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Queen’s PhD grad coauthors invaluable book to combat illegal tax practices

(December 5, 2016)

David Kerzner, Law’90, PhD’15, has used his doctoral research at Queen’s Law to make a timely contribution to a subject in the public spotlight. He is the coauthor of a new book, International Tax Evasion in the Global Information Age, focused on tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs). Called “an invaluable resource” by retired Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein, the text was published by Irwin Law last summer and is now being published internationally by Palgrave Macmillan in London and by Springer Publishing online.

Queen’s Law students get up close and personal with Supreme Court justice

(November 25, 2016)

Addressing the Queen’s Law community last week, Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) shared stories on her experiences – from breaking into the judiciary as the youngest and first pregnant judge in the country to becoming the first Jewish woman to sit on its highest court. 

Former Queen’s criminal law professor appointed to Ontario Court of Appeal

(November 24, 2016)

“A lawyer's lawyer, then a professor's professor, then a judge's judge – Gary Trotter has done it all, performing at the highest level imaginable every step of the way." In those words, Justice David Stratas, Law’84, of the Federal Court of Appeal, describes the latest Court of Appeal for Ontario (OCA) appointee. 

Law’71 alumnus honoured for distinguished service to Queen’s

(November 16, 2016)

David Pattenden, the holder of five Queen’s degrees (BA’67, MA’69, LLB’71, MEd’74 and an honorary doctorate, LLD’03), has a new distinction from his alma mater. He is one of six members of the Queen’s community (two from Law) who received the Distinguished Service Award on November 5. The award, presented by University Council, recognizes individuals who have made Queen’s a better place.

Grad puts her global reputation to work for Amnesty

(November 14, 2016)

For Jayne Stoyles, Law’96 (Artsci’91), a passion for justice has always been undeniable, driving her to help victims of human rights violations in Canada and around the world. In September, this drive took her to a new role as Executive Director of Amnesty International Canada (English Branch), in an environment that suits her well.

Former Queen’s Alumni Review editor saluted for distinguished service

(November 11, 2016)

Ken Cuthbertson, Law’83 (Arts’74), is one of six members of the Queen’s University community (and one of two from Law) who were honoured on November 5 with the Distinguished Service Award. Presented by the University Council, the award recognizes individuals who have made Queen’s a better place.

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