Conférence de la Revue de droit de McGill: "Le rôle et l'influence des juristes dans les débats publics"
(IN FRENCH ONLY) La Revue de droit de McGill vous invite à sa conférence francophone annuelle. Cette année, la Revue s’intéresse à promouvoir une réflexion critique sur la place qu’ont, ou que devraient avoir, les juristes lors de grands débats publics, ainsi que sur leur influence sur les prises de décision reliées à ces enjeux.
Ever wondered what your professors do every day when not teaching? Or what it actually means to be a legal academic? Or whether a career in academia is right for you?
Find out during McGill Law’s Research Week, taking place February 17-20!
Research Week aims to present and celebrate our community's legal scholarship. Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate. Here are some events to which all are invited:
We regret to announce the defence has been postponed. A new date will be announced.
DCL candidate Nathan Richards will be defending his thesis, "The Efficacy of Law", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Stephen Smith.
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.