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René Provost awarded ICON-S book prize

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Rebel Courts: The Administration of Justice by Armed Insurgents (Oxford University Press, 2021), by Professor René Provost, F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has received the 2022 ICON-S Book Prize. Awarded by the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), this annual prize honours the best new publication in public law, construed broadly.  

Published: 1 Aug 2022

Andrea Bjorklund and Fabien Gélinas appointed Norton Rose Fulbright Scholars

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund and Professor Fabien Gélinas, Ad.

Published: 18 Jul 2022

François Crépeau appointed to the Ordre national du Québec

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau, O.C., O.Q., F.R.S.C., Ad. E., has been appointed officer of the Ordre national du Québec. He will be handed his medal by Premier François Legault during a ceremony at the National Assembly on 22 June.  

Published: 21 Jun 2022

LGBT Purge Fund establishes initiatives at McGill Law to promote 2SLGBTQ+ justice

The McGill University Faculty of Law and the LGBT Purge Fund are pleased to announce the creation of an experiential learning award and a research fellowship for law students. Supported by a $250,000 grant from the LGBT Purge Fund, both initiatives will promote student engagement towards 2SLGBTQ+ justice.  

Published: 7 Jun 2022

Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse will be promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 June 2022. 

Published: 30 May 2022

Johanne Poirier receives 2022 Durnford Teaching Prize

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Johanne Poirier has received the 2022 John W. Durnford Award for Teaching Excellence. Named in honour of the late professor and former dean John W. Durnford (BCL'52), and conferred by students, this award each year recognizes a law professor’s exceptional pedagogy. Professor Poirier received the award during the Law Convocation ceremony on 26 May 2022 for the second time, having won it in 2019.  

Published: 27 May 2022

James (Sa’Ke’j) Youngblood Henderson, F.R.S.C., to receive honorary doctorate at Law Convocation

On 26 May, James (Sa’ke’j) Youngblood Henderson, F.R.S.C., will receive a Doctor of Laws (LLD), honoris causa, from McGill University, and give the commencement address at the 2022 Law Spring convocation ceremony.

Published: 20 May 2022

Tina Piper and Darren Rosenblum appointed Associate Deans

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Tina Piper has been appointed associate dean (academic) and that Professor Darren Rosenblum has been appointed associate dean (graduate studies).

They will begin two-year terms on 1 September 2022 and 1 August 2022, respectively. They are replacing Professor Rosalie Jukier and Professor Andrea Bjorklund, who will have completed three years in these roles.

Published: 17 May 2022

Continued Academic Renewal at McGill Law

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce four appointments for the 2022-2023 academic year.  

Published: 12 May 2022

Staci Angelis named Manager of the Career Development Office

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Staci Angelis has been promoted to the role of manager, Career Development Office (CDO). Her first day in the role was 11 April 2022.

Published: 21 Apr 2022

McGill Law places 31st worldwide in 2022 QS World University Rankings

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce it was once again ranked among the world’s top universities at which to study law by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject in Law and Legal Studies placed McGill Law 31st worldwide.  

Published: 6 Apr 2022

Andrea Bjorklund appointed to Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund has joined the panel of arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) for a six-year term. She was appointed by Canada’s Ministry of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development.  

Published: 29 Mar 2022

Daniel Boyer retiring after twenty-four years at the Nahum Gelber Law Library

With sincere gratitude, the Faculty of Law is bidding farewell to Mtre Daniel Boyer, Ad. E., who is retiring from his role as Wainwright librarian and head law librarian. His last day will be 14 April 2022.

Published: 28 Mar 2022

Renewed term for Johanne Poirier as Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been reappointed as holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism for a seven-year term, beginning on August 1, 2022.

Published: 22 Mar 2022

Vanessa Batik joins McGill Law as Assistant Dean (Administration and Strategy)

The Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Mtre Vanessa Batik to its administrative team. She will take on the role of assistant dean (administration and strategy) on March 21, 2022.  

Published: 18 Mar 2022

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