June 2015

Focus June 2015 new books 150x150 Professors Robert Leckey and Kirsten Anker have authored two new books, the first a comparative study of judicial review, the second on indigenous rights. Furthermore, several edited collections have been published, notably Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination.


April 2015

2015-April-events-roundup-150x150-6863 In its busiest month of the academic year, the Faculty hosted, among many other events: two events to showcase research; visits from human rights leaders, authors and scholars, as well as a Talmudic Law Moot competition.


April 2015

2015-april-videos-150x150 Skit Nite is a yearly opportunity for students and faculty to relax and enjoy some clever entertainment. We share some highlights: The MLJ praises its Citation Guide to a tune from the Book of Mormon, Dean Daniel Jutras sang again, and profs read some (faux) mean student reviews.


March 2015

2015-march-event-roundup-150x150-3526 Parmi les événements à signaler ce mois-ci: le professeur invité Giorgio Resta a prononcé la Conférence Wainwright; le Concours Mignault s’est déroulé à McGill; on a dansé dans le Tribunal-école; et la professeure Joanne St. Lewis a donné un atelier sur pourquoi les Canadiens noirs devraient être interpellés par la tragédie de Ferguson.


March 2015

Round of the 2015 Moots February and March bring a few last snow flurries, along with many mooting contests. This year again, about 40 students have participated or will participate in various moots, whose themes range from criminal law and international law to securities and social justice.


March 2015

alyssa-clutterbuck-150x150-7385 Law students extend their education beyond Chancellor Day Hall with a journal publication, a Reading Week tour of Asia, and a complaint to the human rights commission for discrimination based on civil status. Read more.


January 2015

2015-jan-profile-yves-fortierLa feuille de route d’Yves Fortier est imposante. L’avocat a plaidé 25 fois devant la Cour suprême du Canada. À titre de représentant du Canada à l’ONU, de 1988 à 1992, il a été aux premières loges d’événements marquants de l’histoire. Depuis une vingtaine d’années, c’est comme arbitre international qu’il laisse sa marque.


January 2015

giorgioresta150x150 Faites connaissance avec notre nouvelle recrue, la professeure adjointe Alexandra Popovici, ainsi qu’avec le professeur invité Giorgio Resta (ici sur la photo) et Cassandra Steer, la nouvelle directrice exécutive du Centre de recherche en droit aérien et spatial.


December 2014

2014-december-50yearsmarriage-150x150-1747 Stephen Lewis and Jennifer Stoddart, BCL’80, spoke at two events organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.


December 2014

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Focus online shares photo albums from the Toronto Coffeehouse, which took place on November 5 in the offices of Torys, and the New York City Coffeehouse on December 9 at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright. We were delighted to reconnect with so many of you!