Congratulations to four faculty members who were announced as recipients of the Advocatus Emeritus title for 2014:
- Professor Adelle Blackett (also recipient of the Mérite Christine-Tourigny for 2014)
- Professor François Crépeau
- Dean and Professor Daniel Jutras
- The honorable Marie Deschamps (adjunct professor)
The Faculty extends its congratulations to the following alumni who were also awarded the distinction for 2014:
Whose Truth? What Kind of Reconciliation? The Importance of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions for Promoting Democratic Good Governance
A free international conference hosted by the Institute for the Study of International Development. All welcome.
Purpose: Explore the factors that condition the success of truth and reconciliation commissions in contributing to creating social cohesion as a foundation for democratic good governance by examining diverse national experiences.
Legal Theory Workshop: "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"
A Legal Theory Workshop with McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux, Professor of Political Science at the College of Saint Rose (Albany, New York): "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"
Many democratic and jurisprudential theorists have too often uncritically accepted Alexander Bickel's notion of "the countermajoritarian difficulty" when considering the relationship between judicial review and democracy (this is the case for arguments both for and against judicial review).
The Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series presents:
McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux (BA '94 MA '97), College of St. Rose, speaking on "What Is Judicial Supremacy, and Do the US And Canada Have It?"
Reception to follow
We’re hosting an Open House or Meet and Greet for Digital Humanities Researchers and prospective Research Assistants from 3-430. McGill Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcome!
The Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) is very pleased to invite you to an afternoon of panels on current sustainable development and law research, followed by the launch of new CISDL publications & a reception.
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome by CISDL Senior Director & CISDL Chairperson
RGCS Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: Leif Wenar, Oil, Dictators & Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions
Leif Wenar, Chair of Ethics at King's College London will deliver the a Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture/ Marrett Lecture: "Oil, Dictators, and Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions." Ferrier 456; reception to follow. Cosponsored by the Department of Political Science.