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Professor Adelle Blackett to chair federal Employment Equity Act Review Task Force

On 14 July 2021, Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., F.R.S.C., BCL'94, LLB'94, was appointed chair of Canada’s new Employment Equity Act Review Task Force by Minister of Labour Filomena Tassi.

Published: 14 Jul 2021

Mahmud Jamal nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Honourable Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, has been nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Published: 17 Jun 2021

Helge Dedek receives 2021 Durnford Teaching Excellence Award

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Helge Dedek has received the 2021 John W. Durnford Award for Teaching Excellence during the online Law Convocation ceremony on June 11, 2021. Professor Angela Campbell, associate provost (equity & academic Policies), presented him with the award.

Published: 11 Jun 2021

Fabien Gélinas receives 2021 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Fabien Gélinas has received the 2021 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching, which was presented to him by Professor Andrea Bjorklund, associate dean (graduate studies) during the Faculty of Law's Spring Convocation ceremonies on 11 June 2021.

Published: 11 Jun 2021

Two alums named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholars

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that two alumni, Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre, BCL/LLB'14, and Raphaël Grenier-BenoÎt, BCL/LLB'19, are among the fifteen 2021 Leadership Awards Scholars of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

Published: 8 Jun 2021

Statements on victims of Kamloops Residential school

McGill University’s Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) has released a statement regarding the remains of 215 Indigenous children that were found at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.

Published: 3 Jun 2021

Sébastien Jodoin and Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Sébastien Jodoin and Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry are promoted to the rank of associate professor, with tenure, effective 1 June 2021.

Published: 26 May 2021

Kimberly Lee-Louis named Assistant Dean (Inclusion - Black and Indigenous Flourishing)

The Faculty of Law is thrilled to welcome back Kimberly Lee-Louis, BCL/LLB’13, as the inaugural assistant dean (inclusion - Black and Indigenous flourishing).

Published: 14 May 2021

Guillaume Laganière and Ghyslain Raza sweep Henri-Capitant prizes

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that two recent alumni from our graduate studies programs have been awarded the Henri-Capitant prizes for 2021.

Published: 13 May 2021

Continued Academic Renewal at McGill Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that it will welcome four new members in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Joshua Nichols will join the Faculty on 1 August 2021 as an assistant professor. Sarah Riley Case will begin a one-year term as a Boulton Junior Fellow on 1 August 2021, before taking up the role of assistant professor effective 1 August 2022.

Published: 23 Apr 2021

Professor Weinstock named Associate Dean (Research), Professor Jukier to continue serving as Associate Dean (Academic)

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Weinstock has been appointed associate dean (Research) for a three-year term starting 1 September 2021. He will replace Professor Allison Christians, H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation, who is completing a four-year term.

Published: 16 Apr 2021

Five incoming McGill Law students selected as McCall MacBain Scholars

The Faculty of Law is thrilled to announce that five incoming BCL/JD students from across Canada have been selected for McCall MacBain Scholarships.

Published: 7 Apr 2021

Winners of the Baxter Family Competition on Federalism 2021

The Faculty of Law of McGill University and the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Baxter Family Competition on Federalism, organized by Professor Johanne Poirier.

For the first time, the Competition was open to authors from the disciplines of law or political science. This edition’s overall theme was Federalism, Identity and Public Policy in Challenging Times.

Published: 7 Apr 2021

Professor Lionel Smith reappointed as Sir William C. Macdonald Chair

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Lionel Smith has been reappointed as Sir William C. Macdonald Chair, effective 1 May 2021 to 30 April 2028.

Established in 1895, the Macdonald Chairs are some of the oldest endowed positions at McGill.

Published: 9 Mar 2021

Professor Adelle Blackett receives 2020 CCIL Scholarly Book Award

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Everyday Transgressions: Domestic Workers’ Transnational Challenge to International Labor Law, by Professor Adelle Blackett, F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has received the Canadian Council on International Law’s (CCIL) Scholarly Book Award for 2020.

Published: 8 Mar 2021

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