. Throughout his distinguished academic career, Nicolas Mateesco Matte contributed to the development and better knowledge of international air and space law.

Published: 19Apr2016

Comment s'écrit la doctrine juridique? Regard sur les lettres de François Gény à Raymond Saleilles (1892-1912)

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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, with the support of the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, is pleased to welcome Professor

La réforme du droit français des contrats: orientations générales et textes emblématiques

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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, with the support of the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law, is pleased to welcome Professor

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