The 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.
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.
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.
Le 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.
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.
Dean 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.
In this series of videos, Cookie Lazarus, BCL’65, offers a look back on his storied career, summarized in the form of 12 life lessons.
Since 1968, the Faculty has reformed its program in 15 year intervals and this year, just over 15 years since the move to an integrated BCL/LLB program, the Faculty is once again re-calibrating its academic curriculum.
Le 25 mars dernier, un groupe d’étudiants de la Faculté de droit de McGill a participé à une simulation de contre-interrogatoire à distance organisée par le professeur Fabien Gélinas, co-fondateur du Laboratoire de cyberjustice de Montréal.
Their eyes on the shifting landscape of the legal profession, students explore the spectrum of dispute resolution, with input from a host of legal practitioners.