Electoral Law: the Virtuous or Vicious Circle of Theory and Practice


Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for this third annual edition of the Constitutional Law Workshops.

All welcome; no need to RSVP. This activity has been accredited by the Barreau du Québec.

Panel 1: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Theoretical Dimensions: Deliberative Democracy and Electoral Law

Presenters: Daniel Weinstock (McGill), Ron Levy (Griffith), and Hoi Kong (McGill).
Commentator: Victor Muñiz-Fraticelli (McGill)

Barreau du Québec activity no. 10078312. (1.5 h)

Panel 2: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Practical Dimensions: Current Controversies and Challenges of Electoral Law

Presenters: Maxime St-Hilaire (Sherbrooke), James Gardner (SUNY), and Yasmine Dawood (Toronto).
Commentator: the Hon. Marie Deschamps, JSCC 2002-2012

Barreau du Québec activity no. 10078321. (1.5 h)

Closing Speech: 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Stéphane Perrault, Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Legal Services, Compliance and Enforcement, Elections Canada

Organized by the Law Faculties of McGill University, Université de Sherbrooke and Université de Montréal.

This workshop is partnered with the conference "Democratic Deficits? Equal Representation and Representational Equality", to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law on Nov 20, 2013, and organized by the Trudeau Foundation: democraticdeficits-deficitsdemocratiques.eventbrite.ca