It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of Professor Ronald B. Sklar (1935-2013), who passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on March 29, 2013 after a short illness.
Associate Professor Ron Sklar taught and researched in the fields of criminal law, evidence, law and psychiatry and ethical issues in psychiatry at the Faculty of Law of McGill University for over 35 years.
The Faculty of Law was delighted to hear that two of its students were awarded Scarlet Key Awards during a pining ceremony held at McGill’s Faculty Club on March 22, 2013.
Graham Splawski and Sandra Aigbinode both received their Scarlet Key pins from Principal Heather Munroe-Blum, in recognition of their efforts to help support McGill and the broader community.
What do your law professors do when they aren't teaching?
What exactly is a legal academic?
Is a career in academia right for you?
Find out during McGill Law's Research Week!
Wednesday, April 3:
- 12:30-13:30: Lunch & Learn with Professors, NCDH 201 (open to all)
- 12:30-14:30: Grad Students Workshop, 3690 Peel - room 102 (prior registration necessary)
Thursday, April 4:
The international investment arbitration system has been heavily criticized for its apparent bias towards investors. Come hear what some experts think about these criticisms.
The McGill Arbitration Society has invited Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst at the Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, and Luke Eric Peterson, Editor of Investment Arbitration Reporter, to give us their perspectives on investor bias and the state of investment arbitration.
McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) and the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) invite you to this conference, which will be an opportunity to reflect and exchange information on a number of topics in space safety and sustainability of national and international interest. The conference will also a forum to promote mutual understanding, trust, and the widest possible professional international cooperation in such matters.
The Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law present Idil Atak, postdoctoral research fellow at the Chaire de recherche en immigration, ethnicité et citoyenneté de (UQAM) and with the Centre de recherche en droit public (Université de Montréal).
Bilingualism at the Supreme Court of Canada: Constitutional, Juridical and Legislative Ramifications
The Linguistic Rights McGill student club have invited special guest lecturer Yvon Godin, Member of Parliament, Acadie-Bathurst (NDP), to speak on "Bilingualism at the Supreme Court of Canada: Constitutional, Juridical and Legislative Ramifications."
The Interuniversity Research Group in Political Philosophy (GRIPP) and the Research Group on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) welcome Professor David Miller (Nuffield College, Oxford) for a thought-provoking talk.
Join us for the 2013 Michel Proulx Memorial Lecture in Criminal Law with Benjamin L. Berger, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, and présidente d'honneur, the Honourable Sophie Bourque, Superior Court of Quebec.
RSVP by March 29, 2013 to alumnioffice [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-7934.
This event has been accredited by the Barreau du Québec for 1.5 hours of CLE.
For its 60th anniversary, the McGill Law Journal invites the legal community to reflect on the aspirations and the impact of scholarly research in law. This discussion integrates itself perfectly in the context where universities face ideological and financial pressures to move away from academic research towards a more «practical» approach.