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A conversation with Justice Juan Guzmán, Prosecutor of Augusto Pinochet

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:00 - 14:36
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Join us for a discussion with Justice Juan Guzmán moderated by Prof. René Provost.

Participants are encouraged to attend the film screening to be able to engage more fully in the discussion with Justice Guzmán!

RSVP: chrlp [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Documentary film screening: "The Judge and the General" - The prosecution of Augusto Pinochet

Tue, 2014-10-14 17:00 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Join us for a screening of The Judge and the General documentary, after which Professeur Frédéric Mégret will moderate a discussion. It is highly recommended that people who wish to attend the discussion with Justice Guzmán the following day attend this screening.

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Tsilhqot’in: The Future of Aboriginal Title

Tue, 2014-09-30 17:30 - 19:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A panel discussion with representatives from the Lubicon Cree and the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, along with an Aboriginal law practitioner, on the impacts of the recent SCC decision declaring Aboriginal title for the Tsilhqot'in Nation (Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44).

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Federalism for Severely Divided Societies: Possibilities and Pathologies

Fri, 2014-09-19 16:30 - 18:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy.

He is the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, and has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.

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Constitutional Processes for Severely Divided Societies

Fri, 2014-09-19 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A Legal Theory Workshop with Professor Donald Horowitz, the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, who has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.

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Family and Sexuality

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.

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Work and Economic Security

Mon, 2015-01-26 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.

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Universal Design and Accessible Public Spaces

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar with guests John Radford (Professor, York University, Critical Disability Studies), Mélanie Benard (Disability Rights Activist), and Béatrice Vizkelety (Visiting Fellow, McGill Faculty of Law).

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Inclusive Education: Implementing the CRPD in Canada and the Global South

Mon, 2014-09-22 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar with guests Charles Ngwena (O’Brien Fellow in Residence), Futsum Abbay (Research Associate, CHRLP), Roberta Thomson (Accessible and Inclusive Education Course Instructor, UDL Faculty Toolkit Project Coordinator).

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United Nations Immunity versus Human Rights

Wed, 2014-11-12 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Join us for the 2014 Raoul Wallenberg Lecture in Human Rights, which will be given by Mr. Stephen Lewis. Mr. Lewis' presentation will touch upon the UN’s role and response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti, and to finding an end to the impunity surrounding UN military and civilian peacekeeping personnel who engage in sexual violence.

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