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Vincent Forray takes the directorship of the Crépeau Centre

The Faculty is pleased to announce that Professor Vincent Forray has been appointed Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law for a two-year term. His mandate will begin on July 1, 2018.

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Published: 1 Jun 2018

François Crépeau reappointed as Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau, holder of the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, has been reappointed as Director of the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) for a two-year term, effective August 1, 2018.

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Published: 1 Jun 2018

Mugambi Jouet to join the Faculty as Boulton Junior Fellow in 2018 and Assistant Professor in 2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Mugambi Jouet will be joining the Faculty as Boulton Junior Fellow, starting on August 1, 2018, before being appointed Assistant Professor on August 1, 2019.

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Published: 29 May 2018

Kerry Sloan to join the Faculty of Law as Assistant Professor in 2019

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Kerry Sloan will be joining the Faculty as an Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2019.

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Published: 29 May 2018

Ignacio Cofone appointed Assistant Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Ignacio Cofone will be joining the Faculty as an Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2018.

Ignacio Cofone's research explores how private law regulates information and what are the social consequences of these regulatory choices. Bringing together information privacy, contract law, and behavioral economics, his work has been published in law journals in Europe, South America, and the United States.

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Published: 25 May 2018

Fabien Gélinas named Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholar in Arbitration & Commercial Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad.E., Sir William C. Macdonald Chair, was appointed Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholar in Arbitration and Commercial Law for a one-year term. Professor Gélinas was one of the inaugural recipients of this award in 2013....

Published: 24 May 2018

Call for papers: 2019 Baxter Family Competition on Federalism

McGill University’s Faculty of Law and the Peter Mackell Chair in Federalism are proud to announce that the Baxter Family Competition on Federalism will be returning for a second edition in early 2019. This prestigious bi-annual competition is made possible through the generous support of Rachel Baxter (BSc’84, BCL’88) and Colin Baxter (BCL’90, LLB’90), who both practice law in Ottawa.

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Published: 9 May 2018

Call for papers. Managing International Economic (Dis)Integration: Challenges and Opportunities

The American Society of International Law International Economic Law Interest Group, the Canadian Council on International Law, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation, together with McGill University's Faculty of Law, are pleased to announce the Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law incorporating the 2018 ASI...

Published: 9 May 2018

In memoriam: Professor Dr. Michael Milde (1931-2018)

The Faculty of Law and the McGill Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) learned with deep sadness of the passing of IASL Director Emeritus Professor Dr. Michael Milde, at age 87. 

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Published: 9 May 2018

Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré to receive honorary Doctor of Laws from McGill

On May 31, the Honourable Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré will receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, and give the commencement address at the Faculty of Law’s convocation ceremony.  

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Published: 8 May 2018

The Faculty of Law places 23rd worldwide, up two from 2017 in QS World University Rankings

In the 2018 World University Rankings by Subject published by Quacquarelli Symonds, McGill University’s Faculty of Law placed 23rd best place to study law worldwide, slightly up from the 25th rank in 2017. Since the ranking was introduced by QS in 2011, the Faculty of Law has consistently secured a spot in the global top 35. The QS ranking is based on academic reputation, employer reputation, H-index citations, and citations per paper.

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Published: 13 Apr 2018

New Alumni Relations and Career Development Office staff members

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome four new staff members in its administrative team. Three new people have joined our University Advancement team, in charge of promoting engagement within our alumni community and fundraising for Faculty priorities. As Advancement Director, Isabelle Limoges took the helm of the team, while Davina Loporcaro and Julie Timmins have joined the ranks as Advancement Officers....

Published: 9 Apr 2018

2018-2019 Stipend for Intensive Courses on Federalism

The Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism is pleased to introduce a new stipend, aimed at financially supporting a McGill Faculty of Law student wishing to participate in one of the following programs:

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Published: 21 Mar 2018

Professors Armand de Mestral and Fabien Gélinas Appointed to NAFTA Roster

The Faculty of Law is pleased to congratulate Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral (left on photo) and Professor Fabien Gélinas on having been appointed to the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Roster for Canada, announced by the Government of Canada on 21 February....

Published: 15 Mar 2018

Call for student contributions - Seminar on "Reconciling Product Safety and Civil Liability: Governance in the Age of Risk and Uncertainty"

Professors Marie-Eve Arbour (Laval) and Lara Khoury (McGill) invite Law students in the BCL/LLB, LLM or DCL programs to submit a proposal for a scientific contribution to the above seminar, which will take place June 6-8, 2018, in Sacacomie, Quebec.

The selected students will have the opportunity to present their work as part of this seminar and to benefit from the mentorship of participating researchers from six countries.

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Published: 13 Mar 2018

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