February 2013

From March 21 to 23, 2013, two dozen of the world’s top figures of human rights will assemble at the Centre Mont Royal for the third Echenberg Global Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and the Fragility of Freedom. Participants will hear from former political prisoners from China and Iran, influential bloggers from Tunisia and Uganda, and many other noteworthy speakers.


February 2013

Combining constitutional, environmental and ethical concerns, Professor Hoi Kong’s boundary-blurring research defies easy categorization. In an in-depth interview done late last year, Focus Online asked him to sketch it out for us.


January 2013

Save the Date for the Third Echenberg Family Conference: March 21 to 23, 2013, at which over two dozen top figures of human rights from around the world will address Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom.


January 2013

La semaine dernière, le professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse, directeur du Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle à McGill, annonçait fièrement la publication du JurisClasseur Québec – Propriété intellectuelle.


December 2012

With many exciting initiatives being launched this year, the Faculty of Law at McGill University opens the door to a deeper understanding of disability law, in light of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.


December 2012

International Law Professor Payam Akhavan argues before the International Criminal Court that post-revolutionary Libya is ready and able to try its former leaders.


December 2012

Planned, organized, and led by the students themselves, but supervised by professors, student-initiated seminars offer a new and engaged way of learning at McGill’s Faculty of Law.


November 2012

In light of Bedford v. Canada, the McGill Research Group on Health and Law’s annual panel discussed “Sex Work, Rights, and the Criminal Law,” at a standing-room-only event attended by over 100 students, lawyers, academics, sex workers and social service providers.


November 2012

William Dawson Scholar and Director of the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory, Professor Adelle Blackett has actively worked on improving labour conditions of migrant domestic workers for 22 years.


November 2012

In honour of the inaugural Osler Homecoming Run, held at the Faculty on October 13, Focus online investigates a hidden side of the McGill Law community: running (but not from justice).