Innocence McGill presents its annual conference, which this year welcomes Michel Dumont and Danielle Dansereau.
Michel Dumont was wrongfully convicted of a sexual assault he did not commit. He spent three years behind bars and was only exonerated in 2001 with the help of family members who never gave up on this fight. He will be sharing his story.
The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law welcomes Bertrand Stoffel, University of Zurich, for a Civil Law Workshop, under the theme « Les apparences en droit civil ».
Appearance plays a major role in civil evidence. Certainly, the judge may sometimes rely on science to prove facts. Often however, the judge will have to base her judgment on what appears to her as true or false.
The 2nd Manfred Lachs International Conference on Global Space Governance will be an opportunity to analyze the current socio-political, strategic and legal challenges to the achievement of good global space governance. The conference will also aim to propose viable policy options and regulatory mechanisms that will help ensure that present generations of humanity can continue their exploration and use of outer space without seriously compromising the possibility for future generations to do the same.
Join Professor Allison Christians and noted Toronto lawyer John Richardson for an information session on the newly implemented Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The session will be geared toward those with US status and will discuss issues of disclosure, compliance, and other obligations raised by this legislation.
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professor Robert Leckey, a William Dawson Scholar in the Faculty of Law and a member of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, has been elected to the Global Young Academy.
Based in Berlin, the prestigious Academy consists of more than 155 young, independent researchers from around the world, who come together to address topics of global importance during a four-year term.
A hilarious live show at Club Soda featuring the creative talents of the entire McGill Law community. Think "Law School meets Saturday Night Live". It's a night to set aside the books, be entertained and laugh at each other for taking school so seriously. You'll find it all - impressions of profs, law jokes, promissory estoppel, and heart-wrenching show tunes about factum day...
Skit Nite is the a yearly law event you don't want to miss!
For any questions or to involved, write to law [dot] got [dot] talent [at] gmail [dot] com.
The McGill Arbitration Society, the Private Justice and the Rule of Law Research Team, the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law at McGill University, and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration are pleased to welcome Alexis Mourre (Vice-President of the ICC), who will give a talk as part of the “The McGill Symposium on International Arbitration.”
The McGill Arbitration Society, the Private Justice and the Rule of Law Research Team, the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law at McGill University, and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration are pleased to welcome Charles Jarrosson (Université Paris II), who will give a talk as part of the “The McGill Symposium on International Arbitration.”
(In French only) Si les sources du droit ont pu être qualifiées de « délicieuses », elles deviennent une véritable gourmandise, confrontées au droit de la responsabilité civile. La gourmandise renvoie tant aux plaisirs qu’aux vices. Le plaisir qu’il y a à analyser les sources du droit de la responsabilité civile réside dans la mise en lumière d’une véritable interaction entre les sources. Le vice que révèle la confrontation d’une théorie des sources et du droit de la responsabilité est la persistance de certains conflits.
DCL candidate Carlos Ivan Fuentes will be defending his thesis, "Normative plurality in international law: The impact of international human rights law in the doctrine of sources of international law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Evan Fox-Decent.