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Religious Arbitration: A Measure of Legal Multiculturalism

Tue, 2013-02-26 17:00 - 20:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Stephen Scott seminar room (OCDH 16) and Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Arbitration Society and McGill’s Institute of Comparative Law invite you to a panel on religious arbitration. We will host Rabbi Michael Whitman, expert on Talmudic Law, and Professor Ahmed Ibrahim, expert on Islamic Law, to discuss the controversial issues on the intersection between mainstream legal culture and religion in the arbitral context.

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“From Field to Faculty” - Health, Disabilities and Human rights: Perspectives from Home and Away

Wed, 2013-03-20 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each year, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism sends interns to work with human rights organizations in Canada and abroad. The Field to Faculty Student Speaker Series is an opportunity for returning interns to share their experiences. 

Health, Disabilities and Human rights: Perspectives from Home and Away with Roger Bill (Disability Rights International), Miatta Gorvie (Legal Action for Persons with Disability), and Rosel Kim (Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network).

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“From Field to Faculty” - Legal and Extralegal Strategies for Combatting Discrimination and Violence against Women and LGBT Minorities

Wed, 2013-03-27 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 203, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each year, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism sends interns to work with human rights organizations in Canada and abroad. The Field to Faculty Student Speaker Series is an opportunity for returning interns to share their experiences. 

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“From Field to Faculty” - Anti-discrimination and Alternative Means of Justice

Wed, 2013-02-27 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 200, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each year, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism sends interns to work with human rights organizations in Canada and abroad. The Field to Faculty Student Speaker Series is an opportunity for returning interns to share their experiences. 

Anti-discrimination and Alternative Means of Justice with Melissa Austen (Ateneo Centre for Human Rights), Edward Béchard-Torres (CONGEH/CIAH), Anne-Claire Gayet (Inter-American Court of Human Rights), and Eloïse Ouellet-Décoste (LICADHO).

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“From Field to Faculty” - Truth, Justice and Reconciliation

Fri, 2013-02-15 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each year, the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism sends interns to work with human rights organizations in Canada and abroad. The Field to Faculty Student Speaker Series is an opportunity for returning interns to share their experiences. 

Truth, Justice and Reconciliation with Chris Durrant (Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Legal Services), Molly Joeck (Refugee Law Project), and Will Colish (Human Rights Watch).

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Protecting All Creatures from Domestic Violence

Wed, 2013-02-27 18:00 - 19:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Scott Heiser will analyze some of the common issues prosecutors confront when litigating animal cruelty cases motivated by domestic violence.  

About the speaker:

Scott Heiser is the Director of Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program and provides a full spectrum of services to law enforcement and prosecutors who investigate and litigate animal cruelty cases. 

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RGHL Workshop: Listening for Lawyers

Wed, 2013-02-13 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law is pleased to invite you to its first workshop of 2013, which will deal with active listening skills.

Speaker: Dr. Abraham Fuks, Professor, and former Dean of Medicine (1995-2006), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.

Space is limited: kindly RSVP to rghl [dot] law [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Indigenous Law in the World—Research, Pedagogy, and Application

Mon, 2013-02-18 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A talk by Professor Val Napoleon, the Law Foundation Professor of Aboriginal Justice and Governance at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Professor Napoleon’s talk will explore how law faculties can incorporate indigenous law into their curricula.

Formal lecture 12:30-13:30, followed by discussion 13:30-14:00.

For more information, contact Professor Hoi Kong (hoi [dot] kong [at] mcgill [dot] ca).

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Corruption. A View from an Insider. A conversation with the Hon. John H. Gomery and Bernard St. Laurent

Tue, 2013-02-12 17:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The Friends of the Library present their annual F.R. Scott Lecture, with the Hon. John H. Gomery and Bernard St. Laurent.

In this F.R. Scott Lecture, Hon. John H. Gomery (BCL'56) and Bernard St. Laurent will take a critical look at corruption in politics and explore the recurring phenomenon of corruption in government, the usefulness of commissions of enquiry to expose unlawful conduct and mismanagement and why such commissions tend to be loved by the public and disliked, with some justification, by those whose names are mentioned during the hearings.

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Matinées Constitutionnelles: "Four questions about unwritten constitutional principles"

Fri, 2013-02-01 11:00 - 13:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Salle Stephen Scott (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) invites you to the second conference of its Les matinées constitutionnelles 2012-2013 series, which will be presented by Professor Han-Ru Zhou, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal.

For more information: isabelle [dot] lemelin [dot] 1 [at] umontreal [dot] ca; (514) 343-7670.

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