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All Born to Freedom? Comparing the Law & Politics of Race and the Memory of Slavery in the U.S. & France Today

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Common Room, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Please note the change of date and time.

The Institute of Comparative Law welcomes Professor Ariela Gross, John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History at USC Gould School of Law.

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Good news from the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory

Thu, 2014-02-27 13:22

The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory (LLDRL) is delighted to share two pieces of good news with the community.

First, Armel Brice Adanhounme (on left), who was a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the LLDRL from 2011-2013, was recently hired as a professor of Industrial Relations in the Département des sciences de la gestion at l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. We wish him the greatest of success in his new endeavor.

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CANCELLED - Science, Solution, Paradigm: Green Chemistry at the Nexus of Innovation and Policy

Thu, 2014-03-13 11:00 - 12:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

We regret to say this talk had to be cancelled due to bad weather.

The Faculty of Law welcomes Professor Kira Matus, London School of Economics.

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Equality and the Indian Supreme Court: The Naz Foundation Case

Thu, 2014-03-27 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre  for Human rights and Legal Pluralism and the Annie MacDonald Langstaff Lecture Series welcome Madhav Khosla, PhD Candidate, Harvard University, who will talk about "Equality and the Indian Supreme Court: The Naz Foundation Case."

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Film: "Être chinois au Québec/Being Chinese in Quebec"

Wed, 2014-02-26 18:00 - 21:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 200, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Asia-Pacific Law Association of McGill student group invites you to a showing of the documentary "Être chinois au Québec/Being Chinese in Quebec", followed by a Q&A with Parker Mah, one of the movie's directors, and Me Walter Tom, an immigration lawywer who also participated in the documentary project.

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The UNCITRAL Model Law in Canada: Reforming the Uniform International Commercial Arbitration

Thu, 2014-02-27 10:00 - 10:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 102, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture with Angus Gunn, Q.C., Borden Ladner Gervais LLP/S.E.N.C.R.L., Vancouver.

Organized by the Private Justice & the Rule of Law research group.

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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L’inspecteur général de la Ville de Montréal: le salut vers une ville intègre?

Fri, 2014-02-28 12:00 - 17:30
Canadian Centre for Architecture : Théâtre Paul-Desmarais, 1920, rue Baile, Montréal (Québec) , H3H 2S6
Price: Free admission

Join us for this event on municipal collusion and corruption organised by McGill Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM).

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Contact: RSVP: Stephan Gervais
Organization: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal
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Office Phone: 514 398-3960
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Innocence McGill's Annual Conference

Fri, 2014-03-14 18:00 - 21:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Innocence McGill presents its annual conference, which this year welcomes Michel Dumont and Danielle Dansereau.

Speakers

Michel Dumont was wrongfully convicted of a sexual assault he did not commit. He spent three years behind bars and was only exonerated in 2001 with the help of family members who never gave up on this fight. He will be sharing his story.

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Appearance and evidence: Is the proof in the pudding?

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law welcomes Bertrand Stoffel, University of Zurich, for a Civil Law Workshop, under the theme « Les apparences en droit civil ».

Abstract

Appearance plays a major role in civil evidence. Certainly, the judge may sometimes rely on science to prove facts. Often however, the judge will have to base her judgment on what appears to her as true or false.

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Manfred Lachs International Conference on Global Space Governance

Thu, 2014-05-29 08:30 - Sat, 2014-05-31 12:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: See our registration page for prices.

The 2nd Manfred Lachs International Conference on Global Space Governance will be an opportunity to analyze the current socio-political, strategic and legal challenges to the achievement of good global space governance. The conference will also aim to propose viable policy options and regulatory mechanisms that will help ensure that present generations of humanity can continue their exploration and use of outer space without seriously compromising the possibility for future generations to do the same.

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