Diego Brian Gosis, Of Counsel at Smith International Legal Consultants, P.A. (Miami, Florida), will give a talk on modern arbitration, its philosophical foundations, origins and principles. This Spanish-language talk will be followed by a Q&A session in Spanish, English and French.
Sponsored by McGill's Faculty of Law and its Grupo Hispano, this Spanish-language talk is free, but kindly RSVP to Professor evan [dot] fox-decent [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Evan Fox-Decent).
A Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law (website) Brown Bag Seminar with Janet Cleveland, a psychologist, legal scholar, and researcher on refugee rights. Everyone welcome... and please bring your lunch!
The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series, in association with the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, and the Black Law Students’ Association of McGill present Dr. Esmeralda M.A. Thornhill, Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University & O'Brien Fellow in Residence, McGill Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism.
Professor H. Patrick Glenn was elected President of the American Society of Comparative Law, during the ASCL’s annual conference October 4 to 6, 2012.
The following day, when asked when he would begin his term, Glenn chuckled, “It’s started already! I spent the morning on practical business for the Association. We need to find an editor for the Journal, to start with.”
The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy welcomes Professor Brett Frischmann (Cardozo Law School, New York City).
Brett Frischmann’s expertise is in intellectual property and internet law. He will talk about his newest book, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, which examines the relationships between infrastructural resources, property rights, commons and spillovers.
Sylvain Lussier - Equality of all under the law: Quand les gouvernements doivent repondre devant les tribunaux
The McGill Law Journal presents Me Sylvain Lussier, former head prosecutor on the Charbonneau Commission, who will deliver the McGill Law Journal Annual Lecture.
The Canadian legal system is based on the fundamental principle of the rule of law.The concept of the rule of law is conceived as a constitutional principle exerting an effective constraint on government action regardless of the existence of a formal constitutional or enabling statutory provision.
The Asia-Pacific Law Association of McGill is proud to bring you Dr. Pittman Potter, Canada's leading expert in Chinese law. His presentation will focus on what the recent Bo Xilai case represents for China and foreigners interested in operating in China. Dr. Potter will discuss corruption risk management, network management, and the challenges of establishing partnerships in China. Dr. Potter will provide clarity on what people need to know about doing business in China, in regards to protecting themselves legally, handling negotiations and government relations.
The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series presents Dr. Sonia Lawrence, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School & Director of the Institute for Feminist Legal Studies.
Alexander Cooley is the Tow Professor for Distinguished Scholars and Practitioners and the Chair of the Political Science Department at Barnard College - Columbia University. His work examines the intersection of international political economy (IPE), domestic politics, and international security. , with a regional focus on the post-Soviet world. He will be presenting his current research on geopolitics and human rights in Central Asia.
The Annual John and Eileen Marrett Memorial Lecture and the Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series Present "Oil, Dictators & Civil Wars: Our Contributions, Our Solutions" with Dr. Leif Weinar, professor and Chair of Ethics, King's College, London.
Date & Time: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4:30 - 6:30pm
Location: Ferrier Building, Room 456, McGill University
For additional information, please contact Professor Jacob T. Levy (jtlevy [at] gmail [dot] com).