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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.
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
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED. A Global perspectives on disability, human rights and accessing justice seminar, organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
This seminar is accredited for 1.5 hours of continuing legal education by the Quebec Bar (activity no. 10075984).
Join us for a lecture by Joseph Arvay, QC, recipient of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism 2014 Robert S. Litvack Award.
Joseph Arvay is a Canadian lawyer who has argued numerous landmark Supreme Court of Canada cases involving civil liberties and constitutional rights. The Robert S. Litvack Award recognizes his outstanding lifetime achievement.
A hilarious live show at Club Soda featuring the creative talents of the entire McGill Law community. Think "Law School meets Saturday Night Live". It's a night to set aside the books, be entertained and laugh at each other for taking school so seriously. You'll find it all - impressions of profs, law jokes, promissory estoppel, and heart-wrenching show tunes about factum day...
Skit Nite is the a yearly law event you don't want to miss!
For any questions or to involved, write to law [dot] got [dot] talent [at] gmail [dot] com.
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.
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.
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.
(In French only) Si les sources du droit ont pu être qualifiées de « délicieuses », elles deviennent une véritable gourmandise, confrontées au droit de la responsabilité civile. La gourmandise renvoie tant aux plaisirs qu’aux vices. Le plaisir qu’il y a à analyser les sources du droit de la responsabilité civile réside dans la mise en lumière d’une véritable interaction entre les sources. Le vice que révèle la confrontation d’une théorie des sources et du droit de la responsabilité est la persistance de certains conflits.
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.
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.