Good News in 2020!

Good news for 2020 (yes, some good things did happen!) While this year has certainly brought challenges, plenty of positive events and initiatives came out of the pandemic’s limitations. Read on to (re)discover some of the good news from the Faculty over a year we are sure not to forget!

Alumni news

Dominique Hussey To wrap up 2020, we bring you a wealth of alumni news, with everything from new publications and opinion letters to interviews, features, awards, court nominations, promotions, and new endeavours!

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Échos étudiants

Photo d'une étudiante portant un protège-visage, réalisée par Thomas Alem-Lebel | Le Délit Billets de blogue, lettres ouvertes, articles savants, interventions médiatiques, activisme effectué et bourses reçues : la pandémie n’a pas empêché nos étudiantes et étudiants d’être très actifs cet automne sur une grande diversité de plans.

Actualités facultaires

Adelle BlackettPour la dernière édition de Focus online de 2020, nous vous proposons une pléthore de nouvelles, allant de promotions au sein du corps professoral, à des articles, des manifestes, des rapports déposés auprès du gouvernement et des interventions médiatiques sur des sujets aussi divers que les effets économiques de la pandémie COVID-19, la protection des travailleurs essentiels, la vie privée des Canadiens, la guerre dans l’espace et les élections américaines.

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Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, comes full circle

Brittany Williams

From the classroom to faculty administration: Brittany Williams, BCL/LLB’19, comes full circle as she joins McGill Law as Acting Assistant Dean (Admissions and Recruitment).

Fighting the good fight: James Hughes, BCL’91

James Hughes, BCL 1991 In tough times, many Montrealers have turned to organizations like Centraide, Chez Doris, Moisson Montréal and the Old Brewery Mission for invaluable support. Meet James Hughes, BCL’91, a McGill Law grad who leads one of the city’s most important charitable organizations.

Think of the Children! Children’s agency and the protection of their rights

Atagun Kejanlioglu Legal scholars are primed to create spaces for a dialogue on children’s rights, writes DCL candidate Atagün Mert Kejanlıoğlu, a member of a legal research team led by Professors Shauna Van Praagh and Angela Campbell that focuses on access to justice for youth. Considering children’s current needs — and not only their futures — will lead to enriched perspectives.

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