faculty of law

De-naming Macdonald Hall: In conversation with Mark Walters

Mark Walters, dean of the Faculty of Law, said he’s open to new opinions in the consultation process to determine whether the University should de-name John A. Macdonald Hall.Continue...

Renaming Sir John A. Macdonald Hall won’t erase history, but acknowledge it

Last week, the Faculty of Law launched consultations on the naming of the Sir John A. Macdonald Hall building. The Journal Editorial Board feels this is a step in the right direction, but that the University should ultimately change the building’s name.Continue...

Faculty of Law launches consultation on naming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

Following calls from the community, the Faculty of Law committed to a formal consultation process reviewing the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, on June 25.Continue...

Community calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from Faculty of Law building

As the Kingston community reflects on representations of local history, many are calling for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the Faculty of Law’s building.Continue...

Indigenous groups, dean of law faculty express concern over upcoming Liberty Lecture

This year’s Liberty Lecture will feature Peter Best, author of There is No Difference, on March 23. In the weeks leading up to the event, Four Directions says it will increase its support for Indigenous students who have concerns about the event.

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News in Brief

Dr. Mark Walters, former F.R. Scott Chair in Public and Constitutional Law at McGill University, took office as Queen’s new Dean of the Faculty of Law on July 1.

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News in Brief

Mastercard Foundation recipient Hiwot Mekuanent will advance her research on the rights of people living with disabilities in Ethiopia to Canada.Continue...

Liberty Lecture praises John A. Macdonald, divides Law Faculty

On Monday, a group of law students attended the next installment of the controversial Liberty Lecture series, amid protests from students and faculty.Continue...

Students protest Lindsay Shepherd talk

On Monday evening, roughly 30 students and supporters gathered outside Macdonald Hall to protest Lindsay Shepherd.Continue...

Law professor speaks out against Notwithstanding Clause use

On Sept. 12, Nicholas Bala, a professor in the Faculty of Law, added his name to an open letter condemning Premier Doug Ford’s use of the Notwithstanding Clause.Continue...

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