The Queen's University Faculty of Law is a professional faculty of Queen's University
and is regarded as one of the most prestigious institutions of legal education in Canada.
While the tradition of legal education at Queen's University heralds back nearly 150 years, the law school
as it currently exists was officially established in 1957. Faculty members from Queen's have been honoured with major teaching and research awards, and are recognized nationally and internationally as leading experts in their fields. Past and current professors at Queen's such as William Lederman
, Toni Pickard, Gary Trotter, Allan Manson, Nick Bala and Don Stuart are routinely cited in Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate decisions. As consultants, advisors, and project directors, Queen's Law professors have made substantial contributions to various provincial and national law commissions, as well as national and international organizations.<!-- Deleted image removed: -->
Queen's Law School is housed in Sir John A. Macdonald
Hall, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker
in 1960, and was completely renovated in 2003. It houses the William R. Lederman Law Library, named after the former dean and respected scholar, which contains over 150,000 legal volumes.
The first Faculty of Law at Queen's University was established in 1861, two years later awarding the first honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Sir John A. Macdonald
who would go... Read More