Seven McGill Law students and alums have been tapped to clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada in 2018. Meet this diverse and talented group of individuals.
In March, federalism experts from across Canada and abroad gathered in Montreal, Quebec City, and on a specially-chartered train for a conference marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation. We take a look back at the event.
Members of the McGill Law community have penned or edited over sixteen books in the past fifteen months. Covering subjects ranging from investor-state arbitration to health law, these monographs and edited volumes bespeak the vigorous intellectual life of our Faculty.
The Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism is co-organizing a major colloquium on Canadian Federalism and its Future: Actors and Institutions. The event, which will be held in Montreal, aboard a train, and then in Quebec City on March 23 and 24, takes place in the broader context of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation.
Simone Cavanaugh est nommée membre du Conseil jeunesse du premier ministre. Law Needs Feminism Because invites jurists to participate in its media campaign, and three of our students are selected to represent their ridings in the Daughters of the Vote forum .. Find out more!
The DALA student group has been exploring legal alternative career paths by meeting law grads and by connecting with different communities.
Charles Jalloh was elected to the UN’s International Law Commission; President and CEO of TVO Lisa de Wilde was recruited as an outside expert by Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly; Stephen Toope talks about his nomination as the head of the University of Cambridge; and Alanna Devine & Sophie Gaillard are Montreal SPCA lawyers who have been fighting the city’s pitbull ban. Read….
This fall, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism hosted Sarwat Bashi, Claudia Geiringer, Shivaun Quinlivan and Faisal Siddiqi, four outstanding human rights academics and activists as O’Brien Fellows in Residence.
As the general counsel for Pokémon International, Don McGowan, BCL’97, LLB’97, was among the first to play Pokémon Go, the game that took the world by storm this summer. Having worked on a staggering array of legal issues – marketing, licensing, intellectual property, negotiating product placements and devising contracts – McGowan credits his ability to be nimble to his McGill education.
Considering applying for an LLM or DCL? In a new video series, four of our doctoral students explain why they chose to pursue graduate studies in Law at McGill.