The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series presents Rebecca Ciao, co-founder of HarassMap in Cairo, who will speak in combatting sexual harassment in Egypt.
The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is pleased to host the third Echenberg Family Conference on Human Rights.
The Conference will address key issues regarding democratic citizenship and the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, including the violent repression of democracy, institutional safeguards, economic and social rights, the role of women and youth in struggles for democracy, freedom of expression and assembly, as well as the impact of transnationalism, globalization (including the rise of new media) and foreign policy on democracy.
A Legal Theory Workshop with Prof. Peer Zumbansen.
Peer Zumbansen is Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Transnational Economic Governance and Legal Theory at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, where he is the (founding) director of the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society. Zumbansen received his legal education in Frankfurt, Paris and Harvard and has held visiting professorships in Canada, the U.S., Australia, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland.
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Balancing Legal Approaches to Private and Public Interest in Canada
Organized by the McGill Journal of Law and Health and geared towards active student engagement. this year's McGill Student Colloquium on Health and Law will address the theme of Physician-Assisted Suicide: Balancing Legal Approaches to Private and Public Interest in Canada.
The Faculty of Law's amateur theatre troupe, Actus Reus, cordially invites everyone to its annual play production.
This year, Actus Reus takes on A. R. Gurney’s The Dining Room, which follows an impressive dining room throughout its lifetime, witnessing moments filled with dreams, nostalgia, conflict, love and family.
Le Regroupement stratégique droit, changement et gouvernance organise depuis plusieurs années un cycle de conférences intitulées "Matinées constitutionnelles". La Faculté de droit de mcGill est l'hôte de plusieurs de ces matinées. Joignez-vous à nous pour la première conférence de 2013.
Conférencier: Malik Boumediene, Maître de conférence à l’Université de Toulouse 2.
Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law, has announced that Professor Yaëll Emerich has been named by the Provost of McGill University as Acting Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2013.
Come meet Souleymane Guengueng, Dictator Hunter, main voice against the regime of former Chadian President Hissène Habré and founder of the Chadian Association of Victims of Political Repression and Crime. Do not miss the opportunity to discuss the issues of impunity and international justice.
His talk is entitled: "How to fight impunity by protecting international justice against domestic justice? The case of Africa: 'Justice for whites and Justice for blacks?"'.
Privacy Law, Social Engagement and Concerns for the Future: Perspectives of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
With a majority of Canadians using Facebook and over 15 million global users of Gmail, much of our social interaction is analyzed and archived by private interests.
The introduction of marketing techniques such as behavioral analysis allow for a deep analysis of our personal information: relationships, daily patterns and personal characteristics (such purchasing patterns, sexual orientation and civil status) in order to present us with products and services.
McGill University Law Professor Roderick A. Macdonald has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.
On December 30, Professor Macdonald, the F.R. Scott Professor of Constitutional and Public Law and former Dean of the Faculty of Law, was one of 33 Officers, two Companions and 56 new Members welcomed to the Order of Canada.