Dean Bill Flanagan shares the school’s achievements and initiatives with alumni at an Edmonton reception. Event host Leanne Krawchuk, Law’97, says, “We encourage our children, their friends, our friend’s children and other undergrads to enrol at Queen’s and to continue the tradition.”

Queen’s Law grads in Edmonton promote their alma mater

Alumni from the 1970s to 2017, 'all strong advocates for promoting the law school' gathered for a reception to celebrate Queen's Law.
Professor Grégoire Webber (far right) at the Queen’s Law book launch for Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation, with panelists Professor Mark Walters of McGill Law, Chief Justice Glenn Joyal of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, and Professor Jean Thomas of Queen’s Law. In the book, Webber and his co-authors “aim to shift key premises of debate in human rights law, where it is regularly assumed that human rights are the special province of the courts and that legislation represents a threat rather than a means of protecting them.” (Photo by Maggie Doherty)

Queen’s professor’s new book ‘bears important lessons for all who work to secure human rights in law’

Professor Grégoire Webber and co-authors aim to shift key premises of debate in human rights law, where it is regularly assumed that human rights are the special province of the courts and that legislation represents a threat rather than a means of protecting them.
PBSC-Queen’s Akwesasne Self-Governance Project students Alina Smirnova, Anthony Gallo and Brandon Maracle in the Queen’s Law atrium that features a permanent art installation of historic Wampum belts. (Photo by Maggie Doherty)

Queen’s Law students help promote reconciliation

Pro Bono Students Canada - Queen’s Chapter is advancing reconciliation with local Indigenous peoples through its new Akwesasne Self-Governance Project.
Rupa Karyampudi, Law’11, and Courtney Mulqueen, Law’00, credit their QLA experience for providing them with direction and in motivating them to form their own firm, MK Disability Lawyers.

Disability lawyers credit their firm’s success to Queen’s Legal Aid student experience

Addressing mutual concerns regarding access to justice issues underscored the strong and lasting influence the clinic has had on both Courtney Mulqueen’s and Rupa Karyampudi’s perspectives and their approach to their law practice.