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Corporate Tax and Beyond-Compliance Norms

Mon, 2014-10-06 14:30 - 17:30
Charles Meredith House : IHSP seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

For the first Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium talk, the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law is pleased to welcome Professor Wayne Norman.

While each presentation takes place in a classroom setting, students, faculty and the general public are welcome to attend.

For the complete list of speakers, visit www.mcgill.ca/tax-law/events

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Documentary film screening: "The West Memphis Three"

Fri, 2014-10-03 16:00 - 18:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

This documentary follows the events of the West Memphis Three, a case in which three teenagers (Jessie Misskelley, Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin) were arrested for the murders of three 8-year old children. The West Memphis Three were convicted of murder and remained in prison for more than 18 years. West of Memphis focuses on Terry Hobbs, stepfather of Stevie Branch, one of the victims of the 1993 crime, as a potential suspect due to physical evidence linking him to the crime. The film reveals that inexplicably Terry Hobbs was never interviewed by police at the time of the murders.

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Creating New Norms of Work and Care

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

An Annie Macdonald Langstaff workshop with Jennifer Nedelsky, Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Toronto.

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My project addresses three serious problems that afflict, in various forms, virtually all modern industrial societies:

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Conference on the Canada – EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Fri, 2014-10-31 09:00 - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: 100$ for a single day; 150$ for both days

McGill's Faculty of Law is pleased to host a two-day conference on the Canada – European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

The first day of the conference will focus on Regional Trade Agreements and EU Trade Policy. The second day will be devoted to investment law and investor state dispute settlement.

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Nappert Prize in International Arbitration Symposium

Thu, 2014-10-30 16:45 - 18:15
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: FREE

Established by the generosity of Sophie Nappert, BCL’86, LLB’86, the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration was awarded for the first time in 2014.

The four winners will be presenting their papers. Me Nappert will be attending as well.

To find out more about the program and to register, visit the Nappert Symposium page.

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Conférence sur le droit minier québécois

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:00 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of McGill University and the Chaire du notariat of the Université de Montréal, this conference will focus on a number of general issues surrounding mining and mineral rights in Quebec.

This conference will be in French. A request for continuing legal education accreditation will be made to the Barreau du Québec. Members of the Chambre des Notaires will receive their continuing legal education attestations on site.

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Polishing the Crown Jewel: Why we need to protect and strengthen UN Human Rights Special Procedures

Mon, 2014-10-06 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A brown bag seminar with Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham.

Dr. Rosa Freedman has written extensively on the UN Human Rights Council and is currently undertaking a British Academy funded project on the UN Human Rights Special Procedures (Special Rapporteurs, Working Groups and Independent Experts).

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Professor Somerville receives inaugural Jean Echlin Award

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:05

On September 11, during the International Palliative Care conference in Montreal, Professor Margaret Somerville received the 2014 Jean Echlin Award for Ethics in Palliative Care, sponsored by the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research.

The Institute wished to honour Professor Somerville’s career, stating that “she has been a bold beacon of reason in both her academic work and the public square against legalizing euthanasia, arguing for better access to high quality palliative care, especially pain management in caring for dying people.”

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Inaugural Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium

Wed, 2014-09-17 15:05

The Faculty of Law and the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law are pleased to announce the creation of the Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium, to be hosted annually at McGill University starting this Fall 2014 term.

The Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium has been made possible by a generous grant from the law firm Spiegel Sohmer, for the purpose of fostering an academic community in which learning and scholarship may flourish.

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Let’s Be Friends: The United States, Post-Genocide Rwanda, and Victor’s Justice in Arusha

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:00 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Join us for a presentation by Luc Reydams, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Notre-Dame (Indiana, USA); Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Senior Fellow Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies; and Professor of Law, Catholic University of Lublin (Poland).

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