McGill's Faculty of Law and Thomson Reuters invite you to a round table discussion focusing on the future of legal education and how to capture the opportunity and address the challenges of a rapidly changing legal profession:
Join us for a highly interesting talk with lawyer Tara Santini on the legal challenges regarding sex work and more specifically, how prohibition laws affect sex workers' rights.
The Runnymede Society student club welcomes Justices David Stratas and Marc Nadon for a debate on legal doctrine.
Justices David Stratas and Marc Nadon of the Federal Court of Appeal will discuss, among other things, the state of administrative law in Canada. The Justices, who have divergent opinions on the matter, will debate the standard of review and its impact on the rule of law, with a general proposition that there is a decline in legal doctrine.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law continues its 2016-2018 Civil Law Workshops series, “Le public en droit privé”, with a talk by John Borrows (UVic).
In some jurisdictions, private arbitration processes allow parties to resolve disputes by constructing their own choice of forum and guiding laws. This paper will consider how Indigenous peoples might revitalize their own legal traditions through voluntary fora where Indigenous processes and principles guide dispute resolution.
The McGill Law Journal (MLJ) invites you a symposium titled ‘Fiduciaries of Humanity and International Law.’ Using the theory of international law from Fiduciaries of Humanity as a touchstone or springboard, leading scholars on international law will engage critically the most significant issues of international law today.
This panel will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the practice of “carding/street checks" by law enforcement agencies, and consider the potential costs and benefit of the strategy on the community.
Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this event will explore the barriers facing people with disabilities when entering the labour market.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law continues its 2016-2018 Civil Law Workshops series, “Le public en droit privé”, with a talk by Vanja Hamzić, SOAS, University of London.
For its 2018 conference, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada turns its focus to a topic that has plenty of history in Canada: tax fairness.