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Accès à la justice et litige en droit de la personne en Haïti : conférence avec Me Patrice Florvilus

Mon, 2014-03-17 12:30 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Patrice Florvilus will speak about challenges to access to justice and litigating human rights in Haiti, as well as his own struggles as a Haitian human rights defender.

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Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products

Wed, 2014-03-19 13:00 - 14:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free for the general public; 30$ for CLE certification

McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University, on "Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products".

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The Importance of Being Civil

Thu, 2014-03-20 14:30 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Common Room, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

John A. Hall (bio page), James McGill Professor of Sociology, will talk about civility, its rise, fall and re-emergence, underscoring its social impact and contrasting it to alternative ideological options available in the marketplace.

Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.

Contact Information

Contact: Professor Ron Niezen
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Office Phone: 514-398-6629
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Provincial Elections Day

Mon, 2014-04-07 (All day)

Please note that due to provincial elections taking place in Quebec that day, all classes, laboratories and examinations in all faculties and in the School of Continuing Studies are cancelled on Monday, April 7, 2014.

However, University and Faculty administrative offices will be open for business.

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Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Tue, 2014-03-18 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Brian King, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York, for a talk titled: “Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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The Notion of International Public Policy

Thu, 2014-03-13 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Charles Jarosson, Professor, Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), for a talk titled: “The Notion of International Public Policy.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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Getting to the law applicable to the merits in international arbitration

Tue, 2014-03-11 10:00 - 11:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 201, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series 2014, organized by the Private Justice and the Rule of Law group, welcomes Franco Ferrari, Professor at New York University School of Law, for a talk titled: “Getting to the law applicable to the merits in international arbitration.”

RSVP: kuzi [dot] charamba [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

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Regards sur le bijuridisme canadien

Wed, 2014-04-02 12:30 - 14:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law invites you to a conference that will examine the cohabitation, in Canada, of the civil law and the common law. Our main speaker will be the Hon. Marie Deschamps. Her respondents will be Professor Adrian Popovici and Professor Stephen Smith.

Contact Information

Contact: RSVP
Organization: Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law
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DCL Thesis Defence: Edin Hodžić

Tue, 2014-05-06 14:00 - 16:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

DCL candidate Edin Hodžić will be defending his thesis, "The (not so) gentle civilizer of consociations?: International human rights law and the challenges of group political rights", which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Mark Antaki.

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Mediation at McGill Bolstered by Generous Donation

Tue, 2014-03-04 15:35
Colin Bourrier, Maya Smith, Louise Otis, Jonathan Elston

Mediation at McGill (mediationmcgill.org), a community mediation initiative run by law students, recently received a generous donation of $2,500 to support its activities. The gift was made by Me Eric Cadl, Me Douglas Mitchell (BCL’88, LLB’88), Me Odette Jobin-Laberge, the Hon. Louise Otis, and Me Sylvain Lussier, five Montreal practitioners who are among the authors of the book Recours et procédures en appel, which received the Walter Owen Prize.

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