April 2015

2015-April-OpEds-Manikis-150x150-3800Professors and students offer their thoughts on current legal issues, as featured in the Montreal Gazette and La Presse, on subjects including life without parole, intellectual property, and international human rights.

March 2015

newspaperreader-150x150 This month, Prof. René Provost comments on the murder of Alberto Nisman, while DCL candidates Dia Dabby and Jodi Lazare respectively comment on religious diversity in Quebec and on the Supreme Court decision on assisted suicide. Prof. Frédéric Mégret was also interviewed on the DSK affair.

January 2015

2015-jan-student-voices Voix étudiantes: Iñaki Navarrete a participé à une séance de négociations devant la Commission interaméricaine des Droits de l’Homme. Ngozi Okidegbe recently published an article that deals with online privacy in Canada in the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology.

January 2015

newspaperreader-150x150 This month, read Prof. Ronald Niezen on the limits of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission; Prof. Margaret Somerville about respecting physicians’ freedom of conscience; and Prof. Payam Akhavan on women’s emancipation and the concept of manhood.

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.