Richard Gold talks open science

Professor Richard Gold A renowned expert in intellectual property, Professor Richard Gold recently wrote in Fortune magazine on how COVID-19 has changed the face of drug development. He spoke with Focus online on open science and IP during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Comment passer au télé-enseignement

Le professeur Sébastien Jodoin Suite à la crise de la COVID-19, le semestre d’hiver s’est terminé en mode télé-apprentissage pour les étudiant.e.s de McGill. Le professeur Sébastien Jodoin a mené des ateliers d’enseignement virtuel pour nos professeur.e.s et chargé.e.s de cours. Il décrit comment cela s’est déroulé.

Pouvoirs et responsabilité en situation d’urgence

La professeure Lara Khoury. Les professeures Lara Khoury et Alana Klein, avec leur collaboratrice la professeure Marie-Eve Couture-Ménard, DCL’14, de l’Université de Sherbrooke, ont reçu des fonds de l’initiative MI4 Emergency COVID-19 Research Funding (ECRF) pour élaborer un projet intitulé « Le droit en période de pandémie: pouvoirs et responsabilité en situation d’urgence ». Elles ont accepté de nous en parler davantage.

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Échos de nos étudiant.e.s

Law student Alan Luo holding up a sign thanking healthcare workers. Students comment on pressing issues raised by COVID-19, the use of space resources, international criminal law, and more. Three BCL/JD students land summer placements through the #100Interns initiative, and another makes a donation of 10,000 masks to the MUHC Foundation. Plus the latest photos from #LawNeedsFeminismBecause.

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COVID-19 at McGill Law: a word from Dean Robert Leckey

Dean Robert Leckey.

In a letter to McGill Law alumni, Dean Robert Leckey reflects on the collective efforts of faculty members, staff, and students to come together during these extraordinary times.

Focus Feature: Shantona Chaudhury

Shantona Chaudhury.Shantona Chaudhury, BCL/LLB’05, is a founding partner at Pape Chaudhury in Toronto with a lively practice in appellate advocacy. She’s served as counsel in over 30 appeals and has successfully pleaded in front of the Supreme Court of Canada. Yet she hadn’t always dreamt of being a litigator. Taking a crack at the Sopinka Cup moot sparked her interest for litigation.

Legal Information Clinic at McGill continues to serve the community

Logo: Legal Information Clinic at McGill

After ceasing on-site operations in response to COVID-19, the Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) shifted towards remote work. LICM Executive Director Georgina Hartono and Director of Communications Alexandra Magazin reflect on coordinating such a large operation.

Alumni News

Kirsten Hillman a été nommée ambassadrice du Canada aux États-Unis. Four recent alums and students selected to clerk at the Supreme Court. Kirsten Hillman named Canada’s ambassador to the US. Jérémy Boulanger-Bonnelly and David Matyas receive prestigious scholarships. Plus alumni nominations, awards, and op-eds.

Nouvelles de la Faculté

Le professeur Daniel Jutras, qui a été nommé le recteur de l'Université de Montréal en 2020.

Des mandats renouvellés pour Frédéric Mégret et Andrea Bjorklund, un prix prestigieux pour Robert Leckey, une nouvelle étape de carrière pour Daniel Jutras, ainsi les plus récentes contributions médiatiques et nouvelles de notre corps professoral.

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