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Leading criminal defence lawyer encourages new grads to become lifelong learners

(June 21, 2017)

Over his illustrious 45-year career, Don Bayne, Law’69 (Arts’66, EMBA’01), has conducted trial and appellate advocacy at all levels of court in Canada and at public inquiries around the world. But on June 9, he made a different kind of appearance. Standing before the Queen’s Law Class of 2017 in Grant Hall, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and delivered his Convocation address.  

Law Society recognizes LLM’01 grad for advancing Indigenous rights

(June 14, 2017)

Larry Chartrand, LLM’01, renowned as a leader and an innovator in the study of Aboriginal and Métis law and as one of Canada’s foremost legal scholars on Métis constitutional rights, has received a 2017 Law Society Medal for outstanding service within the legal profession. 

New Elder Law Clinic leader expands experiential learning opportunities for students

(June 5, 2017)

Blair Hicks has always had a high-flying career and she’s now guiding some Queen’s Law students along their own paths to making a difference. As the new Director of the Queen’s Elder Law Clinic (QELC), she supervises student caseworkers as they gain valuable practical experience while providing much-needed services to vulnerable Kingston-area residents. 

Ryan Award winner was 'a remarkable human being'

(June 1, 2017)

When the 2017 H.R.S. Ryan Law Alumni Award of Distinction was bestowed posthumously on Law’84’s Stephen Sigurdson, the honour was a fitting tribute to a beloved alumnus who died unexpectedly in November 2016 at age 56. The award announcement, at the Celebrate Queen’s Law alumni reception on May 4, was coupled with the announcement of a Professorship in Sigurdson’s honour.

Law’18 student earns European degree and moot trophy

(May 29, 2017)

For Queen’s Law student Azeem Manghat, studying at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 this term was more than just an opportunity for him to complete an LLM in International and European Business Law. Manghat took full advantage of a moot opportunity to compete – and win – with his team from Jean Moulin Lyon 3 in the 4th annual EUROPA Moot. 

Law’94 grad reaches new heights to support Canada’s veterans

(May 25, 2017)

Claire Kennedy, Law’94, is an enthusiastic supporter of the veterans’ charity True Patriot Love (TPL), but volunteering to join a mountaineering expedition to Antarctica – the organization’s signature fundraising event in 2016 – took her involvement with TPL to a whole new level.