Trusting Civil Law

A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held…

Recent events at the Faculty

Highlights from student events and faculty conferences for the first month of the 2010 fall session.

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Parentage is about more than DNA

Professors  Angela Campbell and Robert Leckey Professors Angela Campbell and Robert Leckey wrote an opinion piece on the Pratten case in Vancouver: “emphasis on genetic heritage central to her claims and others like it exemplifies a troubling trend that calls for further scrutiny.”

Faculty voices

A recurring column presenting select excerpts from Faculty members’ comments on events in the news. In this edition: Professor William Tetley on the 40th anniversary of the October Crisis and Professor Richard Janda reveals Governor General David Johnston’s link to the romance novel Love Story.

Flying into the Future: Aviation in 2050

AviationTurbofans Turbofans power this aircraft and may someday be ubiquitous, as explained by BCL/LLB ’07 alum Andrés Drew, who presents a vision of aviation in 2050

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La Salle des livres rares de la Bibliothèque de droit Nahum Gelber dévoile ses secrets et ses beautés.

Research profile: Giorgio Resta

Giorgio Resta, professor of comparative law and visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, sits down with inFocus reporter Victoria Leenders-Cheng to talk about cultural nuance, harmonizing legal systems and the tension between mass media and judicial process.

The next big moral movement?

McGill students argue that animal law is an increasingly important legal subject. Their work, along with that of three other McGill alumni, is profiled in a Global Television documentary hosted by former news anchor Kevin Newman.

Supreme Court Advocacy Institute

CourtSeal-150 The Supreme Court Advocacy Institute provides free, non-partisan advocacy advice to lawyers appearing in an appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada. Co-executive director Grégoire Webber gives a behind-the-scenes look.

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