Simone Cavanaugh est nommée membre du Conseil jeunesse du premier ministre. Law Needs Feminism Because invites jurists to participate in its media campaign, and three of our students are selected to represent their ridings in the Daughters of the Vote forum .. Find out more!
The DALA student group has been exploring legal alternative career paths by meeting law grads and by connecting with different communities.
Charles Jalloh was elected to the UN’s International Law Commission; President and CEO of TVO Lisa de Wilde was recruited as an outside expert by Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly; Stephen Toope talks about his nomination as the head of the University of Cambridge; and Alanna Devine & Sophie Gaillard are Montreal SPCA lawyers who have been fighting the city’s pitbull ban. Read….
This fall, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism hosted Sarwat Bashi, Claudia Geiringer, Shivaun Quinlivan and Faisal Siddiqi, four outstanding human rights academics and activists as O’Brien Fellows in Residence.
As the general counsel for Pokémon International, Don McGowan, BCL’97, LLB’97, was among the first to play Pokémon Go, the game that took the world by storm this summer. Having worked on a staggering array of legal issues – marketing, licensing, intellectual property, negotiating product placements and devising contracts – McGowan credits his ability to be nimble to his McGill education.
Considering applying for an LLM or DCL? In a new video series, four of our doctoral students explain why they chose to pursue graduate studies in Law at McGill.
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In this roundup of research news, Marie Manikis writes about mandatory minimum sentences. Richard Gold helps clear the way to removing gene patents as an obstacle to diagnosing a life-threatening heart condition. Richard Janda publishes an article about Patrick Glenn‘s legal theory. Frédéric Mégret discussed the safeguarding of liberties in the context of fighting terrorism on CTV News.
Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, BA’47, BCL’50, LLD’97, was a lawyer, judge and politician who blazed a trail for women in the halls of power everywhere. Her funeral in Montreal in April was the first ‘National funeral’ for a woman in Quebec.
We’ve begun planning for Homecoming, so save the date and plan on joining us for a variety of activities! Also, The Class of 1991 is planning its Silver Celebration.