February 2012

Allison Christians La professeure Allison Christians, actuellement à l’Université du Wisconsin, nous rejoindra en mai 2012 pour occuper la Chaire H. Heward Stikeman de droit fiscal.


February 2012

In the hopes of sharing her expertise with the legal community, and as a Senior Boulton Fellow at the Faculty of Law at McGill, the Honourable Louise Otis has initiated the Faculty’s first executive education program, a three-day negotiation retreat, that will take place in June 2012.


February 2012

Carole Cohen [13 fév] Juge à la Cour supérieure du Québec depuis près de 15 ans, Carol Cohen, BCL’82, a entrepris de partager son expérience du droit et des tribunaux avec la Faculté, alors qu’elle passe une année en résidence à McGill.


February 2012

Fred Mégret. Photo by Owen Egan. [13 Feb] What is a battlefield in the era of modern warfare? How should we determine whether human genes can be patented? How do we tackle the problem of discrimination when it simultaneously crosses gender, race, ethnicity and more? Professors Frédéric Mégret, Richard Gold and Colleen Sheppard take a look with their recent publications.


February 2012

[13 Feb] Timothy Wood, BCL/LLB’09, penned an op-ed for Embassy about his efforts to support underground gay activists in Jamaica.


February 2012

[13 Feb] Dean Daniel Jutras travels to New York City and San Francisco; Erin J.C. Arsenault Trust offers new fellowships for Law graduate students and law grads Anne-France Goldwater, BCL’80, and Ken Dryden, LLB’73, make their debuts on CBC’s Canada Reads.


February 2012

Student Katie Webber playing Mrs Boyle in The Mouse Trap. [13 Feb] In our student news round-up: Actus Reus brings murder to the Moot Court while the Environmental Law and Women’s Caucus student groups host a career panel and networking event. The McGill Law Journal hosts a debate on the future of the Constitution and Lucas Gilfuni presents a paper at the North American Consortium on Legal Education.


March 2012

Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré [13 Feb] Justice Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré was the first black Canadian to become dean of a faculty of law and the first black Canadian appointed to the bench in Quebec. A major conference at the Faculty of Law in March will celebrate the career and contributions of this groundbreaking jurist.


February 2012