On September 11, during the International Palliative Care conference in Montreal, Professor Margaret Somerville received the 2014 Jean Echlin Award for Ethics in Palliative Care, sponsored by the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research.
The Institute wished to honour Professor Somerville’s career, stating that “she has been a bold beacon of reason in both her academic work and the public square against legalizing euthanasia, arguing for better access to high quality palliative care, especially pain management in caring for dying people.”
The Faculty of Law and the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law are pleased to announce the creation of the Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium, to be hosted annually at McGill University starting this Fall 2014 term.
The Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium has been made possible by a generous grant from the law firm Spiegel Sohmer, for the purpose of fostering an academic community in which learning and scholarship may flourish.
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).
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.
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.
DCL candidate Diane Howard will be defending her thesis, "The emergence of an effective national and international spaceport regime of law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Armand de Mestral.
A casual panel discussion with five community members about the impacts of the recent SCC decision touching upon the Tsilhqot'in Nation (Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44).
Hosted by Professor Kirsten Anker, and co-sponsored by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University and Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy.
He is the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, and has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.
A Legal Theory Workshop with Professor Donald Horowitz, the world's foremost expert on the politics and institutions of ethnically divided societies, who has consulted with governments around the world on constitutional reform, federalism, and the protection of ethnic minorities.