February 2016

TPP symposium-150x150-2016-7259The McGill Centre for Intellectual Property Law and the Centre for International Governance Innovation held a half-day symposium on January 29 devoted to the analysis of the TPP chapters on IP rights and foreign investment protection. Held on January 29, the well-attended event attracted scholars and students, as well as officials and policy makers, and generated many conversations.


February 2016

ram-jakhu-150x150 In this month’s faculty news, Ram Jakhu is to direct the IASL for a year, Robert Leckey signs an OpEd in La Presse+ about surrogacy, a talk by Frédéric Mégret at UNSW on podcast, and Daniel Weinstock on the future of Montreal on Canal Savoir’s McGill en parle.


January 2016

2016-jan-artistic-conviction-150x150 When Old Chancellor Day Hall closed for renovations, the Law Students’ Association-funded Art Committee initiated a project to decorate the walls with art.


January 2016

We ask: is the law funny? Law grads turned stand-up comics Jess Salomon, BCL/LLB’04 and David Heti, BCL/LLB’09 opine on whether the law has a sense of humour.


January 2016

2016-jan-rare books-152412-150x150The Peter M. Laing Rare Books and Special Collections Room at the Nahum Gelber Law Library houses a number of special volumes, many of which are virtual works of art. The collection’s physical presence provides fascinating insight into how technology has shaped, and is continuing to shape, the legal profession.


January 2016

2016-jan-shobhita-soor-150x150 Shobhita Soor, BCL/LLB, MBA’15, was part of the McGill Aspire team that won Bill Clinton’s Hult Prize in 2013 for their idea to address hunger in urban slums by farming insects. In this video, she explains the vision and logic of this idea.


January 2016

2016--jan-rare-books-video-150x120 Three-node spines, vellum bindings, gilded florets, embossed covers — the rare books room in the McGill Gelber Law Library houses an array of beautiful artifacts. Take a video tour of some of the most eye-catching elements in the room.


November 2015

libvrehommage150x150-6719Le professeur Vincent Forray a été invité par Jane Glenn à prélever quelques ouvrages dans la bibliothèque de Patrick Glenn à la Faculté. Ayant passé plusieurs heures dans le dernier bureau de l’auteur de Legal Traditions of the World, une pièce tapissée de livres, il nous livre une suite d’impressions émouvantes sur la vie intellectuelle et le métier de l’universitaire.


September 2015

2015-september-rene-provost-150x150-3262 René Provost has received a $225,000 research fellowship from the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation this year to explore the possibility of convincing armed, non-state groups to respect minimum standards of international humanitarian law in conflict zones.


September 2015

2015-september-homecoming-150x150Dean Daniel Jutras cordially invites alumni and friends for a kickoff Coffeehouse and the Dean’s Breakfast during Homecoming weekend. Come admire newly renovated Old Chancellor Day Hall, and meet former classmates, professors and current students.