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Queen’s conference to examine tax justice for women at critical time

On March 6 and 7, Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s (FLSQ) will host the conference “Women and Tax Justice at Beijing+20: Taxing and Budgeting for Sex Equality.” The event will bring to campus scholars and legal practitioners from across Canada and around the world to discuss and tax and spending laws that are undermining sex equality and how to ensure governments change these laws.

2015 alumni award winners selected from strong group of nominees

With the introduction of two new awards, along with the longstanding H.R.S. Ryan Award, 2015 has been a great year for Queen’s Law alumni to honour their peers. From a broad slate of candidates, the Dean’s Council Awards Committee has announced this year’s winners: James “Jim” Parks, Law’71, Kristin Muszynski, Law’05, and Robert Frater, QC, Law’84. The honorees will accept their trophies at an upcoming alumni event.

Students raise $2K with charity performance

For more than 30 years, Queen’s Law students have proven they aren’t just talented in the classroom and community – many of them have a second home on the stage! This year’s entertainers showed their musical chops on Feb. 11 at the annual Lawlapalooza. Students packed the Ale House in downtown Kingston to watch their schoolmates perform, bringing in $2,000 for two local organizations.

Incoming LSS President prioritizes student innovation, accessibility and community spirit

Meagan Berlin, Law’16, has been acclaimed as the Law Students’ Society President for 2015-16. Over the past two years, she has been involved with the school in multiple roles, including production manager of the student newspaper Juris Diction, selection committee member for the LSS and university Tricolour awards, and student ambassador. Having immersed herself in various aspects of the Queen’s Law student community, she feels she is ready to lead it.

New Queen’s Law Journal features a focus on 'Crimmigration'

Kevin Wiener, Law’15, and Ian Moore, MPA’14/Law’16, are among seven Queen’s students being inducted into the Tricolour Society this year for significant contributions to the university and to student life. The Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award, the highest tribute given to students for extracurricular, non-athletic activities, is presented at Convocation.