December 2014

newspaperreader-150x150 Professors and students commenting on current events and legislation, from women and sex work to the status of migrants.

October 2014

newspaperreader-150x150 Several faculty members were in the news this past month: Vrinda Narain commenting on Malala Yousafzai; Margaret Somerville and Robert Leckey on assisted suicide; Frédéric Mégret on the Kazemi case and state immunity and Ram Jakhu on an Indian satellite reaching Mars orbit.

September 2014

law-sept2014-robert-leckey-oped-150x150-4053Robert Leckey in the September 9, 2014, Globe and Mail: “Ottawa must view sex work through a bigger lens.” A law based on a questionable response to power imbalances between men and women risks harming groups that aren’t its target, he writes.

April 2014

Many of our grads (and one of our profs) argued before the SCC on March 18, 2014, in the high-profile Kazemi case.

March 2014

John Hobbins On February 10, the James McGill Society organized a talk by Librarian Emeritus John Hobbins about McGill’s Faculty of Law & the Inception of University-based Legal Education in Canada.

January 2014

newspaperreader-150x150 Signalons les contributions médiatiques de Daniel Weinstock dans Le Délit, de François Crépeau dans La Libre, de Margaret Somerville à CBC Radio, et de Payam Akhavan dans le Huffington Post.

January 2014

Angela CampbellThe Faculty congratulates Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), on the publication of her first book, Sister Wives, Surrogates and Sex Workers—Outlaws by Choice? (Ashgate, Dec 2013)

January 2014

newsbirdie150x150 Ce mois-ci, plusieurs de nos étudiants se sont exprimés dans les médias canadiens.

November 2013

nov2013-profs-news-christians-150x150 In world media this month, Dean Daniel Jutras argued Senate reform before the Supreme Court of Canada, while Ram Jakhu appeared in the Wall Street Journal Live, Allison Christians (pictured) spoke on CBC Radio’s “The Current,” Payam Akhavan was quoted in The Times of India, and UN Special Rapporteur François Crépeau was featured in The Guardian. Read all about it!

November 2013

Prof. H. Patrick Glenn Professor H. Patrick Glenn published a hefty, provocative new book in July, entitled The Cosmopolitan State (Oxford University Press, 2013). Here’s a sneak preview.