January 2021

Blue surgical masks with a cellphone on top, showing a COVID tracing app. Composition of two photos by Markus Winkler, via Unsplash. The pandemic has changed almost every aspect of human life: from workplace culture to social interaction to simple acts such as taking a stroll near our home. But how does it change our expectations when it comes our privacy? A recent panel addressed this very question.


December 2020

James Hughes, BCL 1991 In tough times, many Montrealers have turned to organizations like Centraide, Chez Doris, Moisson Montréal and the Old Brewery Mission for invaluable support. Meet James Hughes, BCL’91, a McGill Law grad who leads one of the city’s most important charitable organizations.


December 2020

Atagun Kejanlioglu Legal scholars are primed to create spaces for a dialogue on children’s rights, writes DCL candidate Atagün Mert Kejanlıoğlu, a member of a legal research team led by Professors Shauna Van Praagh and Angela Campbell that focuses on access to justice for youth. Considering children’s current needs — and not only their futures — will lead to enriched perspectives.


October 2020

3L student and 2020-2021 SSMU president Jemark Earle Last spring, seasoned student leader Jemark Earle was elected President of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU), the union that represents McGill’s 25,000 undergraduate students. Focus online interviewed the 3L student, whose passion for student advocacy, mediation and arbitration led him to study law.


October 2020

Virtual party Pour les toutes premières Retrouvailles « à la maison » , des camarades de classe trinquent à distance, on vous invite à arpenter nos couloirs virtuellement, les professeures Adelle Blackett et Lara Khoury offrent la traditionnelle séance de formation continue, et la McGill Black Alumni Association présente une table ronde brûlante d’actualité sur le racisme systémique.


June 2020

Richard Bogoroch

“As a proud McGill Law graduate, the Richard M. Bogoroch and Bogoroch & Associates LLP Entrance Scholarship is my way of acknowledging the Faculty’s importance in my professional career and demonstrating the tremendous appreciation I have for the excellent education I received.”


June 2020

Nadir Khan et Jessica Schur sont parmi les étudiant.e.s qu se sont distingué.e.s lors des concours de plaidoirie. Bien que la fin de la saison des concours de plaidoirie ait été quelque peu écourtée par la pandémie, nos étudiant.e.s ont néanmoins eu l’occasion de démontrer leurs talents lors des joutes suivantes, présentées ici en ordre alphabétique.


June 2020

Student Lily Maya Wang. Photo by Dave Sidaway / Montreal Gazette Les associations étudiantes déclarent leur solidarité à la lutte contre la brutalité policière et la discrimination systémique; Ryan Hicks partage son expérience sur les premières lignes d’un CHSLD; Lily Maya Wang prend action contre le racisme découlant de la COVID-19; réactions à la prestation canadienne d’urgence pour les étudiants; nouvelles publications savantes de nos doctorants. Continuer la lecture…


April 2020

Shantona Chaudhury.Shantona Chaudhury, BCL/LLB’05, is a founding partner at Pape Chaudhury in Toronto with a lively practice in appellate advocacy. She’s served as counsel in over 30 appeals and has successfully pleaded in front of the Supreme Court of Canada. Yet she hadn’t always dreamt of being a litigator. Taking a crack at the Sopinka Cup moot sparked her interest for litigation.


April 2020

Logo: Legal Information Clinic at McGill

After ceasing on-site operations in response to COVID-19, the Legal Information Clinic at McGill (LICM) shifted towards remote work. LICM Executive Director Georgina Hartono and Director of Communications Alexandra Magazin reflect on coordinating such a large operation.