March 2015

Northern Practice: Law at -30c

January 2015

2015-jan-cover story grads studies420x420Thinking of graduate studies in Law? Meet five grads who came back to McGill to do just that.

December 2014


Welcome to the season of decorative lights and winter carols. Embrace it – this is what holiday pluralism looks like. What does it mean? And why does it matter? Professor Víctor Muñiz-Fraticelli explains.

October 2014

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Peu d’universitaires ont eu une influence si décisive sur leur discipline. Peu ont eu un impact si sensible sur leurs étudiants et collègues. Mais aujourd’hui, c’est l’amitié, la grâce et l’esprit de cet homme extraordinaire qui nous manquent le plus.

September 2014

The 6th edition of the Faculty’s popular “Think Ahead / Une pensée d’avance” continuing legal education seminars kicks off on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Registration opens on October 9, at 10:30 am.

April 2014


A pair of new books by two faculty members hits the shelves: Putting Intellectual Property in its Place by Tina Piper; and The Structure of Pluralism by Victor Muñiz-Fraticelli.

March 2014

Profile of McGill Law alumna Michelle Ratpan
A litigation specialist for the World Bank, Michelle Ratpan (BCL/LLB’06) took time from her busy schedule to sit down with Focus online and discuss her career.

January 2014

Alumnus Nafay Choudhury (BCL/LLB’11) tells us about teaching law in Kabul, just after the withdrawal of Canadian forces from Afghanistan. He spent 14 months as an assistant professor at the American University of Afghanistan, where he taught courses in comparative law, contract law, and traditional justice, and helped to develop their law program.

November 2013

Ronald Niezen New Faces at the Faculty—Legal anthropologist Ronald Niezen shares his plans for the interdisciplinary Katherine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy, his brand-new book about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools, and what it’s like to follow some of our law classes.

October 2013

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