Law student-chef fires up a feast for the Native Women’s Shelter

(30 Mar) 3L Joey Flowers spent a weekend in March cooking up braised bison short ribs and Arctic char to raise money for Montreal’s Native Women’s Shelter and his efforts caught the attention of the Montreal Gazette.

Philip Duguay : un étudiant qui a le vent dans les voiles…

Philip Duguay (7 mar) Un été passé en Afrique du Sud a mené Philip Duguay à écrire un article sur le développement de l’énergie éolienne au pays, lequel sera publié dans le numéro de mars du Oxford University Journal of World Energy Law and Business.

Mock victories no moot point

Detail of the Laskin Memorial Moot's trophy for best team, featuring a striking musk ox carving. (4 Mar) UPDATED. The Faculty’s moot teams began their competitions in February and have amassed some stellar results thus far, taking first-place in three separate moots with more competitions to come in March

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Alumni op-ed: Jodi Ettenberg, BCL/LLB’02

Jodi Ettenberg in Myitkyina, Myanmar (7 Mar) Jodi Ettenberg left a flourishing legal career in NYC to travel the world. She talks about the influence of her legal background on her experiences.

Alumni op-ed: Time to globalize the J.D.

Figurines of business people on a globe, shaking hands. (7 Mar) Drawing on his education and experiences at McGill, John Haffner, BCL/LLB ’06, currently a renewable energy executive based in Asia, argues that American law schools could benefit from “more expansive and globally enriched curricula.”

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Law at work: What _does_ one do with a law degre these days?
(7 Mar) What does one do with a law degree these days? The Faculty’s Career Development Office takes the question in its broadest sense and offers up a multitude of possibilities, addressing how the economic climate and changing legal landscape affect the search for a job.

Scarlet Key Society welcomes record number of Law students

(30 Mar) Four Law students were inducted into McGill’s venerable Scarlet Key Society in March, in recognition of their efforts and contributions to McGill and the community.

Research profile: Vrinda Narain

Vrinda Narain (7 Mar) From the debate about Bill 94 (“The Niqab Bill”) in Quebec to current events in the Middle East, discussions about religious freedom, gender equality and group rights are increasingly topical. Assistant Professor Vrinda Narain has authored two books on Muslim women and the law and she emphasizes the importance of including the voices of these women in the debate.

Court jesters

Students who are serious about comedy... (7 Mar) Lawyers making fun of themselves to raise money for charity: it’s not a joke, but Skit Nite at the Faculty of Law does have a reputation for milking the experiences of students, professors and lawyers themselves for punch lines that hit close to home.

Seeking justice for all

(7 Feb) Chiara Fish, a third-year student at the Faculty, shares her experiences working as a human rights intern in Iqaluit , from helping with legal research to representing clients during bail hearings

Profil de recherche: Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse

Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse (7 février) Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse s’est joint à la Faculté de droit en 2006 comme spécialiste du droit de la propriété et s’est vite fait une réputation parmi les étudiants pour son humour en classe. Focus online lui a posé quelques questions sur les implications du droit de la propriété intellectuelle sur nos valeurs culturelles et sociales.

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