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Six projects at the Faculty of Law receive SSHRC funding

Tue, 2013-10-29 12:01

The Faculty’s Office of Research is happy to announce that six exciting projects have been awarded funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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Graham Fraser - Access to Justice in Both Official Languages: Improving the Bilingual Capacity of the Superior Court Judiciary

Tue, 2013-11-19 16:00 - 17:30
Arts Building : Room ARTS-145, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Linguistic Rights McGill welcomes Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, Mr. Graham Fraser, for a talk titled  “Access to Justice in Both Official Languages: Improving the Bilingual Capacity of the Superior Court Judiciary.”

Open to the public. RSVP – https://www.facebook.com/groups/droitslinguistiques/

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Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Unpacking the ICC case of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya

Mon, 2013-11-04 13:00 - 14:30
Thomson House : 2nd floor, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Join Kenyan Human Rights Activist Flora Terah; Senior Deputy Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide Studies Kyle Matthews; and Law Professor Frédéric Mégret for an interactive panel entitled "Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Unpacking the ICC case of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya and its implications on reconciliation and accountability," hosted by Avocats sans frontières McGill.

All students and community members are invited to participate in this interactive panel.

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Patricia Allen Memorial Lecture: "Are Women Bad for Multiculturalism?"

Wed, 2013-11-20 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series welcome Professor Carissima Mathen, Ottawa University Faculty of Law  (Common Law section), former Director of Litigation, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), for the annual Patricia Allen Memorial Lecture.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Vrinda Narain (vrinda [dot] narain [at] mcgill [dot] ca)

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The Politics of Precedent in International Law: A Social Network Application

Wed, 2013-11-06 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Legal Theory Workshops and the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law are pleased to host Krzysztof J. Pelc, Department of Political Science, McGill University.

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World Bank Lecture on Anti-Corruption Law

Fri, 2013-11-01 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill International Law Society student club is hosting Michelle Ratpan and Robert Delonis, litigation specialists from the World Bank. Both speakers have extensive international experience in litigation and negotiation, and will talk about the World Bank's legal framework for fighting corruption and fraud in development projects.

Spots are limited: RSVP to mcgill [dot] ils [at] gmail [dot] com.

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Money Talks: paying, paid and unpaid student workers

Wed, 2013-10-30 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Legal Clinic Course is proud to host a Town Hall Discussion regarding the dynamics and implications of paid, paying & unpaid student work.

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BigDay BigData - a symposium on technology and normativity

Tue, 2013-10-15 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy (CIPP) is honoured to announce an informal symposium concerning the impact of “Big Data” on normativity.

The meeting will benefit from generous presence of select internationally-renowned experts and scholars in the area of information technology and its impact on society. The discussion will focus on what the editor of The Economist, Kenneth Cukier, characterises as the most profound revolution in computing.

A small reception with the CIPP’s signature mocktail will complement the symposium.

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Questioning Urban Creativity : Montreal, a Case Study

Fri, 2013-10-18 (All day) - Sat, 2013-10-19 (All day)
McCord Museum : Salle Bombardier, 690 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1E9

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal, in collaboration with the Faculties of Law, Arts, Science, Engineering and Music, is organising a colloquium open to the public. Since space is limited, registration is mandatory.

Fifteen speakers will address the colloquium’s theme by examining concrete examples and applying rich theoretical perspectives. Five broad themes have been identified:

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McGill Law Admissions Team participates in the McGill Pre-Law Students’ Society’s Law Forum 2013

Mon, 2013-10-21 17:00 - 20:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Come and meet two representatives of the McGill Faculty of Law at this mix & mingle event with a panel.

Venez rencontrer deux représentantes de la Faculté de droit de McGill à cet événement comprenant un cocktail et un panel.

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