[12 Oct] Blinded at age 16, Thomas Shearer Stewart nevertheless graduated from the Faculty in 1908, winning the gold medal award for academic excellence. His granddaughter, Lesley Stewart, tells his remarkable story, and how the Thomas Shearer Stewart Travelling Fellowship came about.
[15 Sep] Anne-France Goldwater, BCL’80, brings her no-holds-barred attitude with her as she rules on small claims arbitration cases on her new television show, L’Arbitre. Focus online caught up with the fiery lawyer for a conversation about arbitration, law and life.
[15 sep] Frédéric Bachand, professeur agrégé à la Faculté de droit de McGill et spécialiste de l’arbitrage, effectue présentement un séjour sabbatique à la National University of Singapore. Il nous envoie une carte postale de Singapour.
[15 Sep] A partner and head of litigation at Tutino Edwards Joseph and and adjunct professor, Jeffrey Edwards, BCL’86, LLB’86, shares his experiences as an arbitrator specializing in construction and product liability law.
La Clinique de droit pénal international de McGill a reçu récemment une subvention du ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international, confirmant l’importance du groupe pour les tribunaux pénaux à travers le monde. Nous rencontrons les étudiants qui travaillent cette année à la Clinique.
(30 Mar) Four Law students were inducted into McGill’s venerable Scarlet Key Society in March, in recognition of their efforts and contributions to McGill and the community.
(14 Apr) Assistant Professor Helge Dedek likes to examine the law from a comparative and historical perspective. He spoke to Focus online about some interesting ideas that arise when history, philosophy and law intersect.
(7 Mar) From the debate about Bill 94 (“The Niqab Bill”) in Quebec to current events in the Middle East, discussions about religious freedom, gender equality and group rights are increasingly topical. Assistant Professor Vrinda Narain has authored two books on Muslim women and the law and she emphasizes the importance of including the voices of these women in the debate.
(7 Mar) Lawyers making fun of themselves to raise money for charity: it’s not a joke, but Skit Nite at the Faculty of Law does have a reputation for milking the experiences of students, professors and lawyers themselves for punch lines that hit close to home.
(7 Feb) Chiara Fish, a third-year student at the Faculty, shares her experiences working as a human rights intern in Iqaluit , from helping with legal research to representing clients during bail hearings