Professor Vivek Krishnamurthy has earned a grant from Global Affairs Canada for a project entitled “Media Freedom in an Algorithmic Age: Perils and Possibilities”, which examines the implications of algorithmic systems and other emerging digital technologies for media freedom.
The rapid evolution of AI technologies has made a profound impact on the world of medicine, leading to significant advances in how technologies can interface with the human nervous system. But the use of AI-based neuroprostheses as medical devices raises a number of questions: Which AI-elements should future neuroprostheses incorporate or leave out? What technical design choices or regulatory measures are required to proceed safely? How can we support patients in clinical decision-making to avoid overblown hopes and to know—to borrow Thomas Nagel’s famous phrase—“what it’s like to have a hybrid mind”?
Fallon Benson and Angel Larkman are both 2L students in our JD program. They are also part of our Indigenous Law Learner Community and have both taken action and found ways to change the world, while still studying.
On December 21, 2020, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the appointment of Darlene Heather Carreau, LLB ‘96, as the Chief Administrator of the Courts Administration Service. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.
Congratulations to the organizers of the annual Souper Français which was held on January 8, 2021. It was a huge success with over 220 students, lawyers, judges and professors in attendance. The guest of honour was the Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada who gave a beautiful speech.
Alumna Emily Leduc Gagné, JD ’19, magna cum laude, is a great example of a non-traditional path to becoming a lawyer and how one can have multiple careers. She moved to Montreal as a teen for her career as a professional contemporary ballet dancer and completed her BA in English literature with a minor in education at McGill University during that time.
To coincide with International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9th, 2020, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) featureda virtual presentation by Part-Time Professors Noah Arshinoff (Faculty of Law, Common Law Section) and Marc Tassé (Telfer School of Management,Faculty of Law, Common Law Section) as part of its 2020 Knowledge Partner talks.