June 2021

Mahmud Jamal nommé à la Cour suprême du Canada Mahmud Jamal, BCL’93, LLB’93, est nommé à la Cour suprême du Canada. Nous partageons aussi une foule de prix, de nominations et de superbes publications de notre communauté diplômée.


June 2021

Kim Lee-Louis Find out about our newest hires, Assistant Dean Kimberly Lee-Louis, Full Professor Darren Rosenblum, Associate Professor Priya Gupta, Assistant Professor Joshua Nichols, and Boulton Fellow Sarah Riley Case. Also: the latest papers, opinion pieces, and more from faculty and students.


June 2021

Khadija Ahmed Khadija Ahmed (2L), a reçu le prix commémoratif du Centre culturel islamique de Québec en début d’année 2021. Elle est la 2e étudiante en droit à recevoir ce prix.


April 2021

Man walking on the street, wearing a mask and checking his cellphone. Image by Kate Trifo via Unsplash.For the first time in history, contact tracing applications and immunity passports are being used as pandemic containment measures. But what does this mean in terms of privacy? What risks should policymakers balance when deciding which apps to use, or whether to use them at all? Professor Ignacio Cofone explains.


April 2021

Section of rapids on the Magpie RiverIn late February 2021, Magpie River became the first ecosystem in Canada to be granted legal personhood and rights. BCL/JD students Larissa Parker and Gabriel D’Astous describe their work providing legal research on this case, and why it’s meaningful to the future of environmental and Indigenous law.


March 2021

Marie-Andrée Vermette, BCL'97, LLB'97 Marie-Andrée Vermette, BCL’97, LLB’97, nominée juge de la Cour supérieure de justice de l’Ontario. Juan Carlos Salazar, LLM’00, appointed Secretary General of ICAO. DALA profiles of Katarina Daniels, BCL/LLB’15, Julie Bédard, BCL’96, LLB’96, and Joydeep Sengupta, BCL/LLB’08. Plus new books, opinions and blog posts.


March 2021

Les étudiants en droit Pouya Zabihian et Félix-Antoine Pelletier.Organisée cette année par McGill, la 43e édition du concours Pierre-Basile-Mignault s’est transportée pour la toute première fois sur Zoom, pandémie oblige. L’équipe de McGill est repartie avec trois prix, dont meilleur plaideur. Un compte-rendu par Amélia Souffrant.


January 2021

Savoie et Laporte Le germe du cabinet de droit internationa Savoie Laporte a d’abord couvé entre les murs du Pavillon Chancellor-Day. Pierre-Olivier Savoie et Pierre-Olivier Laporte, tous deux de la promotion de 2005, confient les précieuses leçons qu’ils ont apprises à McGill et offrent des conseils à ceux et celles qui aspirent à une carrière similiaire.


January 2021

Shauna Van Praagh Professor Shauna Van Praagh has made the most of teaching in a pandemic by bringing in wizards. Using the Harry Potter series to guide first-year McGill law students as they learn about extra-contractual obligations and torts, she’s also helped them them form connections despite being physically separated.


December 2020

Good news for 2020 (yes, some good things did happen!) While this year has certainly brought challenges, plenty of positive events and initiatives came out of the pandemic’s limitations. Read on to (re)discover some of the good news from the Faculty over a year we are sure not to forget!