YAB Cocktail Photos and Alumni News

YAB Cocktail 2019 The 2019 Montreal Young Alumni Cocktail in photos, recent career moves within the alumni community,  and a round-up of articles, opinion pieces and academic publications by our graduates.

Nouvelles de la Faculté

David Lametti David Lametti nommé ministre de la Justice; Ignacio Cofone déboulonne l’argument « Je n’ai rien à cacher » en matière de confidentialité; un nouveau livre signé par Omar Farahat; Adelle Blackett et Armand de Mestral nommés à la liste d’experts pour l’AECG; et nos professeur.e.s dans l’actualité.

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Nouvelles étudiantes

Moses Otim, Robert Israel, Audréanne Côté Des équipes reviennent décorées des premiers concours de plaidoirie de la saison; nos étudiant.e.s au cycle supérieur prennent la plume sur diverses questions; l’Association du Barreau Canadien et Amnesty International soulignent l’excellence de deux étudiant.e.s; et La Presse s’entretient avec celle qui a servi de bougie d’allumage à la controverse SLĀV. Lire la suite…

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The Big Shortt: Videogames, AI and the Law

Michael Shortt, BCL/LLB'13

Michael Shortt, BCL/LLB’13, was still dreaming of becoming G.I. Joe when his parents predicted that he would follow the footsteps of his grandfather and become a lawyer. “I was a very argumentative child,” he confessed. It took him somewhat longer to reach the same conclusion. But one day, when Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse drew two penguins on a blackboard, Shortt knew he had found his calling. Read the interview.

Supporting Mental Health: Meet Shrabani Debroy

McGill University kicked off its first-ever Well Week by announcing a partnership with The Rossy Foundation that will transform its approach to student wellness and mental health. As part of the Rossy Student Wellness Hub initiative, Wellness Advisor Shrabani Debroy has joined the Faculty of Law to promote mental health awareness and support early intervention within the student community.

Anniversaire historique en droit du travail

Maude Choko et Liam McHugh Russell Pour souligner le centenaire de l’Organisation internationale du travail, la professeure Adelle Blackett a élaboré un ambitieux projet: d’éminents experts venus des quatre coins du monde ont accepté son invitation à prendre part à un cours innovateur, diffusé en direct à partir du pavillon Chancellor-Day.

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