The McGill Journal of Sustainable Development and Law is now known as the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law (MJSDL).

The McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy ( Bluebook abbreviation: .. McGill Int’l L. & J. Sust Dev Pol’y ) is a biannual peer-reviewed law journalpublished at the McGill University Faculty of Law and run Solely by students. The journal was established in 2005 and covers legal issues pertaining to sustainable development . [1] Its founding editor-in-chief was Michelle Toering Sanders. The JSDLP’s inaugural issue was released at a time of opportunity and anticipation in the fight against climate change. It is the first year of the first Meeting of the Parties to theKyoto Protocol , and the 11th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Montreal in 2005. [2] The first issue was introduced by the Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Charles D. Gonthier and, following its first volume, each of the next volumes would contain two issues each. [3]


Previously known as the McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (JSDLP), this journal is now known as the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law (MJSDL). In 2016 the journal went through a rebranding in the wake of the Paris Agreement , which marked a new moment of hope for the letter and the spirit of the law to finally be raised before the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The MJSDL believes this name will be the most important of the discussions in the world. area of ​​law and governance. [2]


  1. Jump up^ „HeinOnline Coverage: Flights 1-9 (2005-2013)“ . Retrieved May 27, 2014 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b MJSDL Volume 13: Issue 1 (2017-2018) / RDDDM Volume 13: Number 1 (2017-2018) .
  3. Jump up^ James Cummins (2013). The Journal: 60 years of people, prose, and publication . 8th House Publishing. p. 148.