Doctoral seminar a recipe for friendly debate

MaxCohenSeminar150x150 The first Dean Maxwell and Isle Cohen Seminar in International Law, a one-day forum peppered with vigorous debate, keen expertise and unwavering collegiality held in late June 2010, was a great success with both students and professors.

2010 AUCC Awards

McMillan-Maughan-150x150 Kelly McMillan and Christopher Maughan, who received internship prizes from the AUCC, are spending the summer abroad working in international development. They are also blogging about their experiences directly from Uganda and the Philippines.

LLD recipient Professor Reinhard Zimmermann

Zimmerman150x150 The Faculty of Law will recognize influential jurist Reinhard Zimmermann with an honorary Doctor of Laws at its Convocation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 4, 2010.

Pedalling to Convocation

Eytan Bensoussan, who recently completed the joint MBA-BCL/LLB program at McGill, is currently biking 2,500 kilometers, on a trip that began in Savannah, Georgia, and will finish in Albany, New York. He is raising money to support the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the Intensive Care Unit of the Jewish General Hospital. This month-long trip should end just before his Convocation ceremony on June 4.

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Coupe du monde – Les inégalités derrière l’émergence

ludo150x150 Ludovic Langlois-Thérien, qui fait présentement un stage au Cameroun, écrit: “si l’avènement de la Coupe du monde en Afrique témoigne d’une certaine émergence économique, il témoigne aussi des aspects inégalitaires de cette émergence, car ce sont les populations les plus démunies qui se retrouvent à payer une grande partie du prix du développement.”

Le procès d’Éric contre Lola – Des fractures dans le droit de la famille

Joanna Baron, étudiante de troisième année à la Faculté de droit, a publié cet article d’opinion dans le journal Le Devoir, le 14 mai 2010, sur l’affaire Éric c. Lola, cause sur laquelle Cour d’appel du Québec devra rejuger.

Identity is for history, not for politics

For D’Arcy McGee – Irish-born father of Confederation and the first Canadian politician to be assassinated – St. Patrick’s Day was too often a day for “humbug toasts” and “vulgar triumph.” For St. Patrick’s Day, considering the assassinations of D’Arcy McGee and Pierre Laporte Op Ed by Aidan Johnson, published on March 16, 2010 in […]

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Teens take on legal issues at the Faculty of Law


The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation’s gift to McGill’s High School Outreach Program continued to open doors for local teenagers as 170 high school students from Montreal and its surrounding areas took part in a day-long symposium at the Faculty of Law this spring.

Summer course with a difference

beader150x150 Aboriginal field course offers cultural immersion and enhanced understanding with a visit to Kahnawake reserve.

Civil Litigation Workshop memories

DirectorWoods150x150Alumni reminisce about real-world applications of the workshop established in 1988 by James Woods for students to hone their case preparation and management skills.

Setting “decent” standards for domestic workers

 Professor Adelle Blackett seeks to establish a framework that emphasizes basic but fundamental notions such as equality, freedom of association, and the elimination of forced labour for domestic workers.

Le graffiti et la propriété intellectuelle

4207-graffiti-roadsworth Les graffitis – nuisance ou œuvre d’art? Un panel s’est attaqué à la question de la propriété intellectuelle de l’art de la rue.

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