September 2015

newspaperreader-150x150 Le professeur Daniel Weinstock sur le droit de prêter serment à visage couvert. Robert Leckey on young transgender people having their ID match their identity. Precedent magazine features Cassandra Brown, BCL/LLB’08, in an article on high-flying women associates on Bay Street.

September 2015

2015-september-maria rodriguez 150x150 Combining theory and practice: it’s an ongoing conversation for the world of legal education, but McGill Law students have been putting this conversation in action for over a decade through the international human rights internship program. Some of this year’s interns share what it’s like to go from the classroom to the world beyond.

June 2015

June 2015 Rod Macdonald in his own words 150x150 Rod Macdonald was a transformative force at McGill and in the broader world. This video captured his words of wisdom and his signature song in this salute to the Class of 2008.

April 2015

2015-April-OpEds-Manikis-150x150-3800Professors and students offer their thoughts on current legal issues, as featured in the Montreal Gazette and La Presse, on subjects including life without parole, intellectual property, and international human rights.

March 2015

newspaperreader-150x150 This month, Prof. René Provost comments on the murder of Alberto Nisman, while DCL candidates Dia Dabby and Jodi Lazare respectively comment on religious diversity in Quebec and on the Supreme Court decision on assisted suicide. Prof. Frédéric Mégret was also interviewed on the DSK affair.

January 2015

2015-jan-student-voices Voix étudiantes: Iñaki Navarrete a participé à une séance de négociations devant la Commission interaméricaine des Droits de l’Homme. Ngozi Okidegbe recently published an article that deals with online privacy in Canada in the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology.

January 2015

newspaperreader-150x150 This month, read Prof. Ronald Niezen on the limits of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission; Prof. Margaret Somerville about respecting physicians’ freedom of conscience; and Prof. Payam Akhavan on women’s emancipation and the concept of manhood.

December 2014

newspaperreader-150x150 Professors and students commenting on current events and legislation, from women and sex work to the status of migrants.

October 2014

newspaperreader-150x150 Several faculty members were in the news this past month: Vrinda Narain commenting on Malala Yousafzai; Margaret Somerville and Robert Leckey on assisted suicide; Frédéric Mégret on the Kazemi case and state immunity and Ram Jakhu on an Indian satellite reaching Mars orbit.

September 2014

law-sept2014-robert-leckey-oped-150x150-4053Robert Leckey in the September 9, 2014, Globe and Mail: “Ottawa must view sex work through a bigger lens.” A law based on a questionable response to power imbalances between men and women risks harming groups that aren’t its target, he writes.