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2015 Christie Community Bike Ride

13Sep201509:00
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Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join Law students and members of the McGill Law community for the seventh edition of the Christie Community Bike Ride. This year's funds will be donated to Action Refugiés Montréal.

Une Charte, Mille Combats : 40 Years of the Quebec Charter of Rights and Freedoms

30Sep201517:30
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

This year, have the honour of welcoming Jacques Frémont for the René Cassin Lecture.

Before Nuremberg: Early International Criminal Tribunals

25Sep201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcomes Ziv Bohrer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, who is currently conducting research on the centuries-long and forgotten history of international crimi

Lara Khoury appointed Associate Dean (Research)

We are proud to announce that Professor Lara Khoury has been named as the Faculty’s Associate Dean (Research) starting September 1st, 2015.

Lara Khoury is an Associate Professor of Law, an associate member of the Institute for Health & Social Policy and of the International Academy of Comparative Law.  She convenes, with Professor Alana Klein, the McGill Research Group on Health and Law. She teaches and conducts research in the fields of comparative Medical, Public Health and Environmental Law, with a particular focus on liability issues.

Published: 1Sep2015

Adelle Blackett promoted to Full Professor

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., was promoted to the rank of Full Professor in August 2015.

Published: 1Sep2015

Reconciling Sovereignties: Combining Traditional Law and Contemporary Western Law to see Truth and Reconciliation

21Sep201517:30
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for this Aboriginal Awareness Week event, with Elder Fred Kelly (Kizhebowse Mukwaa) and Professor Shauna Van Praagh.

Disability and the Criminal Justice System

21Sep201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Our first Disability, Human Rights and the Law Series seminar for 2015-2016 looks at the experience of persons with disabilities in the criminal justice system both as victims of crime and as accused.

Legitimacy, Legal Development and Change: The Indonesian Case

15Sep201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcomes Dr. David Linnan, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law.

LABOUR DAY

7Sep2015

LABOUR DAY. Please note that all classes are cancelled and all university administrative offices will be closed.

François Crépeau takes up directorship of Centre for Human Rights

This August, Professor François Crépeau took over the mandate of Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) from Professor Colleen Sheppard.

François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law, where he teaches Migration Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, and Constitutional Law. He became a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 2012.

Published: 31Aug2015

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