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.
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.
The McGill Research Group on Health and Law is pleased to invite you to a talk by Mathilde Boutonnet, Maître de conférences en droit privé, Titulaire de la Chaire CNRS droit de l’environnement, Université Aix-Marseille.
Lunch will be served at 12h15. Places are limited, so kindly RSVP rghl [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca to confirm your presence.
International human rights experts convene at Echenberg Family Global Conference to address democratic citizenship and the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms on a global scale
How do we bridge the gap between the theory of human rights and the complex social, political and economic realities of a turbulent and interconnected world?
The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) and the McGill Faculty of Law will host the Echenberg Family Conference, “Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom”.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law will host Pierre-Gabriel Jobin, Emeritus Wainwright Professor of Civil Law, who will discuss the state of defamation law following the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Bou Malhab.
Registration is not required.
A request for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation has been submitted to the Barreau du Québec.