June 2017

Stephen Toope giving the convocation address L’Université McGill a remis un doctorat honoris causa à Stephen Toope, BCL’83, LLB’83, lors de la collation des grades du printemps qui a eu lieu le 1er juin. Nous partageons des photos de l’événement et de la soirée cocktail qui a suivi.


June 2017

Tanya de Mello The Droit Autrement / Legal Alternative (DALA) student group is rethinking the potential of a law degree. We showcase one of their “Lawfully Uncommon” interviews with Tanya de Mello, BCL/LLB’11, Director of Human Rights Services at Ryerson University. Keep reading


April 2017

Cee Strauss, Katie Spillane, Ben Rogers, Anne-Sophie Ouellet, Aly Haji, Lex Gill & Etienne Cossette-Lefebvre.

Seven McGill Law students and alums have been tapped to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2018. Meet this diverse and talented group of individuals.


April 2017

Part of the event took place aboard a train. In March, federalism experts from across Canada and abroad gathered in Montreal, Quebec City, and on a specially-chartered train for a conference marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation. We take a look back at the event.


March 2017

2017-march-open-book-150x150 Members of the McGill Law community have penned or edited over sixteen books in the past fifteen months. Covering subjects ranging from investor-state arbitration to health law, these monographs and edited volumes bespeak the vigorous intellectual life of our Faculty.


March 2017

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The Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism is co-organizing a major colloquium on Canadian Federalism and its Future: Actors and Institutions. The event, which will be held in Montreal, aboard a train, and then in Quebec City on March 23 and 24, takes place in the broader context of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation.


January 2017

Law Needs Feminism Because is holding a Mingle & Jingle Coffeehouse 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!


January 2017

DALA.
The DALA student group has been exploring legal alternative career paths by meeting law grads and by connecting with different communities.


November 2016


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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….


November 2016

november 2016 obrien fellows 150x150 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.