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Polishing the Crown Jewel: Why we need to protect and strengthen UN Human Rights Special Procedures

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A brown bag seminar with Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham.

Open House 2014 - McGill Law

Chancellor Day Hall 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

McGill’s Faculty of Law looks forward to welcoming prospective students and their families as part of the annual McGill Open House.

Professor Somerville receives inaugural Jean Echlin Award

On September 11, during the International Palliative Care conference in Montreal, Professor Margaret Somerville received the 2014 Jean Echlin Award for Ethics in Palliative Care, sponsored by the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research.

The Institute wished to honour Professor Somerville’s career, stating that “she has been a bold beacon of reason in both her academic work and the public square against legalizing euthanasia, arguing for better access to high quality palliative care, especially pain management in caring for dying people.”

Published: 18Sep2014

Inaugural Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium

The Faculty of Law and the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law are pleased to announce the creation of the Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium, to be hosted annually at McGill University starting this Fall 2014 term.

The Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium has been made possible by a generous grant from the law firm Spiegel Sohmer, for the purpose of fostering an academic community in which learning and scholarship may flourish.

Published: 17Sep2014

Let’s Be Friends: The United States, Post-Genocide Rwanda, and Victor’s Justice in Arusha

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a presentation by Luc Reydams, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Notre-Dame (Indiana, USA); Fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies; Senior Fellow Leuven Centre for Global Governanc

The Colour of Feminist Legal Scholarship

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for a Margot Halpenny Lecture, part of the Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshops series, with Professor

DCL Research Series 2014-2015

The DCL Research Series is a student-driven forum for the presentation of doctoral research on subjects related to law and legal norms. Open to all disciplines, it serves not only as a site of exchange, but also as an opportunity for doctoral students to develop themselves as engaged scholars, effective communicators, and involved community members.

See our call for participation!

Published: 12Sep2014

A conversation with Justice Juan Guzmán, Prosecutor of Augusto Pinochet

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

Join us for a discussion with Justice Juan Guzmán moderated by Prof. René Provost.

Documentary film screening: "The Judge and the General" - The prosecution of Augusto Pinochet

Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

(Please note the new time) Join us for a screening of The Judge and the General documentary, after which Professeur Frédéric Mégret will moderate a discussion.

McGill Law Admissions visit Concordia

Concordia University (SGW, downtown) Hall Building, Room H-440, CA

The McGill Law Admissions team will be participating in Concordia University’s “Applying to Law School” workshop.