A Legal Theory Workshop with Annalise Acorn, Thomas Lawlor Professor of Law and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta.
Professor Acorn's topic is “Hero Worship”, which continues her investigation of law and emotion. She has taught and written about legal themes in literature and this talk will also be further in that vein, focussing considerably upon George Eliot’s Middlemarch.
Accès à la justice et litige en droit de la personne en Haïti : conférence avec Me Patrice Florvilus
Patrice Florvilus will speak about challenges to access to justice and litigating human rights in Haiti, as well as his own struggles as a Haitian human rights defender.
Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products
McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University, on "Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products".
John A. Hall (bio page), James McGill Professor of Sociology, will talk about civility, its rise, fall and re-emergence, underscoring its social impact and contrasting it to alternative ideological options available in the marketplace.
Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.
Please note that due to provincial elections taking place in Quebec that day, all classes, laboratories and examinations in all faculties and in the School of Continuing Studies are cancelled on Monday, April 7, 2014.
However, University and Faculty administrative offices will be open for business.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law invites you to a conference that will examine the cohabitation, in Canada, of the civil law and the common law. Our main speaker will be the Hon. Marie Deschamps. Her respondents will be Professor Adrian Popovici and Professor Stephen Smith.
DCL candidate Edin Hodžić will be defending his thesis, "The (not so) gentle civilizer of consociations?: International human rights law and the challenges of group political rights", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Mark Antaki.
All Born to Freedom? Comparing the Law & Politics of Race and the Memory of Slavery in the U.S. & France Today
The Institute of Comparative Law welcomes Professor Ariela Gross, John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History at USC Gould School of Law.
We regret to say this talk had to be cancelled due to bad weather.
The Faculty of Law welcomes Professor Kira Matus, London School of Economics.
The Centre for Human rights and Legal Pluralism and the Annie MacDonald Langstaff Lecture Series welcome Madhav Khosla, PhD Candidate, Harvard University, who will talk about "Equality and the Indian Supreme Court: The Naz Foundation Case."