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Law and Lawyering: Inuit Perspectives

26 Feb 2018 13:00

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism welcomes Elizabeth Zarpa and Joseph Murdoch-Flowers for a talk about their personal and professional experience of practicing law in Inuit territories. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Sébastien Jodoin.  ...

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

27 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.


An Insight into the Crown’s Attorney Office

28 Feb 2018 13:00

The Criminal Law McGill student club invites you to an informal discussion with Crown Prosecutors Me Delphine Mauger and Me Diane Mulinda, both of whom work for the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions, at the Quebec Department of Justice.

This is a perfect opportunity to ask your questions and to learn more about the role and functions of a Crown Prosecutor.

DCL Thesis Defence: Francis Lord

28 Feb 2018 15:00

DCL candidate Francis Lord will be defending his thesis, “The legal interpretation of technology”, which was written under the co-supervision of Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse (McGill) and Professor Antoine Latreille (Université Paris-Sud).

Warnings from the Rohingya

1 Mar 2018 17:00

The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is hosting a conversation between the Hon. Bob Rae, Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar, and Professor Payam Akhavan.


The Public in Private International Law

2 Mar 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 Professor Celia Fassberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).


Winter 2018 Study Break

5 Mar 2018
9 Mar 2018

Classes cancelled. Library and administrative offices open. Enjoy your break!

Access to Land and Social Issues

16 Mar 2018 08:45

Co-organized by the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, this conference aims to explore the broad range of issues raised by access to land and the social consequences that result. Land, the conception of which varies between cultures and legal traditions, is both our environment and the site for human activities.


On Spaces and Rights: Refugee Hosting and Settlement Policies in Lebanon and Turkey

16 Mar 2018 12:00

Refugee populations are often perceived as an unexpected, disruptive, and temporary burden. This perception often drives countries of asylum to adopt short-term and exclusionary policies regarding refugees’ rights and settlements strategies. Almost 85% of the world’s refugees are in the Middle East & North Africa. This region has witnessed during the last few decades two of the most significant refugee crises. First, with the Palestinian refugee influx in 1948....

Is International Humanitarian Law Becoming Obsolete? A Conversation with the Hon. Allan Rock

21 Mar 2018 13:00

A topical conversation with the Hon. Allan Rock on (i) the crisis in international humanitarian law and the extent to which it is being ignored with impunity in so many conflicts; (ii) in the age of Trump and in the face of populism and xenophobia, can the liberal international world order survive? Professor Frédéric Mégret will be the discussant.


Terroir of Innovation: the Development of Geographical Indications in Canada – the Case of Cider

29 Mar 2018 13:30

Up until recently, Geographical Indications (GIs) were limited to wine and spirits. Now, they extend to a variety of agro-food products such as cider. This expansion, paired with the coming into force of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) in September 2017, marks Canada’s new mission to increase the scope of protections for GIs.


Inaugural Montreal Law Alumni Cocktail

10 Apr 2018 18:00

Join us for a memorable evening to meet former classmates, and rediscover your Faculty of Law.

Our annual cocktails have enjoyed repeated and growing success in other cites, including Toronto and New York. Alumni in Montreal have encouraged us to organize this event on home turf, and we hope that you will share in their enthusiasm to celebrate and foster our McGill Law alumni community!