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McGill to host American Journal of Comparative Law

Professor Helge Dedek

The Faculty of Law of McGill University is delighted to announce that starting January 2014, it will host The American Journal of Comparative Law, in partnership with the Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Helge Dedek, who is Director of the Institute of Comparative Law at McGill, has been named co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, together with two colleagues in Washington D.C.

Published: 19Dec2013

When the Label Obscures the Problem(s): An Analysis of Canadian Federal Parliamentary Debates About ‘Cyberbullying’

15Jan201412:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Annie Macdonald Langstaff Workshop series welcomes Professor Jane Bailey, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.

Invisible Inequalities: Disappearing Women and the Stagnation of Equality in Ireland

10Jan201412:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Annie Macdonald Langstaff Workshop series and the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcome Dr.

Contemporary slavery, women's oral histories, and the case of conjugal slavery in war

8Jan201412:30
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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott seminar room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Please join us for the inaugural lecture of Slavery Old and New: Labour Exploitation Through the Ages and Around the Globe, a joint research initiative of the Institute of Comparative Law and the Oppenheimer Chair in Public International

Faculty of Law administrator Marie-Hélène Di Lauro retires after 38 years of service

Marie-Hélène Di Lauro

On the evening December 5, 2013, dozens of people from the Faculty of Law community, along with family, friends and staff from other McGill faculties, gathered to bid adieu to Marie-Hélène Di Lauro, the Faculty’s long-serving Human Resources Advisor and Faculty Administrator.

Published: 13Dec2013

Calls for papers: 2nd Manfred Lachs International Conference on Global Space Governance - 29-31 May 2014

The Committee is inviting submission of papers that, among other things, will discuss and critically analyze the current socio-political, strategic and legal challenges to the achievement of good global space governance and, as well, 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.

2nd Manfred Lachs International Conference on Global Space Governance

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Published: 3Dec2013

Large-scale land acquisitions and human rights in the developing world

10Dec201313:00
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Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for this conference held to mark Human Rights Day

Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism’s O’Brien Fellow in Residence Dr. Semahagn G. Abebe and Visiting Fellow Dr.

The Law Applicable to International Arbitration: Agreements Past, Present and Future

3Dec201317:30
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for this year's John E.C.

DCL Thesis Defense: Philipp Kastner

18Dec201313:30
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Chancellor Day Hall Room 316, NCDH, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL Candidate Philipp Kastner will be defending his doctoral thesis, Rest in Peace? Legal normativity in the resolution of internal armed conflicts, which was prepared under the supervision of Professor René Provost.

DCL Thesis Defense: Enrique Boone Barrera

11Dec201310:00
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Chancellor Day Hall Room 316, NCDH, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL Candidate Enrique Boone Barrera will be defending his doctoral thesis, Fragmentation of property rights in the Mexican ejido and its effects on the exercise of constitutionally protected rights, which was prepared under the supervisio

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