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Fabien Gélinas to head Canadian Arbitration Committee

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, acting as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Canada branch, announced a new leadership for its Arbitration Committee at a meeting held in Montreal on November 8, 2014.  

Published: 26Nov2014

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

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

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 p

Congratulations to Associate Member Aristide Nononsi

Aristide Nononsi, an Associate Member of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, was appointed last week to be the UN's Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan.  

Published: 12Nov2014

Professor Richard Gold leads expert team on ground-breaking gene patent case

Law professor Richard Gold is leading a group of internationally recognized experts on gene patenting and its impact on the delivery of medical care, in connection with legal action launched by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Published: 4Nov2014

Johanne Poirier first incumbent of the Peter Mackell Chair in Federalism

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism. Professor Poirier will join the Faculty of Law on August 1, 2015.

Johanne Poirier is a noted scholar of public law and constitutional law, with a unique expertise in federalism, developed over years of work in Belgium where she used her personal experience of the Canadian federal context in her study of local and European circumstances.

Published: 29Oct2014

Andrea Bjorklund named first ICSID Scholar in Residence

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) announced this fall that Professor Andrea Bjorklund has been named its first Scholar in Residence.

Published: 14Oct2014

DCL Thesis Defence: Alejandro José Piera Valdés

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL candidate Alejandro José Piera Valdés will be defending his thesis, "Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation: legal and policy challenges", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Jaye Ellis.

Western International Law and the Collapse of Imperial China: Continuing Controversy over the “Century of Humiliation”

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A workshop discussion with Professor Anthony Carty, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Honk Kong (China).

Taxation as collective consumption

Charles Meredith House IHSP seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CA

For the second Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium talk of the year, the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law welcomes Professor Joseph Heath.