Law - Continuing Education

16Jan201817:30
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19:00

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:

Classified as: CLE
17Jan201813:00
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14:30

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.

Classified as: CLE, Student Clubs
17Jan201817:30
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19:00

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.

Classified as: Student Clubs, CLE
19Jan201813:00
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14:30

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).

Abstract

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. 

Classified as: Indigenous Law, CLE, Civil Law
19Jan201810:00
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17:30

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.  

Classified as: Research, CLE
31Jan201813:00
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14:30

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.

Classified as: Student Clubs, CLE
9Feb201813:00
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14:30

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.

Classified as: human rights, Public International Law, CLE
16Feb201813:00
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14:30

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.

Classified as: CLE, Civil Law
21Feb2018
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23Feb2018

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.

Classified as: Stikeman Chair, CLE