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Students group wins Catalyst Award for Myko Social Score app

A group of McGill students and alums who worked on the Myko Social Score app have received the 2015 Catalyst Award for Excellence in Applied Student Research.

The Award is sponsored by the McGill Office of Sustainability and is decided by a distinguished jury. DCL candidate Juan Pinto, undergrad law student Etienne Ravilet Guzman, as well as alumni Carolina Cruz-Vinaccia (LLM’11) and Guillaume Béal (LLM’14), were among the members of the multidisciplinary team that received the group award.

Published: 22Apr2015

DCL Thesis Defence: Bethany Hastie

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Doctoral candidate Bethany Hastie will be presenting her thesis entitled “Migrant labour and the making of unfreedom: how the law facilitates exclusion and exploitation under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Programs”, which was

CMLA William Tetley Memorial Symposium

Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Canadian Maritime Law Association (CMLA) is pleased to invite you to attend a one-day legal symposium to celebrate the contribution of the late Professor

Public Choices, Private Lives: An End-of-Life Conversation

Leacock Building Room 132, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

The Council on Palliative Care presents the 18th Annual Sandra Goldberg Lecture as part of its ‘Lessons in Living from the Dying’ lecture series.

Exploring Institutions : an Ethnographic Perspective

Chancellor Day Hall Common Room, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy welcomes anthropologist and ethnologist Marc Abélès, Director of Studies, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS).

Inaugural Charles D. Gonthier Memorial Lecture with Justice James Crawford

Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

His Excellency Judge James Crawford AC

DCL Thesis Defence: Anna Purkey

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Doctoral candidate Anna Lise Purkey will be presenting her thesis entitled “Legal Empowerment for Dignified life: Fiduciary duty and human rights-based capabilities in protracted refugee situations”, which was supervised by Prof.

DCL Thesis Defence: Paul Fitzgerald

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Doctoral candidate Paul Fitzgerald will be presenting his thesis entitled “A Level Playing Field for “Open Skies”: the Need for Consistent and Harmonized Regulation of aviation”, which was prepared under the supervision of Prof.

Legal Theory Workshop: An Egalitarian Defence of Proportionality-Based Balancing

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Professor Luc Tremblay, Faculté de droit, Université de Montréal, will be talkin

Kirsten Anker awarded inaugural Buxbaum Prize

The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law has selected Professor Kirsten Anker as the inaugural recipient of the Richard M. Buxbaum Prize for Teaching in Comparative Law.

 In their nomination, the YCC praised Professor Anker for her “rich and creative efforts in the teaching of indigenous law, including her successful field course”. They also recognized “the wide scope of [her] teaching interests”, her "rigorous approach to comparative law and legal pluralism" and the interdisciplinary approach of her courses.

Published: 31Mar2015