Faculty of Law

24Jan201817:30
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19:00

WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY.

 

The Faculty of Law welcomes Professor Marilyn Poitras for a talk on missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Abstract

What are we learning from the heterosexual, transgendered and two-spirited women and girls sacrificed in violence within our communities?

Classified as: CLE
25Jan201817:00
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19:00

McGill Law and Medicine will host an Admissions information session at First Peoples’ House on Thursday, January 25 from 5pm-7pm.

The event will consist of a brief presentation on the Admissions process and policies in each faculty, with a focus on information of relevance to indigenous candidates, as well as insights from current indigenous students in each faculty.

There will be time for networking and Q&A, as well as refreshments provided.

 

Classified as: BCL/LLB Admissions
30Jan201814:30
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16:00

The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory (LLDRL) Speaker Series welcomes Risa Schwartz to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), progressive trade policies in Canada and their potential impact on Indigenous peoples.

Classified as: labour law, CLE, Indigenous Law, human rights law, Trade and Commercial Law
30Jan201816:30
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18:00

Join the Faculty of Law for its annual Work your B.A. event! Join us for a panel with two McGill Law alumni, two current students, as well as the Acting Assistant Dean of Admissions & Recruitment, who will share their experience and advice.

Participants will learn about different paths, options, and gain ideas and inspiration; they will also have the opportunity to ask questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Classified as: BCL/LLB Admissions
31Jan201813:00
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14:30

This panel will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the practice of “carding/street checks" by law enforcement agencies, and consider the potential costs and benefit of the strategy on the community.

Classified as: Student Clubs, CLE
31Jan201813:00
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14:30

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism has the pleasure of welcoming Professor John Borrows for the 2018 John Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights. His talk is titled Indigenous Rights as Colonialism: UNDRIP and Canada’s Constitution.

Classified as: human rights law, Indigenous Law
3Feb201810:00
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14:00

High school and CEGEP students from Quebec are invited to McGill’s downtown campus to learn about undergraduate programs and admission requirements. The Faculty of Law will be participating.

Come speak with the Faculty of Law's Admissions staff and current law students at our booth; and attend the Law Information Session hosted by the Assistant Dean, Admissions and Recruitment taking place from noon to 13:00. Come visit us: we look forward to meeting you.

This event is ONLY open to Quebec high school and CEGEP Students. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Classified as: BCL/LLB Admissions
3Feb201810:00
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15:00

The McGill Journal of Law and Health (MJLH) invites you to its 10th annual Colloquium. 

Classified as: CLE, Health Law
5Feb201813:00
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14:30

Doctoral candidate Brian Bird will give his DCL seminar on "The Forgotten Fundamental: Freedom of Conscience in Canada."

Supervisor: Professor Robert Leckey.

Classified as: Law Graduate Studies, Research
7Feb201813:00
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14:30

Join us for an Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshop with Professor Annie Bunting, York University.

9Feb201813:00
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14:30

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this event will explore the barriers facing people with disabilities when entering the labour market.

Classified as: human rights, Public International Law, CLE
12Feb201813:00
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14:30

Doctoral candidate Stefanie Carsley will give her DCL seminar on "Surrogate Motherhood in Canada: Exploring Lawyers’ Practices and Perspectives."

Supervisor: Professor Angela Campbell.

Classified as: Law Graduate Studies, Research
16Feb201813:00
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14:30

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law continues its 2016-2018 Civil Law Workshops series, “Le public en droit privé”, with a talk by Vanja Hamzić, SOAS, University of London.

Classified as: CLE, Civil Law
16Feb201812:00
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17:00

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this panel will explore the commonalities and divergences in the experiences of Indigenous and Islamic law scholars and participants vis-à-vis the State. The panelists will also look at the multiplicities of Islamic and Indigenous law traditions, and how the State might contend with these complexities.

Speakers: John Borrows, Saba Mahmood

Respondents: Kirsten Anker, A. Craft, Kerry Sloan. Sloan, A. Emon, Omar Farahat, Vrinda Narain

Classified as: Indigenous Law, Religious Law
21Feb2018
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23Feb2018

For its 2018 conference, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada turns its focus to a topic that has plenty of history in Canada: tax fairness.

Classified as: Stikeman Chair, CLE

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