Law, Rights, and Public Spaces


Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA


1:00 PM: Nicholas Blomley, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University | "Law and Geography: Origins and Destinations"

2:00 PM: Marie-Eve Sylvestre, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, and Celine Bellot, Professor, École de service social, Université de Montréal | "Toward Court Geographies: Spatial Restriction Orders and Marginalized People's Rights in Canada"

3:15 PM: William Damon, MA Candidate, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University | "Spatial Tactics and Criminal Courts: Legal Geographies of Risk in Contemporary Criminal Justice"

Discussant: Véronique Fortin, PhD Candidate, University of California Irvine

Please RSVP to [at] by November 6, 2013.

Co-sponsored by the Aisenstadt Equality and Community Initiative