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Víctor Muñiz-Fraticelli receives Mellon New Directions Fellowship

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Víctor Muñiz-Fraticelli has received a New Directions Fellowship from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The award will enable him to pursue studies in theology to complement his interdisciplinary scholarship.

Published: 14 Mar 2019

International Internship Awards for BCL/LLB students - Deadline extended

The McGill International Experience Awards, supported by Joseph Schull (BA'82, MA'85) and Anna Yang (BCL'88, LLB'88), help students gain first hand international experience related to their field of study.

Current BCL/LLB students are invited to apply for the following internship awards by Monday, March 25, 2019, noon (EST).  (extended deadline)

Published: 13 Mar 2019

J. Mauricio Gaona wins the 2018 Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media

The Faculty is pleased to announce that doctoral candidate and O’Brien Graduate Fellow J. Mauricio Gaona was awarded the 2018 Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media in the Graduate Students, Research Associates and Post-Doctoral Fellows category.

Published: 28 Feb 2019

The Faculty of Law places 22nd worldwide in QS World University Rankings

McGill University’s Faculty of Law was ranked as the 22nd best law school worldwide in the 2019 World University Rankings by Subject, published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), slightly up from 23rd place in 2018. Since QS introduced the ranking in 2011, the Faculty of Law has consistently placed in the top 35 institutions globally. The QS ranking is based on academic reputation, employer reputation, H-index citations, and citations per paper.

Published: 27 Feb 2019

Payam Akhavan and Frédéric Mégret promoted Full Professors

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Payam Akhavan and Professor Frédéric Mégret have been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective 1 March 2019.

Published: 25 Feb 2019

Call for papers - Eighth Annual Conference of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased to invite submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference, to be held on May 10-11, 2019, at McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal, Quebec. The purpose of the conference is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of younger scholars of Comparative Law.

Published: 22 Jan 2019

Call for papers: BLG Student Research Mini-Conference

Are you writing a supervised term paper or research essay for class this winter? Or did you write one in the fall or summer terms just past?

Get experience presenting your work and enjoy sharing your ideas with colleagues and professors by participating in the BLG Student Research Conference, hosted by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law on March 15, 2019, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Published: 16 Jan 2019

Adelle Blackett and Armand de Mestral appointed to CETA rosters

The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that Professor Adelle Blackett and Professor Emeritus Armand de Mestral have been appointed to Canada’s rosters of experts for the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). These rosters will be used to constitute expert panels that will examine various matters arising under CETA.

Published: 16 Jan 2019

Professor David Lametti Appointed Federal Justice Minister

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor David Lametti, BCL’89, LLB’89, MP for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, has been appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Published: 14 Jan 2019

Call for submissions - McGill Graduate Law Students Association's Annual Conference

The Graduate Law Students Association (GLSA) of McGill University’s Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the 12th annual McGill Graduate Law Conference, to be held on 8-9 May 2019, in Montreal, Canada.

Published: 10 Jan 2019

Applications open for two international law internship awards

The McGill International Experience Awards, supported by Joseph Schull (BA'82, MA'85) and Anna Yang (BCL'88, LLB'88), help students gain first hand international experience related to their field of study.

Current BCL/LLB students are invited to apply for the following internship awards by Monday, March 25, 2019, noon (EST). (extended deadline)

Published: 19 Dec 2018

Adelle Blackett Appointed to Court Challenges Program’s Expert Panel

The Faculty is pleased to share that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., has been appointed to the Human Rights Expert Panel of the Government of Canada’s renewed Court Challenges Program.

Published: 3 Dec 2018

Call for abstracts: “Disability: Dignity and Inclusion”

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites McGill students and recent McGill graduates to submit abstracts of essays or work in progress for presentation on Friday, March 15, 2019 at a half-day conference to be held as part of the 2018-2019 Disability and Human Rights Initiative.

Deadline: January 21, 2019.

Published: 22 Nov 2018

Aaron Mills named Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Aaron Mills has been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Constitutionalism and Philosophy, effective as of 1 August 2019.

Published: 15 Nov 2018

Andra Syvänen, BCL/LLB’14, to join the Faculty as Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment)

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Andra Syvänen, BCL/LLB’14, to its administrative team. She will take over the role of Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment), beginning November 19, 2018.

Published: 9 Nov 2018

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