Fourth conference from the "Competition and Innovation" cycle of McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) - in collaboration with the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and Université de Montréal's Centre de recherche de droit public (CRDP).
Registration is mandatory: RSVP Sharon Webb, CIPP, sharon [dot] webb [at] mcgill [dot] ca
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.
'Law school and diversity': Admission information session for students of colour and students from marginalized backgrounds
Promoting and fostering diversity is an important goal at McGill's Faculty of Law. We invite those who are interested in applying to law school and those who have never considered the possibility to come to an event designed for you.
After presentations by a guest lecturer and by the Dean of Admission, there will be a Q&A session where you will be able to ask questions to the professor, Dean of Admissions and law students. The event will conclude with a tour of the Faculty.
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).
Frédéric Mégret is an Associate Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University. Outside of the academy, Prof. Mégret has worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Rome Conference on the Creation of an International Criminal Court. He has also served as a sharpshooter for UNPROFOR in Sarajevo in 1995.