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.


March 2016

Many Toronto-based gathered at BLG’s offices for a Coffeehouse with Dean Jutras on January 19. We share some photos of the event.


February 2016

ChristiansAllison Stikeman Chair Allison Christians has been named to the International Tax Review’s 2015 Global Tax 50 list. The Global Tax 50 list represent the choices of the International Tax Review‘s editorial team for those who have had the biggest impact on taxation around the world during the past year.


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.