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POSTPONED Violence as teacher and mentor

24 Jan 2018 17:30



The Faculty of Law welcomes Professor Marilyn Poitras for a talk on missing and murdered Indigenous women.


What are we learning from the heterosexual, transgendered and two-spirited women and girls sacrificed in violence within our communities?


LAW/MED recruitment event at First People’s House

25 Jan 2018 17:00

McGill Law and Medicine will host an Admissions information session at First Peoples’ House on Thursday, January 25 from 5pm-7pm.

The event will consist of a brief presentation on the Admissions process and policies in each faculty, with a focus on information of relevance to indigenous candidates, as well as insights from current indigenous students in each faculty.


Making International Trade More Equitable: Trade & Indigenous Peoples

30 Jan 2018 14:30

The Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory (LLDRL) Speaker Series welcomes Risa Schwartz to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), progressive trade policies in Canada and their potential impact on Indigenous peoples.


Work your B.A.

30 Jan 2018 16:30

Join the Faculty of Law for its annual Work your B.A. event! Join us for a panel with two McGill Law alumni, two current students, as well as the Acting Assistant Dean of Admissions & Recruitment, who will share their experience and advice.

Participants will learn about different paths, options, and gain ideas and inspiration; they will also have the opportunity to ask questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Panel Discussion on Carding and Street Checks

31 Jan 2018 13:00

This panel will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the practice of “carding/street checks" by law enforcement agencies, and consider the potential costs and benefit of the strategy on the community.


Indigenous Rights as Colonialism: UNDRIP and Canada’s Constitution

31 Jan 2018 13:00

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism has the pleasure of welcoming Professor John Borrows for the 2018 John Humphrey Lecture in Human Rights. His talk is titled Indigenous Rights as Colonialism: UNDRIP and Canada’s Constitution.


McGill Winter Fair for high school and CEGEP students

3 Feb 2018 10:00

High school and CEGEP students from Quebec are invited to McGill’s downtown campus to learn about undergraduate programs and admission requirements. The Faculty of Law will be participating.

Come speak with the Faculty of Law's Admissions staff and current law students at our booth; and attend the Law Information Session hosted by the Assistant Dean, Admissions and Recruitment taking place from noon to 13:00. Come visit us: we look forward to meeting you.


Changing the Face of Health Care through Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Ethical and Legal Debates

3 Feb 2018 10:00

The McGill Journal of Law and Health (MJLH) invites you to its 10th annual Colloquium. 


DCL seminar: Brian Bird

5 Feb 2018 13:00

Doctoral candidate Brian Bird will give his DCL seminar on "The Forgotten Fundamental: Freedom of Conscience in Canada."

Supervisor: Professor Robert Leckey.

Mobilizing marriage and masculinities in times of war: Debates about forced marriage in international criminal law

7 Feb 2018 13:00

Join us for an Annie MacDonald Langstaff workshop with Professor Annie Bunting, York University.


Disability and Work: Inclusion and Integration in the Labour Market

9 Feb 2018 13:00

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this event will explore the barriers facing people with disabilities when entering the labour market.


DCL seminar: Stefanie Carsley

12 Feb 2018 13:00

Doctoral candidate Stefanie Carsley will give her DCL seminar on "Surrogate Motherhood in Canada: Exploring Lawyers’ Practices and Perspectives."

Supervisor: Professor Angela Campbell.

Non-State Laws in a Modern State Context: Indigenous and Islamic Perspectives

16 Feb 2018 12:00

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this panel will explore the commonalities and divergences in the experiences of Indigenous and Islamic law scholars and participants vis-à-vis the State. The panelists will also look at the multiplicities of Islamic and Indigenous law traditions, and how the State might contend with these complexities.

Speakers: John Borrows, Saba Mahmood


A Renaissance Interrupted? Personhood, “Sodomy” and the Public in Twelfth-Century Christian and Islamic Civil Law

16 Feb 2018 13:00

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law continues its 2016-2018 Civil Law Workshops series, “Le public en droit privé”, with a talk by Vanja Hamzić, SOAS, University of London.


2018 MISC Annual Conference: Who Pays for Canada? Taxes and Fairness

21 Feb 2018
23 Feb 2018

For its 2018 conference, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada turns its focus to a topic that has plenty of history in Canada: tax fairness.