The Queen’s Law community was saddened by the sudden death of Professor Emeritus Bernard “Bernie” Adell, in his 75th year, on July 24 while visiting family in Sasebo, Japan. A former dean of Queen’s Law, he was a respected teacher and an internationally recognized scholar in employment and labour law.
Law students will provide legal advice, assistance, information and representation to low-income individuals in the Kingston area involved with the family justice system.
Oluwatobiloba “Tobi” Moody, a doctoral candidate in Law, recently received a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship worth $50,000 per year over the next three years. The federal government established the program in 2008 to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to make Canada world-renowned for excellence in research and higher learning.
For Jennifer Dumoulin, Law'15, winning a prestigious Canadian essay competition isn’t just a personal triumph – it’s a tribute to her upbringing. She was selected by a jury at the end of July as the winner of the Sword & Scale essay contest, an award established by the National Military Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association to promote and reward interest in military law topics in Canadian law schools.
Two Queen’s Law alumni in Ottawa -- Bryan A. Carroll, Law’71, and Ian Carter, Law’02 -- were recognized at the County of Carleton Law Association’s most recent AGM and awards dinner in the Capital.
Flags on campus are lowered in memory of Professor Emeritus Bernard "Bernie" Adell, a former dean of the Faculty of Law and an internationally recognized scholar in the employment and labour law field.
Malini Moorthy, Law‘94, has been named to Inside Counsel magazine’s list of 100 women likely to be ready to take on the role of General Counsel in the United States within the next three years.
Thinking on their feet, improvising under pressure and working as a team – these important skills enabled law students Emily Evangelista, Law’15, and Ben Snow, Law’14, to help their Queen’s teams capture first place at two key mooting competitions this spring.
Now, as the result of a $100,000 gift from Toronto litigation firm Lenczner Slaght, Queen’s will be able to further expand and deepen the range of mooting opportunities it can offer its students, giving them the chance to hone their courtroom skills in a real-life environment.
Naheed Yaqubian, Law ‘14, is one of five Queen’s students recently inducted into the Tricolour Society during a reception at the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. The Society’s first-ever celebration ahead of new members’ graduation brought together their families and friends to honour the latest winners of the Agnes Benidickson Tricolour Award, the highest tribute paid to students for their distinguished service to the University in non-athletic, extra-curricular activities.
Queen’s Law students will have more opportunities to learn about legal ethics and professionalism thanks to philanthropic support from Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault.
Upper-year law students will be required to take a course in legal ethics and professionalism. They will also learn from legal experts in the field thanks to the support from Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault.