A Legal Theory Workshop with Prof. Peer Zumbansen.
Peer Zumbansen is Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Transnational Economic Governance and Legal Theory at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, where he is the (founding) director of the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society. Zumbansen received his legal education in Frankfurt, Paris and Harvard and has held visiting professorships in Canada, the U.S., Australia, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland.
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Balancing Legal Approaches to Private and Public Interest in Canada
Organized by the McGill Journal of Law and Health and geared towards active student engagement. this year's McGill Student Colloquium on Health and Law will address the theme of Physician-Assisted Suicide: Balancing Legal Approaches to Private and Public Interest in Canada.
The Faculty of Law's amateur theatre troupe, Actus Reus, cordially invites everyone to its annual play production.
This year, Actus Reus takes on A. R. Gurney’s The Dining Room, which follows an impressive dining room throughout its lifetime, witnessing moments filled with dreams, nostalgia, conflict, love and family.
Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law, has announced that Professor Yaëll Emerich has been named by the Provost of McGill University as Acting Director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, from 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2013.
Come meet Souleymane Guengueng, Dictator Hunter, main voice against the regime of former Chadian President Hissène Habré and founder of the Chadian Association of Victims of Political Repression and Crime. Do not miss the opportunity to discuss the issues of impunity and international justice.
His talk is entitled: "How to fight impunity by protecting international justice against domestic justice? The case of Africa: 'Justice for whites and Justice for blacks?"'.
Privacy Law, Social Engagement and Concerns for the Future: Perspectives of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
With a majority of Canadians using Facebook and over 15 million global users of Gmail, much of our social interaction is analyzed and archived by private interests.
The introduction of marketing techniques such as behavioral analysis allow for a deep analysis of our personal information: relationships, daily patterns and personal characteristics (such purchasing patterns, sexual orientation and civil status) in order to present us with products and services.
McGill University Law Professor Roderick A. Macdonald has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.
On December 30, Professor Macdonald, the F.R. Scott Professor of Constitutional and Public Law and former Dean of the Faculty of Law, was one of 33 Officers, two Companions and 56 new Members welcomed to the Order of Canada.
The Genocide Convention and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Sixty-Five Years Later: What have we learned? What must we do?
The Faculty of Law and the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcome the Hon. Irwin Cotler who will deliver the annual René Cassin Lecture in Human Rights.
Join us for an inspiring conference by the Hon. Irwin Cotler. A cocktail will follow in the Common Room.
A request for accreditation has been made to the Barreau du Québec for 1.5 hours of CLE.
RSVP: chrlp [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca
The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy welcomes Dr Elena Cooper, Orton Fellow in Intellectual Property Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a Member of Cambridge University's Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law.
Please contact Mr. Francis Lord (francis [dot] lord [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca) to confirm your participation.
On November 16, 2012 at an event at the Ottawa Convention Centre to mark the 130th anniversary of Royal Society of Canada (RSC), Governor General David Johnston announced the creation of a new library at Walter House, the RSC’s new headquarters in Ottawa. “I am equally delighted to announce that this new reading room, with the support and encouragement of his many friends, colleagues and loved ones, is to be named in honour of Rod Macdonald,” he added.