Beyond Ghomeshi

2016-april-ghomeshi-conference-150x150-9554 The Ghomeshi trial has created a lot of discussion about the criminal justice system and sexual assault. This panel was an opportunity to start a conversation about how survivors of sexual assault can be better served.

Faculty Kudos

ronald niezen-9077 In this month’s Faculty news roundup, The Faculty of Law places well in the QS World Rankings, and the excellence of our colleagues Nandini Ramanujam, Stephen Smith, Ronald Niezen and René Provost, and doctoral candidate Ma’n Zawati, are recognized in various ways.

Student Spotlight

2016 april student spotlight 150x150 A packed student news roundup! The “Law Needs Feminism” photo campaign; la Clinique juridique itinérante dans les nouvelles; three students receive support from the Davies Fund and another wins an internship for her article; et plusieurs étudiant.e.s font la manchette dans les médias ce mois-ci.

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Research Opportunities

2016-april-contests-abstract150x150 The Faculty has several essay contests and a postdoctoral fellowship on offer: découvrez le Concours Baxter sur le fédéralisme, les Bourses postdoctorales Steinberg sur les politiques et le droit des migrations internationales, et le Prix Nappert en arbitrage international.

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Six Supreme Court Clerks

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Meet our newest Supreme Court clerks, who will be heading to Ottawa in 2017.

Rayonnement de la recherche

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.

Homage to Claire Kirkland-Casgrain

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.

Upcoming alumni events

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.

Succès et générosité au rendez-vous

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].

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