Faculty events: A conversation with Justice Juan Guzmán, prosecutor of Augusto Pinochet

october-2014-guzman-talk-150x150-0957 Juan Salvador Guzmán Tapia, the retired Chilean judge who was the first to prosecute former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges, spoke to a packed Moot Court at the Faculty of Law, discussing the case and its significance for the Chilean people.

Photo recap: Homecoming

aoc_homecoming-2014-150x150 Homecoming 2014 (October 16-19) brought Law alumni together on campus and around Montreal. Thanks to members of the classes of 1954, 1964, 1969, 2004 and 2009 who helped organize their class reunions, each of these graduating years celebrated with cocktails, casual drinks, or dinner at a local restaurant.

Johanne Poirier première titulaire de la Chaire Peter MacKell sur le fédéralisme

johanne poirier 150x150-1809 La Faculté de droit a le plaisir d’annoncer que la professeure Johanne Poirier a été nommée la première titulaire de la Chaire de Peter MacKell sur le fédéralisme.

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In the news

newspaperreader-150x150 Several faculty members were in the news this past month: Vrinda Narain commenting on Malala Yousafzai; Margaret Somerville and Robert Leckey on assisted suicide; Frédéric Mégret on the Kazemi case and state immunity and Ram Jakhu on an Indian satellite reaching Mars orbit.

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In memoriam: H.Patrick Glenn (1940-2014)

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Peu d’universitaires ont eu une influence si décisive sur leur discipline. Peu ont eu un impact si sensible sur leurs étudiants et collègues. Mais aujourd’hui, c’est l’amitié, la grâce et l’esprit de cet homme extraordinaire qui nous manquent le plus.

Alumni profile: A call to action

october-2014-profile-150x150-8908 A decade after receiving their BCL/LLB degrees, Stephen Panunto and Carol Gagné talk about where their education has taken them and where they want to take that education.

DCL retreat

Reflecting on the DCL experience, professors and doctoral students venture into allusion, metaphor and a bit of stand up comedy as well.

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