The H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, Professor Allison Christians, is pleased to welcome internationally renowned tax expert Brian Arnold, for a talk on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) ongoing initiative with respect to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS"). Members of the public, students and faculty are all warmly welcomed
LSA President Selected from a Pool of 500 Applicants
This year’s President of the McGill Law Student Association, Éloïse Gagné, is one of 11 Canadian university students who will spend a day shadowing some of the country’s top senior executives.
Gagné will shadow Thierry Vandal, President and CEO of Hydro-Québec, on February 12. The fourth-year student will have the opportunity to put into practice the concepts she has been learning at the Faculty, and to acquire real-world tools and skills she’ll need when launching her career.
DCL candidate Amar Khoday will be defending his thesis, "Legitimizing resistance? International refugee law and the protection of individuals resisting oppression", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Frédéric Mégret.
The McGill Human Rights Working Group (International Justice Portfolio), together with the the Muslim Law Student Association and the Human Rights Committee, presents a bilingual discussion on the rise of the extreme right in Europe / une discussion bilingue sur la montée des extrêmes droites en Europe:
"Haine et politique, union malsaine / Hate and Politics, a Nasty Mix"
Dans un climat de crise économique, sociale, et souvent identitaire, l'extrême droite fait des émules en Europe.
Legal Theory Workshop: "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"
A Legal Theory Workshop with McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux, Professor of Political Science at the College of Saint Rose (Albany, New York): "Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Democratic Theory"
Many democratic and jurisprudential theorists have too often uncritically accepted Alexander Bickel's notion of "the countermajoritarian difficulty" when considering the relationship between judicial review and democracy (this is the case for arguments both for and against judicial review).
The Research Group on Constitutional Studies Lecture Series presents:
McGill alumnus Scott Lemieux (BA '94 MA '97), College of St. Rose, speaking on "What Is Judicial Supremacy, and Do the US And Canada Have It?"
Reception to follow
Join us for a talk by Professor Annelise Riles (Cornell), sponsored by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.
Discrimination and Inclusion Network Meeting, with Me Béatrice Vizkelety, visiting fellow at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
Béatrice Vizkelety, B.A, B.C.L., LL.M., is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience in litigation and as Director of the Legal Department and Secretary of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse du Québec. She is presently a Visiting Fellow at the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
The James McGill Society and the Faculty of Law of McGill University invite you to a talk by Librarian Emeritus John Hobbins about McGill’s Faculty of Law & the Inception of University-based Legal Education in Canada.
Prior to the 1850s, legal training in Canada was received largely through apprenticeship. While this remained true for Upper Canada until the late 1950s, university-based legal education began a century earlier in Lower Canada at McGill College.
Professor Daniel Jutras, Dean of the Faculty of Law of McGill University, and Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP invite you to a Toronto Coffeehouse event to celebrate Professor Blaine Baker's career.
At this event, we will honour Professor Blaine Baker's many years as a member of the Faculty of Law and also celebrate the establishment of the Blaine Baker Entrance Scholarship.
We look forward to seeing you there to share in memories of Professor Baker's successful career!