McCarthy Tétrault Language Training Fund: Enhancing access to legal education

In order to support Indigenous candidates in their application to McGill Law, the McCarthy Tétrault Language Fund was established to help break down barriers that Indigenous people sometimes feel towards the legal profession.

Law’s Bicentennial Website Project – Leading in Law Across Time

2019 Bicentennial Team To mark McGill’s upcoming 200th anniversary, McGill Law is creating a web-based interactive visual archive to explore the impact the Faculty throughout its history. Student teams, led by Professor Rosalie Jukier, have been diving deep into archival material to pull the contents together. Find out more.

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Nouvelles de la Faculté

Durant l’été et au début de la session, les membres du corps professoral n’ont pas chômé. Nous repartageons leurs interventions et leurs succès. De plus, nous avons eu l’honneur d’accueillir le juge Richard Wagner pour la conférence F.R. Scott. Voici un bouquet saisonnier de podcasts et lettres d’opinion, articles scientifiques et interventions dans les médias.

Nouvelles étudiantes

Larissa Parker Nos étudiants et étudiantes réagissent dans les médias sur certaines questions les plus pressantes, notamment l’environnement, la technologie, les droits de la personne, le droit de la famille et les droits des personnes trans.

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Orion Legal Group

Matthew Castel and Peter Mantas

Matthew Castel, BCL/LLB’13, and Peter Mantas, BCL/LLB’12, are doing law differently. Their Toronto-based Orion Legal Group is shaking up the traditional billable model of legal services and demonstrating how lawyers can be “growth leaders” to the businesses they serve.

A look back at the Law Class of 1950’s “The Group”

Alumnus James Soden in 1950 In November 2018, Wyndham Strover, the last – and oldest – member of “The Group,” the Class of 1950’s famous study group, passed away. Alumna Ann Soden shares some recollections of “The Group” as told by her father, Jim Soden (1922-2009), BCL’50, which include a rather elaborate hoax.

Welcome to the entering class of 2019

LSA volunteers On August 26, we welcomed the entering class of 2019 to Chancellor Day Hall for the very first day of their law studies. We share photos of the day and some statistics about our newest students.

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