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Focus Week: The informal system of justice of the UN

18 Feb 2019 09:00
12:00

Adjunct Professor Louise Otis invites Law students to join her for special conferences as part of her Focus Week Workshop on the Law of International Organizations.

For this talk, we welcome special guest James Lee. He will deliver a lecture on the informal system of justice of the United Nations (UN) which encompasses the Office of Ombudsman and the Office of mediation. He is one of the most qualified expert in conflict resolution in the UN Family.

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Food Revolutions and the Law of Food – Les enjeux locaux, nationaux et internationaux

18 Feb 2019 15:00
17:00

Part of the Innovation Week series of events, which this year focuses mainly on food.

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) welcomes Donald Buckingham, President and CEO of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), and Professor Geneviève Parent, Faculté de droit, Université de Laval.

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Food Futures Roundtable: Reconciling Security and Sovereignty

19 Feb 2019 11:00
13:00

Part of the Innovation Week series of events, which this year focuses mainly on food.

Olivier De Schutter, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, will introduce the session and speak about reconciling the paradigms of the food security approach and the food sovereignty approach (video capsule). A panel of speakers will follow.

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Justice for Soli: Mental Health and Incarceration in Canada

19 Feb 2019 17:00
18:30

Organized by the Radical Law Students Collective.

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Cegep Students: See Yourself Here

19 Feb 2019 18:00
19:30

Are you a Black or visible minority currently in Cegep who is either interested or currently applying to McGill Law? If so, we would like to meet with you! The Black Law Students Association of McGill (BLSAM) will be hosting the first Cegep edition of our yearly See Yourself Here event in an effort to bring more diversity at McGill Law.

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Contract Farming: Fairness and Rural Development

20 Feb 2019 12:00
14:00

Part of the Innovation Week series of events, which this year focuses mainly on food.

In 2015, the Legal Guide on Contract Farming (link to PDF) was published by the the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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Focus Week: The Work of the UN’s Special Mediation Unit

21 Feb 2019 10:00
12:00

Adjunct Professor Louise Otis invites Law students to join her for special conferences as part of her Focus Week Workshop on the Law of International Organizations.

For this talk, we welcome special guest Michael Brown. He will lecture on his work at the UN special mediation Unit as a mediator specialized on natural resource and land conflicts around the world.

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Putting a Mirror Up to the Smoke: A Colloquium on Cannabis Law

21 Feb 2019 13:00
16:00

Part of the Innovation Week series of events at the Faculty of Law, organized by the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy.

Canada’s recent legalization of cannabis has given rise to countless opportunities, accompanied necessarily by legal ramifications. A panel of lawyers working on the frontlines of this rapidly evolving field will present their experiences and insights.

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Divine Intervention: The Role and Impact of Interveners in Canadian Religious Freedom Litigation

21 Feb 2019 14:30
15:30

Professors Shauna Van Praagh and Angela Campbell of McGill's Faculty of Law welcome Professor Howard Kislowicz (BCL/LLB'06), Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.

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The Challenges of Coexistence: Language Policy in Canada

22 Feb 2019 13:00
17:00

Much has been written recently about language policy in Canada, in light of political developments in provinces like New Brunswick and Ontario, the 50th Anniversary of the Official Languages Act and the announced recognition of Indigenous languages in Canada. The objective of this Symposium is to discuss language policy in Canada, with a particular emphasis on language minorities....

The Lallemand Experience: A Quebec Success Story

22 Feb 2019 14:30
16:30

Part of the Innovation Week series of events, which this year focuses mainly on "Food for Law."

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What is Disability? Theoretical Strategies to Define a Contested Concept

26 Feb 2019 13:00
14:30

The Research Group on Health and Law invites you to a conference by Professor Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry.

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Criminal "Justice", Colonial Injustice: Indigenous Peoples, the System, and Wrongful Convictions

26 Feb 2019 18:30
20:00

For its annual conference this year, Innocence McGill invites you to explore the interaction between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian criminal justice system, and consider how systemic issues facing Indigenous peoples can result in miscarriages of justice.

The panel will include Senator Kim Pate, Joey Twins, and Promise Holmes Skinner.

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The Role of Jewish Law in the Courts of the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 1785

27 Feb 2019 13:00
14:30

Professor Ted Fram from Ben Gurion University, Israel, will be a visiting professor at the Faculty the week of February 25, 2019. He will be giving a public lecture on “The Role of Jewish Law in the Courts of the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 1785”

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L’avocat à la barre de l’action collective: une chasse-galerie?

27 Feb 2019 17:30
19:00

Please join us for a Wainwright Conference with Professor Daniel Jutras, holder of the Wainwright Chair in Civil Law. He will examine class action suits and the ethical aspects of taking public debates to the courts.

Kindly register to alumnioffice.law [at] mcgill.ca by February 20, 2019.

A cocktail reception will follow.

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