November 2016


Jalloh
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.


September 2016

2016-sep-mcgowan_w_pikachu-150x150 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.


June 2016

2016-june-grad-videos-150x150 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.


June 2016

2016-june-REDlink-150x150 Vous voulez contribuer à la vie facultaire en soutenant nos étudiant.es et nos programmes d’enseignement? Vous avez envie de partager votre expérience? La Faculté vous invite à vous inscrire à notre programme de mentorat REDLINK qui jumelle diplômé.es et étudiant.es de deuxième année!


April 2016

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.


April 2016

Claire Kirkland-Casgrain150x150 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.


April 2016

coffeehouse-7098 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.


April 2016

2016-april-students-and-donors-150x150-4 Le 23 mars 2016, la Faculté organisait une réception pour célébrer la réussite de ses étudiants et souligner la générosité de ses donateurs. Près de 120 personnes se sont réunies au Grand Salon du Pavillon Chancellor Day pour cette belle soirée. [Album photo].


March 2016

2016-mar-blsam-coffeehouse-150x150 The Black Law Students’ Association of McGill (BLSAM) held its annual Coffeehouse in February, marking Black History month with a photo gallery featuring, among others, Viola Desmond, Martin Luther King and Leonard Braithwaite.