The Faculty of Law welcomes the Quebec Court of Appeal for a live hearing in the Maxwell Cohen Moot Court. Come hear experienced pleaders debate a case before the Honourable Justices Clément Gascon, Dominique Bélanger, and Martin Vauclair.
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.
Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration
The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Brian King, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York, for a talk titled: “Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration.”
RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
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.
Mediation at McGill (mediationmcgill.org), a community mediation initiative run by law students, recently received a generous donation of $2,500 to support its activities. The gift was made by Me Eric Cadl, Me Douglas Mitchell (BCL’88, LLB’88), Me Odette Jobin-Laberge, the Hon. Louise Otis, and Me Sylvain Lussier, five Montreal practitioners who are among the authors of the book Recours et procédures en appel, which received the Walter Owen Prize.