Just Dying: Euthanasia and assisted suicide

Jocelyn Downie (7 Feb) Jocelyn Downie, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at Dalhousie University, presented a case for changing the legal status of assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada during McGill’s annual Lecture in Health and Law.

Religion, culture and the law

(7 Feb) Two recent events at the Faculty broached the topic of religion and the law: a conference on Religious Revival in a Post-Multicultural Age and a student-organized panel on “The intersection of faith and the law in a secular state.”

Gifts in action: the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Seminar Room

(7 Feb) Osler partner Robert Yalden introduced the newly inaugurated Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Seminar Room on January 31. The room showcases Faculty’s state of the art teaching facilities.

Gifts in action: the Fasken Martineau Excellence Fund

Alex Sauveplane-Stirling (7 Feb) The Fasken Martineau Excellence Fund supported Alexandre Sauveplane-Stirling’s research on mining contracts in Colombia. Focus online looks at the various student endeavours made possible by the fund.

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Photo of a book of medical law and of the plastic model of a human heart.
(7 Feb) McGill Research Group on Health and Law member Mélanie Mader wants to have a frank discussion about organ donation and she has an unusual suggestion for how to go about doing so.

Seeking justice for all

(7 Feb) Chiara Fish, a third-year student at the Faculty, shares her experiences working as a human rights intern in Iqaluit , from helping with legal research to representing clients during bail hearings

Profil de recherche: Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse

Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse (7 février) Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse s’est joint à la Faculté de droit en 2006 comme spécialiste du droit de la propriété et s’est vite fait une réputation parmi les étudiants pour son humour en classe. Focus online lui a posé quelques questions sur les implications du droit de la propriété intellectuelle sur nos valeurs culturelles et sociales.

Profil de recherche: Geneviève Saumier

Geneviève Saumer (14 jan) Que vous ayez acheté un téléphone cellulaire pour Noël, pris un abonnement au gym pour tenir vos résolutions du Nouvel An ou commandé un livre sur Internet récemment, la professeure Geneviève Saumier, une spécialiste en droit de la consommation et en règlement international des conflits, nous explique pourquoi les contrats que nous signons à titre de consommateurs posent problème…

Cradle of Law

Cradle detail (14 Jan) A cradle that knits together the lives of many with ties to the Faculty features in a fairy-tale retelling of its life.

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