The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Helge Dedek will be promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 January 2021.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Samuel Gale Professor Robert Leckey, BCL/LLB’02, has been reappointed as dean. Dean Leckey’s reappointment, approved by the Board of Governors at its meeting on 10 December 2020, is effective 1 July 2021 for a term of five years.
Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, joins the Faculty as Acting Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment)
The Faculty of Law is delighted to welcome Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, to its administrative team. She joins us for a one-year appointment as Acting Assistant Dean (admissions and recruitment), effective 7 December 2020.
We are pleased to share that Professor Emeritus the Hon. Irwin Cotler, OC, OQ, PC, BA’61, BCL’64, LLD’19, has been named Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism by the Prime Minister of Canada. Professor Cotler is the first incumbent of this role aimed at preserving the stories of Holocaust survivors through younger generations, and working to promote and defend pluralism, inclusion, and human rights.
The Student Affairs Office is holding a series of 30-minute Exam Clinics for McGill Law students for a week. Staff will walk you through installing Examplify and doing a mock exam to check that the installation went correctly.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Yaëll Emerich has been promoted to the rank of full professor, effective 1 October 2020.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) of Canada released (on November 12) a report authored by Professor Ignacio Cofone which will inform the OPC’s recommendations for privacy law reform in Canada.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett will receive the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (full professor category) during the Fall Convocation ceremony on 5 November 2020.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to share that it has once again been ranked among the world’s top universities for studying law by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The 2021 ranking by subject rated McGill the 16th-best school worldwide for studying law, up from 20th place last year.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to share its Climate and Sustainability Action Plan, which outlines the Faculty’s specific needs, challenges and opportunities in meeting the objectives of McGill University’s Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy.
The Student Affairs Office (SAO / SAÉ) is announcing the Law Peer Tutor Program, a pilot project for 2020-2021. This program is intended to provide academic support and mentorship to first-year students who are experiencing academic difficulties, or who wish to improve their academic performance.
The O’Brien Graduate Fellowships were established in 2005 through a very generous gift from David O’Brien, BCL 1965, for newly admitted outstanding Masters or Doctoral students studying in the area of human rights and legal pluralism in the Faculty of Law, McGill University.
Inspired by the fabled meeting place in ancient Rome, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) Forum is founded on the principles of inclusive citizenship and deliberative democracy. The Forum aspires to create a space for learning from the past, deliberating about the present, and building a common future together.
See below on how to join this new reading group.
The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Dean Robert Leckey, and Professor Stephen Smith have been honoured by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Professor Blackett and Professor Smith have been elected fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences and Dean Leckey has been elected a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.