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Johanne Poirier first incumbent of the Peter Mackell Chair in Federalism

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Johanne Poirier has been named the inaugural holder of the Peter MacKell Chair in Federalism. Professor Poirier will join the Faculty of Law on August 1, 2015.

Johanne Poirier is a noted scholar of public law and constitutional law, with a unique expertise in federalism, developed over years of work in Belgium where she used her personal experience of the Canadian federal context in her study of local and European circumstances.

Published: 29Oct2014

Counterbalancing the Legislative Precariousness of Domestic Carework in Switzerland through Civil Rights – Potentials & Limitations of the Human Rights-Centred Approach in the Swiss Context

10Nov201413:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Seminar with Gabriela Medici, PhD Candidate, University of Zurich; Graduate Research Trainee at the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory, McGill University Faculty of Law.

First Nations Child Welfare: Research Contribution to the Human Rights Tribunal Case on Inequitable Funding

27Oct201414:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 203, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A talk with Dr. Nico Trocmé, Director of the School of Social Work, Philip Fisher Chair in Social Work at McGill University.

Health and Law Seminar: "Quelques défis de l’intégration des médecines non conventionnelles dans un système de soins cartésien"

27Nov201412:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a Research Group in Health and Law Seminar with Professeur Olivier Guillod, Director of the Institute for Health Law, Neuchâtel University, Switzerland.

Droit et pouvoir

24Nov201413:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Civil law workshop with Lionel Smith, Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law at McGill University.

Occupy Central & Hong Kong’s Democratic Crisis

29Oct201417:30
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Stewart Biology Building Room N2/2, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1, CA

The Asia Pacific Law Association of McGill (APLAM), a student club at the Faculty of Law, is organizing a panel discussion on the Hong Kong protests featuring six national experts.

Andrea Bjorklund named first ICSID Scholar in Residence

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) announced this fall that Professor Andrea Bjorklund has been named its first Scholar in Residence.

Published: 14Oct2014

DCL Thesis Defence: Alejandro José Piera Valdés

26Nov201414:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

DCL candidate Alejandro José Piera Valdés will be defending his thesis, "Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation: legal and policy challenges", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Jaye Ellis.

Western International Law and the Collapse of Imperial China: Continuing Controversy over the “Century of Humiliation”

14Oct201412:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A workshop discussion with Professor Anthony Carty, Sir Y K Pao Chair in Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (China).

Taxation as collective consumption

20Oct201414:30
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Charles Meredith House IHSP seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CA

For the second Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium talk of the year, the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law welcomes Professor Joseph Heath.

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