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Professors Ramanujam and Mégret named co-directors of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Frédéric Mégret and Professor Nandini Ramanujam will begin a term as co-directors of the Faculty’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) on 1 February 2021. Their term will last until 30 June 2024.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program Grants

Grants available for faculty at Canadian postsecondary institutions Deadline to submit application documents to International Engagement Unit:  February 10, 2021 - directly to international.provost [at] mcgill.ca.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Helge Dedek promoted to Full Professor

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.

Published: 15 Dec 2020

Robert Leckey Reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Law

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.

Published: 11 Dec 2020

Call for papers: Law and the City - Annual Graduate Conference

The Graduate Law Students Association (GLSA) of McGill University’s Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the 14th edition of the annual McGill Graduate Law Conference on the theme of Law and the City.
Published: 4 Dec 2020

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.

Published: 4 Dec 2020

Irwin Cotler named Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism

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.

Published: 26 Nov 2020

Week of 23-27 November - Exam Clinics for Law Students

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.

Published: 16 Nov 2020

Yaëll Emerich Promoted to Full Professor

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.

Published: 13 Nov 2020

Ignacio Cofone authors policy report for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

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.

Published: 13 Nov 2020

Adelle Blackett to receive Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching

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.

Published: 4 Nov 2020

McGill Law ranked 16th worldwide

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.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

Faculty launches Climate and Sustainability Action Plan

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.

Published: 21 Oct 2020

Law Peer Tutor Program (2020-2021 Pilot Project)

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.

Published: 1 Oct 2020

2021 O’Brien Graduate Fellowships - Call for applications

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.

Published: 17 Sep 2020

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