December 2021

EDI at McGillAs part of Homecoming, and one day before the inaugural National Day of Truth & Reconciliation, a group of McGill experts gathered for a panel on Indigenous rights in Canada, and on the role academia can play in informing equity, diversity and inclusion practices and policies.


December 2021

Detail of the Christie Ride poster, showing three cartoon cyclists. Students, professors, alumni and friends departed from Chancellor Day Hall bright and early on 25 September 2021, to cycle around the city as part of the 13th Annual Dugald Christie Bike Ride and raise money for access to justice.


September 2021

ILADA president Simon Filiatrault speaking to new studentsIl y avait de l’émotion dans l’air le lundi 30 août 2021, lorsque les membres de notre nouvelle cohorte se sont rencontrés pour la première fois devant le Pavillon Chancellor-Day.


September 2021

James Hughes, BCL 1991 Notre communauté diplômée appelle à l’action sur le cyberharcèlement et sur les personnes en péril en Afghanistan. D’autres nous parlent de passeports vaccinaux, de la retraite de la juge Abella ou encore de leurs engagements envers la communauté.


September 2021

Adelle Blackett Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad.E., FRSC, has been selected to Chair the Task Force to review Canada’s Employment Equity Act, and “to help bring this Act into the 21st century and embrace the true potential of all workers.”


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.