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

6Oct201413:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

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

Professor Somerville receives inaugural Jean Echlin Award

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.”

Published: 18Sep2014

Inaugural Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium

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.

Published: 17Sep2014

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

26Sep201414:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

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 Governanc

The Colour of Feminist Legal Scholarship

26Sep201413:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a Margot Halpenny Lecture, part of the Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshops series, with Professor

A conversation with Justice Juan Guzmán, Prosecutor of Augusto Pinochet

15Oct201413:00
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a discussion with Justice Juan Guzmán moderated by Prof. René Provost.

Documentary film screening: "The Judge and the General" - The prosecution of Augusto Pinochet

14Oct201417:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

(Please note the new time) Join us for a screening of The Judge and the General documentary, after which Professeur Frédéric Mégret will moderate a discussion.

DCL Thesis Defence: Diane Howard

21Sep201415:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL candidate Diane Howard will be defending her thesis, "The emergence of an effective national and international spaceport regime of law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Armand de Mestral.

Tsilhqot’in: The Future of Aboriginal Title

30Sep201417:45
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A panel discussion with Garrett Tomlinson and Cynthia Tomlinson of the Lubicon Cree, Michel Thusky the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, along with Aboriginal law practitioner Me Caroline Briand (Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells), on the impacts of the rece

Federalism for Severely Divided Societies: Possibilities and Pathologies

18Sep201416:30
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Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy.

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