The October 2013 edition of Focus online takes a look at the Faculty of Law’s 5th annual DCL retreat that took place this September, to discuss ‘Finding Our Place in Academic Life.’
The event, which was coorganized by doctoral candidates Jodi Lazare and Geoffrey Conrad, drew over 30 students for a full day of rewarding and insightful discussion.
Read the story in the October 2013 edition of Focus online: publications.mcgill.ca/droit/2013/10/16/theres-a-place-for-us/
The Faculty’s Office of Research is happy to announce that six exciting projects have been awarded funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Graham Fraser - Access to Justice in Both Official Languages: Improving the Bilingual Capacity of the Superior Court Judiciary
Linguistic Rights McGill welcomes Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, Mr. Graham Fraser, for a talk titled “Access to Justice in Both Official Languages: Improving the Bilingual Capacity of the Superior Court Judiciary.”
Open to the public. RSVP – https://www.facebook.com/groups/droitslinguistiques/
Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Unpacking the ICC case of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya
Join Kenyan Human Rights Activist Flora Terah; Senior Deputy Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide Studies Kyle Matthews; and Law Professor Frédéric Mégret for an interactive panel entitled "Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Unpacking the ICC case of 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya and its implications on reconciliation and accountability," hosted by Avocats sans frontières McGill.
All students and community members are invited to participate in this interactive panel.
The Annie MacDonald Langstaff Workshop Series welcome Professor Carissima Mathen, Ottawa University Faculty of Law (Common Law section), former Director of Litigation, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), for the annual Patricia Allen Memorial Lecture.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Vrinda Narain (vrinda [dot] narain [at] mcgill [dot] ca)
The Legal Theory Workshops and the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law are pleased to host Krzysztof J. Pelc, Department of Political Science, McGill University.
The McGill International Law Society student club is hosting Michelle Ratpan and Robert Delonis, litigation specialists from the World Bank. Both speakers have extensive international experience in litigation and negotiation, and will talk about the World Bank's legal framework for fighting corruption and fraud in development projects.
Spots are limited: RSVP to mcgill [dot] ils [at] gmail [dot] com.
The Legal Clinic Course is proud to host a Town Hall Discussion regarding the dynamics and implications of paid, paying & unpaid student work.
The McGill Centre for Intellectual Property and Policy (CIPP) is honoured to announce an informal symposium concerning the impact of “Big Data” on normativity.
The meeting will benefit from generous presence of select internationally-renowned experts and scholars in the area of information technology and its impact on society. The discussion will focus on what the editor of The Economist, Kenneth Cukier, characterises as the most profound revolution in computing.
A small reception with the CIPP’s signature mocktail will complement the symposium.
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal, in collaboration with the Faculties of Law, Arts, Science, Engineering and Music, is organising a colloquium open to the public. Since space is limited, registration is mandatory.
Fifteen speakers will address the colloquium’s theme by examining concrete examples and applying rich theoretical perspectives. Five broad themes have been identified: