Faculty of Law

22Nov201717:30
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19:00

Join us for a Constitutional Moment organized by the MacKell Chair in Federalism.

McGill and Université de Montréal students, who participated in the drafting of a new Canadian constitutional text (read here [.pdf]) in the context of a joint UdeM-McGill course offered by Professors Daniel Turp and Johanne Poirier will discuss their experience.

Classified as: MacKell
23Nov201710:30
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12:00

The CHRLP invites you to a talk by O'Brien Fellow in Residence Ranabir Samaddar. We share the article he will be discussing here [.docx]

Classified as: Research
24Nov201713:00
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14:30

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcome to you a Disability and Human Right Initiative talk with Michael Snediker (University of Houston),  a well-known poet and a scholar of American literature and disability theory.

Classified as: Research
27Nov201713:00
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14:30

Join us for a CIPP/Lallemand Seminar with Professor Roberto Caso, co-director of Trento University's LawTech Group.

Abstract

Copyright on academic and scientific publications (papers, articles, essays, books etc.) is the result of the interaction between formal rules (copyright law), social norms (norms of science) and technology (printing press, digital technologies).

Prior to the digital age, academic copyright has had two main functions.

Classified as: Research
29Nov201713:00
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14:30

Join us for a CHRLP/Oppenheimer Chair talk with Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellow Hanna Haile.

RSVP at oppenheimer [at] mcgill.ca

Abstract

Although human movement related to environmental change is not a new phenomenon, there is a growing concern that the numbers of persons displaced as a result of the current and future trends in global climate change could turn out to be unmanageably large.

Classified as: Research
30Nov201713:00
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14:30

For the third event of DCL Research Series, Raymond Ouigou Savadogo and Myriam Dumont-Robillard will meet on an “academic blind date” to discuss their methodology: interdisciplinarity/trandisciplinarity.

Come learn about and from their experience, and share yours!

All are welcome to attend.

For more info, email anne.iavarone-turcotte [at] mail.mcgill.ca.

30Nov2017
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3Dec2017

With Equitas and other major partners, the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal pluralism is an organizing partner the 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education.

This 3.5-day conference will assemble practitioners, policy-makers and academics from all over the world for practical workshops and insightful sessions featuring the latest tools, knowledge and good practices in human rights education.

4Dec201711:30
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14:30

Join the Disability and Human Rights Initiative on Monday, December 4 for the UN's International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Drop by the Atrium between 11:30 and 14:30 to learn more about accessibility and disability rights initiatives at the Faculty and in Montreal. 

There will be free resources from community organizations, stickers, and snacks. We will also screen a short film featuring work by disability activist and PhD student Laurence Parent.

6Dec201713:00
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14:30

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism invites you to an O’Brien Fellows in Residence seminar with Professor Laurens van Apeldoorn (Leiden U., The Netherlands), organized in collaboration with the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation.

Classified as: Stikeman
7Dec2017

This last day of lectures at the Faculty of Law will follow a Monday schedule (see class schedules on the SAO site)

Contact the SAO.law [at] mcgill.ca for any questions.

7Dec201712:30
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14:00

The Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) and the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) are pleased to invite you to a seminar by Ingrid Waldron, Visiting Professor at McGill and Associate Professor at Dalhousie University.

Her talk will take place in the conference room of Charles Meredith House, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal.

Classified as: Research
17Oct2017
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21Dec2017

To honour the life and work of the late Professor Paul-André Crépeau (1926-2011) and to commemorate a generous donation of his research archives and private library to McGill University, the Nahum Gelber Law Library opens a new exhibition: Hommage à Paul-André Crépeau.

Classified as: Library exhibition
8Dec2017
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21Dec2017

The Fall 2017 exam period will run from December 8 to December 21 at the Faculty of Law.

If you plan on using your computer to complete your exams, don't forget to do a Mock Exam with Examplify by December 2, 2017. See the SAO's page on Computerized Exams.

19Jan201809:00
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17:00

The McGill Law Journal (MLJ) invites you a symposium titled ‘Fiduciaries of Humanity and International Law.’ Using the theory of international law from Fiduciaries of Humanity as a touchstone or springboard, leading scholars on international law will engage critically the most significant issues of international law today.  

Classified as: Research