A Handful of Recent Faculty Events

2013-oct-handful-150x150-6467 There are so many events at the Faculty during the months of September and October that a person hoping to attend all of them would have to make some tough choices. Here are just a few of the dozens of lectures, symposia and conferences that we found fascinating this fall.

Développement global, handicap et droits de la personne

2013-oct-disability-access-justice-150x150 Le 2 octobre dernier, le Centre pour les droits de la personne et le pluralisme juridique de McGill a lancé sa deuxième série de séminaires axés sur la thématique des handicaps, des droits de la personne et de l’accès à la justice.

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New publication: The Worlds of the Trust

2013-oct-book-worlds-trust-smith-150x150 Despite the common belief that they are found only in the common law tradition, trusts have long been known in mixed and even civilian jurisdictions. The Worlds of the Trust, a new book edited by Professor Lionel Smith, sheds more light on the subject.

Queen’s U Survey for LGBTQ Law Grads

2013-oct-queens-survey-150x150 Un projet de recherche de l’Université Queen’s est à la recherche de participants-es pour compléter un sondage en ligne confidentiel sur les orientations et identités sexuelles dans la profession juridique.

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Welcome Back, Professor Bjorklund

Andrea Borklund takes up Fortier Chair
Arbitration specialist Andrea Bjorklund returns to the Faculty and takes up the new L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law

There’s A Place for Us

2013-oct-dcl-retreat-150x150-3003 Doctoral candidates Jodi Lazare and Geoffrey Conrad organized the Faculty’s 5th annual DCL retreat this September, at which 31 students, a half-dozen law professors and a few special guests discussed this year’s theme, ‘Finding Our Place in Academic Life.’

Profs Score 6 New SSHRC Grants

2013-oct-sshrc_maple_leaf-150x150 The Faculty celebrates six professors whose new research projects will be funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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