The goal of PhD candidate Ekaterina Antsygina’s research is to define maritime boundaries of countries that border on the North Pole that will reflect an equitable solution for Canada, Russia and Denmark. How these boundaries are defined will have an impact on how these Arctic states cooperate on environmental issues, science and infrastructure projects.

Defining legal borders in the Central Arctic Ocean

Beneath the North Pole’s icy surface lies a hotbed for coastal states to claim political power. Setting limits for each nation’s sovereign rights is the topic of Ekaterina Antsygina’s doctoral thesis.
At a Vancouver reception, Dean Mark Walters, Law’89 (far right), met alumni, who are proud that “Queen’s Law faculty and students have punched above their weight class for many years” and expect that will continue under his leadership.

Generations of Vancouver alumni celebrate Queen’s Law

Dean Mark Walters met alumni from five decades, all proud that their alma mater "remains one of the best law schools in Canada."
Chief Justice Marc Noël of the Federal Court of Appeal and Dean Mark Walters, Law’89, spoke with Carly Williams, Law’21, and many other students at a campus reception. “We are impressed with the intelligence and collegiality of the Queen’s students we see,” said Chief Justice Noël, referring to those who go on to clerk at the Court. “Do think of applying to clerk this January. It’s a great job.”

Queen’s Law grads impress national appeal court justices

Chief Justice Marc Noël notes the intelligence and collegiality of Federal Court of Appeal law clerks from Queen's.
Our Career Development Office has found that students have better success with their job search if they have an experienced mentor who is already tapped into the legal community.

Connecting links to articling placement in third-year law

Our Career Development Office has found that students have better success with their job search if they have an experienced mentor who is already tapped into the legal community.