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“From Field to Faculty” - Truth, Justice and Reconciliation

Fri, 2013-02-15 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each year, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism sends interns to work with human rights organizations in Canada and abroad. The Field to Faculty Student Speaker Series is an opportunity for returning interns to share their experiences. 

Truth, Justice and Reconciliation with Chris Durrant (Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Legal Services), Molly Joeck (Refugee Law Project), and Will Colish (Human Rights Watch).

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Protecting All Creatures from Domestic Violence

Wed, 2013-02-27 18:00 - 19:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Scott Heiser will analyze some of the common issues prosecutors confront when litigating animal cruelty cases motivated by domestic violence.  

About the speaker:

Scott Heiser is the Director of Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program and provides a full spectrum of services to law enforcement and prosecutors who investigate and litigate animal cruelty cases. 

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RGHL Workshop: Listening for Lawyers

Wed, 2013-02-13 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law is pleased to invite you to its first workshop of 2013, which will deal with active listening skills.

Speaker: Dr. Abraham Fuks, Professor, and former Dean of Medicine (1995-2006), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.

Space is limited: kindly RSVP to rghl [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Indigenous Law in the World—Research, Pedagogy, and Application

Mon, 2013-02-18 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A talk by Professor Val Napoleon, the Law Foundation Professor of Aboriginal Justice and Governance at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Professor Napoleon’s talk will explore how law faculties can incorporate indigenous law into their curricula.

Formal lecture 12:30-13:30, followed by discussion 13:30-14:00.

For more information, contact Professor Hoi Kong (hoi [dot] kong [at] mcgill [dot] ca).

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Corruption. A View from an Insider. A conversation with the Hon. John H. Gomery and Bernard St. Laurent

Tue, 2013-02-12 17:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The Friends of the Library present their annual F.R. Scott Lecture, with the Hon. John H. Gomery and Bernard St. Laurent.

In this F.R. Scott Lecture, Hon. John H. Gomery (BCL'56) and Bernard St. Laurent will take a critical look at corruption in politics and explore the recurring phenomenon of corruption in government, the usefulness of commissions of enquiry to expose unlawful conduct and mismanagement and why such commissions tend to be loved by the public and disliked, with some justification, by those whose names are mentioned during the hearings.

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Matinées Constitutionnelles: "Four questions about unwritten constitutional principles"

Fri, 2013-02-01 11:00 - 13:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Salle Stephen Scott (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) invites you to the second conference of its Les matinées constitutionnelles 2012-2013 series, which will be presented by Professor Han-Ru Zhou, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal.

For more information: isabelle [dot] lemelin [dot] 1 [at] umontreal [dot] ca; (514) 343-7670.

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Manfred Lachs Conference on the Regulation of Emerging Modes of Aerospace Transportation

Fri, 2013-05-24 (All day) - Sat, 2013-05-25 (All day)
Centre Mont-Royal : 2200 Mansfield, Montreal, Quebec, Canada , H3A 3R8

Air and space transportation systems over the last few decades have evolved remarkably over the past decades, including the appearance of vehicles that can operate seamlessly in the atmosphere and in outer space, and which pose challenges to the international legal boundaries, as well as to airspace and outer space legal regimes.


Featuring seven separate sessions and a gala dinner, this two-day conference aims to:

(a)   assess the current situation and future plans for aerospace transportation;

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Contact: IASL CONFERENCES
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Fifth annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance

Fri, 2013-10-25 (All day) - Sat, 2013-10-26 (All day)
Hilton Montreal Bonaventure : 900 de la Gauchetière West, Montreal, Canada , H5A 1E4

The Fifth annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance will provide a review of contemporary laws, jurisprudence and developments in International Air Law and Liability Insurance from the perspective of airlines, airports, ANSPs, insurers, manufacturers and lessors.

VIEW PROGRAM & REGISTER ONLINE on our secured site https://www.mcgill.ca/iasl-events/

This event brings together some of the world’s leading experts to address the following topics:

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Ateliers en droit constitutionnel: Fédéralisme et subsidiarité

Mon, 2013-02-11 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

We are happy to welcome you to our second Constitutional Law Workshop series, where faculty will present some of their latest legal research. This year's edition honours the jurisprudential contributions of Justice Marie Deschamps, who will be participating as our commentator.

This first workshop will feature Johanne Poirier (U. libre de Bruxelles) and Hoi Kong (U. McGill).

Masters and doctoral students are warmly welcomed.

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