Dance performance: 'A different code' & 'Ils m'ont dit'

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

Join the CHRLP in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities through a dance performance and discussion. Part of the 2016 – 2017 Disability and Human Rights Initiative, this event will feature performances by Jane Mappin an

Adelle Blackett named Canada Research Chair in Transnational Labour Law and Development

Adelle Blackett

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., as been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational Labour Law and Development.

Blackett’s work, which addresses labour regulation in an era of neoliberal global governance, explores the intimate relationship between social and economic policy.

Published: 2Dec2016

Geneviève Saumier receives Paul-André-Crépeau Medal

Portrait: Geneviève Saumier

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch (CBA-Quebec), has awarded the Paul-André-Crépeau Medal to Professor Geneviève Saumier, who holds the Peter M. Laing Chair.

Published: 25Nov2016

Colombia: Challenges, Peace, and Future

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

The Colombian Embassy in Canada and the Colombian Consulate in Montreal, in partnership with the Faculty of Law at McGill University, are hosting a panel discussion on the Peace Process in Colombia.

Experts: South Africa and others leave the ICC

“Even as the International Criminal Court (ICC) suffered a blow from yet another country turning against it, Canada is continuing its fight to save it with a campaign of lobbying pressure and promised solutions.” (The Globe and Mail)

Published: 18Nov2016

Is Safe Food Good Food? Reconciling science and ethics with a virtuous approach to food law and policy

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

Dans le cadre des Midi-conférences des jeunes chercheurs, le Regroupement Droit, Changements et Gouvernance est heureux de présenter la conférence de Sarah Berger Richardson (candidate au doctorat, Faculté de droi

John Humphrey Lecture with Sally Armstrong: Human Rights – Human Wrongs

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

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism has the pleasure of welcoming Ms. Sally Armstrong for the 2017 John Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights. Ms. Armstrong's talk is titled Human Rights – Human Wrongs.

'We were a bit naive' about police surveillance, journalist panel says

The tapping of journalists' phones by Montreal police and the SQ raises extremely troubling questions about the ability or even willingness of public officials to safeguard the integrity and the freedom of the press. We have convened a panel of experts to debate what officials should do, and how journalists can protect themselves, in an age of digital surveillance. 

Published: 11Nov2016