There goes the judge: Mr. Justice Kasirer

Just weeks after the end of his term as Dean of Law, Nicholas Kasirer was appointed to Quebec’s Court of Appeal – the province’s highest court. Calling the appointment “recognition of his remarkable talent,” Principal Heather Munroe-Blum noted that Prof. Kasirer “leaves an extraordinary legacy” after an outstanding 20-year career at McGill, and “will undoubtedly […]

IPLAI gets to work

In an age of fast-paced technological change – and at a university that regularly produces cutting-edge scientific discoveries – it’s easy for the humanities to get overlooked. But McGill’s newest institute promises to open a new window onto the humanities, promoting teaching and research that cuts across disciplines and departments. The Institute for the Public […]

Getting to the grassroots

Law students the world round are known for being bright and motivated. But at McGill, our students prove time and time again that legal education is more about community than competition. From scrubbing rubber ducks to setting out on a charity bike ride to improve access to justice, dozens of Faculty of Law students are […]

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High school outreach can extend its grasp, thanks to sponsorship

The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation has become the very first sponsor of an innovative program where law students help high school students succeed. The Foundation’s $20,000 gift will support McGill’s High School Outreach Program (HSOP), which brings Faculty of Law students into high school classrooms with the aim of giving teens a human connection to post-secondary […]

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