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Biased? A Discussion on Investor Bias in Investor-State Arbitration

Tue, 2013-04-09 18:00 - 19:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (Room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The international investment arbitration system has been heavily criticized for its apparent bias towards investors. Come hear what some experts think about these criticisms.

The McGill Arbitration Society has invited Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst at the Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, and Luke Eric Peterson, Editor of Investment Arbitration Reporter, to give us their perspectives on investor bias and the state of investment arbitration.

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6th IAASS International Space Safety Conference: Safety Is Not An Option

Tue, 2013-05-21 (All day) - Thu, 2013-05-23 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) and the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) invite you to this conference, which will be an opportunity to reflect and exchange information on a number of topics in space safety and sustainability of national and international interest. The conference will also a forum to promote mutual understanding, trust, and the widest possible professional international cooperation in such matters.

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Le système d’asile en Algérie: Retour vers une mission d’expertise

Wed, 2013-03-20 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Room 201, NCDH, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law present Idil Atak, postdoctoral research fellow at the Chaire de recherche en immigration, ethnicité et citoyenneté de (UQAM) and with the Centre de recherche en droit public (Université de Montréal).

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Bilingualism at the Supreme Court of Canada: Constitutional, Juridical and Legislative Ramifications

Wed, 2013-03-20 11:00 - 13:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Linguistic Rights McGill student club have invited special guest lecturer Yvon Godin, Member of Parliament, Acadie-Bathurst (NDP), to speak on "Bilingualism at the Supreme Court of Canada: Constitutional, Juridical and Legislative Ramifications."

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Majorities and Minarets: Religious Freedom and Public Space

Fri, 2013-03-15 12:00 - 13:30
Morrice Hall : TNC Theatre, First floor (Inst. of Islamic Studies), 3485 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E1

The Interuniversity Research Group in Political Philosophy (GRIPP) and the Research Group on Constitutional Studies (RGCS) welcome Professor David Miller (Nuffield College, Oxford) for a thought-provoking talk.

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Call for applications: Arsenault postdoctoral fellowship(s) at the IASL

Tue, 2013-03-12 15:33

The Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, invites applications to the Arsenault Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. The IASL intends to appoint one or two Postdoctoral Research Fellow(s), to start 1 September 2013.

The position(s) is (are) funded by the Erin J C Arsenault Trust Fund. The research team is led by Prof. Ram Jakhu, Associate Professor, and Associate Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law. The position(s) is (are) for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

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Mental Disorder and the Instability of Blame in Criminal Law

Thu, 2013-04-04 17:30 - 19:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Join us for the 2013 Michel Proulx Memorial Lecture in Criminal Law with Benjamin L. Berger, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, and présidente d'honneur, the Honourable Sophie Bourque, Superior Court of Quebec.

RSVP by March 29, 2013 to alumnioffice [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-7934.

This event has been accredited by the Barreau du Québec for 1.5 hours of CLE.

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Symposium on the Aspirations and Impact of Scholarly Research in Law

Mon, 2013-03-18 13:00 - 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

For its 60th anniversary, the McGill Law Journal invites the legal community to reflect on the aspirations and the impact of scholarly research in law. This discussion integrates itself perfectly in the context where universities face ideological and financial pressures to move away from academic research towards a more «practical» approach.

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Le principe de précaution devant le juge civil

Thu, 2013-03-14 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law is pleased to invite you to a talk by Mathilde Boutonnet, Maître de conférences en droit privé, Titulaire de la Chaire CNRS droit de l’environnement, Université Aix-Marseille.

Lunch will be served at 12h15. Places are limited, so kindly RSVP rghl [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca to confirm your presence.

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Cultural Practices and Egalitarian Discourses: What Role for Human Rights?

Tue, 2013-03-12 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law (website) Brown Bag Seminar with Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko. Everyone welcome... and please bring your lunch!

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