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Brian F. Havel takes the helm at the IASL

The Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air & Space Law (IASL) are pleased to announce that, following his appointment in December 2016, Professor Brian F. Havel has joined the Faculty and officially taken over as the 13th Director of the IASL as of August 1st.

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Published: 13 Sep 2017

Allison Christians promoted to the rank of Full Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Allison Christians has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective September 1.

Professor Christians, who was recently renewed as H. Heward Stikeman Chair of Tax Law, coincidentally began her term as Associate Dean (Research) at the Faculty on the very same date for a three-year mandate.

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Published: 7 Sep 2017

François Crépeau appointed International Francqui Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor François Crépeau has been appointed International Francqui Professor Chair in Social Sciences for the year 2017-2018....

Published: 31 Aug 2017

Professors Fabien Gélinas and René Provost to receive Advocatus Emeritus distinction

Last Thursday, the Barreau du Québec announced the names of the lawyers who will received the Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.) title in 2017. The Faculty of Law is happy to report that several of them are members of the McGill Law community.

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Published: 7 Aug 2017

Alana Klein and Vincent Forray promoted to the rank of Associate Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana Klein and Vincent Forray have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, effective June 1.

Alana Klein teaches and researches in health law, criminal law, and human rights. She is a co-convenor of the McGill Research Group on Health and Law.

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Published: 5 Jun 2017

Aaron Mills appointed Assistant Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Mills (Waabishki Ma'iingan, Baatwetang) as Assistant Professor.

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Published: 1 Jun 2017

Vrinda Narain awarded the 2017 Gonthier Fellowship

Professor Vrinda Narain is the recipient of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice’s 2017 Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship. She will present results of her research project entitled “Difference and Inclusion: Reframing Multiculturalism and Reasonable Accommodation” at CIAJ’s Annual Conference on diversity this fall.

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Published: 17 May 2017

Frédéric Bachand appointed to Superior Court of Quebec

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Frédéric Bachand, Ad. E., has been appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal. He replaces Madam Justice S. DeVito, who elected supernumerary status effective December 6, 2016.

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Published: 4 May 2017

Evan Fox-Decent promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is pleased to announce that Professor Evan Fox-Decent has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective May 1, 2017.

In sharing the news, Dean Robert Leckey underscored how this promotion “recognizes [Evan’s] international stature as a scholar whose work crosses disciplinary lines and occupies a major place in current debates,” adding that “whether or not scholars agree with him, they must engage with his work.”

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Published: 4 May 2017

Stephen Toope to receive honorary doctorate from McGill University

On Thursday, June 1, during the Faculty of Law’s Spring 2017 Convocation Ceremony, Professor Stephen J. Toope, O.C., BCL’83, LLB’83, will be awarded a Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, and will give the commencement address.

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Published: 25 Apr 2017

Cristina Toteda appointed Faculty Lecturer in Legal Ethics

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Cristina Toteda as Faculty Lecturer in Legal Ethics, starting May 1, 2017. Me Toteda will work closely with Faculty members and engaged alumni to revise the mandatory second-year course in Legal Ethics and Professionalism and the upper-year course in Advocacy. She will teach those courses and also work with the first-year Integration Workshop course

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Published: 20 Apr 2017

Daniel Weinstock receives Charles Taylor Prize

Professor Daniel Weinstock was awarded the Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research at the Broadbent Institute’s Progress Summit 2017, which took place in Ottawa April 5-7.

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Published: 19 Apr 2017

Omar Farahat to join the Faculty of Law as Assistant Professor

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Omar Farahat as Assistant Professor.

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Published: 11 Apr 2017

Tanveer Ahmad appointed Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law

The Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) is pleased to announce that Md. Tanveer Ahmad has been named Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law (CRASL).

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Published: 27 Mar 2017

Angela Campbell promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Angela Campbell has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective April 1, 2017.

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Published: 10 Mar 2017

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