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DCL Thesis Defence: Alexandra Harrington

15 Jan 2015 15:00
17:00

DCL candidate Alexandra Harrington will be defending her thesis, "Anomalies of Territory: Examining the Relationship between Territory, Sovereignty and Statehood," which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Frédéric Mégret.

Think Ahead | Pensée d'avance: Science and The Law at a Crossroad

20 Jan 2015 18:00
21:00

Science and The Law At A Crossroad

Recent developments in cognitive psychology have significantly changed our understanding of how we make decisions—from the most mundane to the most critical. What are the implications for lawyers, judges and other jurists? And how will these developments impact how future generations of lawyers are trained?

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Work and Economic Security

26 Jan 2015 13:00
14:30

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.

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Confronting a Human Rights Scourge: Canada and the Global Struggle against Torture

28 Jan 2015 13:00
14:30

A talk by Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, who will discuss the critical issue of torture around the world.

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Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference

30 Jan 2015 08:30
17:00

The McGill Law Journal invites scholars, students, lawyers and the general public to its 2015 symposium on “Democracy, Federalism and the Rule of Law: The Implications of the Senate Reference”.

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Selflessness and the Administration of the Property of Another: The evolution from bienfaisance to economic interest as the basis for fiduciary duties in Quebec

30 Jan 2015 13:00
14:30

Civil law workshop with Troy McEachren, Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP, whose presentation is titled Selflessness and the Administration of the Property of Another: The evolution from bienfaisance to economic interest as the basis for fiduciary duties in Quebec.

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Dance performance - Lewis et Lucie, Une évocation poétique de la marginalité, de la solitude et des petites cassures de la vie.

9 Feb 2015 17:30
19:30

The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism 2014-2015 Disability and Human Rights Law seminar series presents Lewis et Lucie, Une évocation poétique de la marginalité, de la solitude et des petites cassures de la vie, a live dance performance with dancers and choreographers Daniel Firth and Jane Mappin.

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Human Rights, Democracy, and the Conception of Persons as Equals

13 Feb 2015 15:00
17:00

Philosophy Lecture Series talk with Jiewuh Song, Post-doctoral Fellow, Yale University, organized by the McGill Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism, and the Department of Political Science of Concordia University.

Dr Song holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy (2013) and a J.D. (2006), both from Harvard University. Her research interests cover political philosophy, philosophy of law, international law, and normative ethics.

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Think Ahead | Pensée d'avance: Good Faith in Contractual Relations

24 Feb 2015 18:00
21:00

 Good Faith in Contractual Relations

Courts across Canada have had opportunities to revisit the classic, but all-important theme of good faith in contractual relations. Is a Canadian-specific conception of the duty of good faith, one that crosses the traditional divide between the common law and the civil law, starting to emerge?...

Conseil facultaire (droit)

25 Feb 2015 13:00
14:30

Family and Sexuality

16 Mar 2015 13:00
14:30

A 2014-2015 Disability, Human Rights and the Law Seminar.

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Think Ahead | Pensée d'avance: Canada’s Evolving Criminal Justice System

24 Mar 2015 18:00
21:00

Canada’s Evolving Criminal Justice System 

How are law-and-order politics and the victims’ rights movement changing Canada’s criminal justice system? Three leading scholars will take stock of the main forces shaping the evolution of Canada’s approach to criminal justice.

Speakers: Prof. Marie Manikis, Prof. Hugues Parent (U. de Montréal) and Prof. Simon Roy (U. de Sherbrooke)

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Conseil facultaire (droit)

1 Apr 2015 13:00
14:30