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Legal Education: The "Book to Come" in the Faculties of Law

26 Sep 2014 09:00
27 Sep 2014 15:30

This transatlantic seminar seeks to start a reflection on books in the context of the study and learning of law. The starting point of this discussion is the idea that a book is a composition that seeks to gather its subject into an intelligible whole, which seems out of step with contemporary modes of writing the law. These modes sometimes seem more appropriate to the complexity of the legal phenomenon as it appears to lawyers and the public.

The Colour of Feminist Legal Scholarship

26 Sep 2014 13:00

Join us for a Margot Halpenny Lecture, part of the Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshops series, with Professor Rakhi Ruparelia, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.

Let’s Be Friends: The United States, Post-Genocide Rwanda, and Victor’s Justice in Arusha

26 Sep 2014 14:00

Join us for a presentation by Luc Reydams, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Notre-Dame (Indiana, USA); Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Senior Fellow Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies; and Professor of Law, Catholic University of Lublin (Poland).

Les perspectives françaises sur le contrôle de la sentence internationale ou étrangère

29 Sep 2014 17:30

This year, Dominique Hascher, Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of France and Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, will deliver the John E.C. Brierley Memorial Lecture.

This lecture on arbitration commemorates the life and work of John E.C. Brierley, who was Professor and Dean of Law at McGill. He was a prominent figure in the discipline of comparative law internationally and the leading Canadian expert on arbitration.

Law school and diversity: admissions information session

30 Sep 2014 12:30

Diversity and excellence are essential to the McGill Faculty of Law. Indeed, our Faculty’s excellence is based on its diversity.

As in past years, the Faculty of Law Admissions Office, the McGill Black Law Students Association (BLSAM), and other student clubs are pleased to invite students of colour and students from marginalized backgrounds to an event designed specifically for them.

Whether you are in university, CEGEP or high school, we invite those who are interested in applying to law school and those who have never even considered the possibility of doing so.

Tsilhqot’in: The Future of Aboriginal Title

30 Sep 2014 17:45

A panel discussion with Garrett Tomlinson and Cynthia Tomlinson of the Lubicon Cree, Michel Thusky the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, along with Aboriginal law practitioner Me Caroline Briand (Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells), on the impacts of the recent SCC decision declaring Aboriginal title for the Tsilhqot'in Nation (Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44).

Information session - Human Rights Internship Program

1 Oct 2014 13:00

The International Human Rights Internship Program (IHRIP) is aimed at providing students with an opportunity to apply their legal education in a concrete setting and further develop a demonstrated interest and commitment to the defence of fundamental human rights.

Come talk to past interns and learn about the application and program requirements of the IHRIP for Summer 2015.

IHRIP's Executive Director and internship student coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

McGill Law Admissions visit Concordia

2 Oct 2014 09:30

The McGill Law Admissions team will be participating in Concordia University’s “Applying to Law School” workshop.

Interested Concordia students should register through Concordia's Counselling and Development Office.


March of the Umbrellas - Centraide Campaign Launch

2 Oct 2014 11:30

Launch of Campaign 2014 and announcement of the financial goal:

For more than 20 years, Centraide has marked the launch of its annual fundraising campaign with a joyous public march through downtown Montreal. Please save the date, October 2, 2014, for Centraide’s March of 1,000 Umbrellas in your agenda.

Figures de l’abnégation en droit civil : le cas des relations familiales

3 Oct 2014 13:00

Civil law workshop with Yann Favier, professor of private law at Université Rennes 2 and Université européenne de Bretagne.

This year, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law is launching a new civil law workshop series under the theme "L'abnégation en droit civil," examining the aspects and effects of selflessness on civil law.

Polishing the Crown Jewel: Why we need to protect and strengthen UN Human Rights Special Procedures

6 Oct 2014 13:00

A brown bag seminar with Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham.

Dr. Rosa Freedman has written extensively on the UN Human Rights Council and is currently undertaking a British Academy funded project on the UN Human Rights Special Procedures (Special Rapporteurs, Working Groups and Independent Experts).

McGill Law Admissions Plenary

8 Oct 2014 17:00

All prospective applicants to the BCL/LLB program of Law are invited to attend our admission plenary.

Come learn from Admissions Officers about the faculty and program, our admission policy and process, important deadlines, etc. There will also be a Q&A section, as well as a Student Ambassador testimonial.

Those unable to attend can view the webcast.

Documentary film screening: "The Judge and the General" - The prosecution of Augusto Pinochet

14 Oct 2014 17:00

Join us for a screening of The Judge and the General documentary, after which Professeur Frédéric Mégret will moderate a discussion. It is highly recommended that people who wish to attend the discussion with Justice Guzmán the following day attend this screening.

Faculty Council (Law)

15 Oct 2014 13:00

A conversation with Justice Juan Guzmán, Prosecutor of Augusto Pinochet

15 Oct 2014 13:00

Join us for a discussion with Justice Juan Guzmán moderated by Prof. René Provost.

Participants are encouraged to attend the film screening to be able to engage more fully in the discussion with Justice Guzmán!

RSVP: chrlp [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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