Simone Says…

Simone Samuels (14 Jan) First year law student and scholarship recipient Simone Samuels speaks from personal experience about the importance of access to education and to the legal system.

January at the Faculty of Law

(14 Jan) An overview of the lectures and performances taking place over a busy month of January at the Faculty, including two separate dramatic performances, five lectures and a conference.

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A Porteño Postcard

Notes from Buenos Aires, Argentina (14 Jan) Shauna Van Praagh, on sabbatical with René Provost and their three boys, reports on life in Buenos Aires

Faculty voices

(14 Jan) A recurring column presenting select excerpts from Faculty members’ comments on events in the news. In this edition: Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse on the potential impact of Bill C-32 on international trade and Professor Lionel Smith at the University of Edinburgh School of Law to talk about trusts.

Northern exposure

(6 Dec) Law grad Stephanie Armengau talks about life as a Crown prosecutor working in James Bay and Nunavik, bringing the judicial process to cities and towns without courtrooms.

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Rehearsal scene from Antigone voilée
(14 Jan) Everyone has a story to tell and many of these stories can be found in the unexpected domain of legal cases, real or literary. This month’s Focus online cover story looks at three initiatives that examine the meeting of fact with fiction.

Profil de recherche: Geneviève Saumier

Geneviève Saumer (14 jan) Que vous ayez acheté un téléphone cellulaire pour Noël, pris un abonnement au gym pour tenir vos résolutions du Nouvel An ou commandé un livre sur Internet récemment, la professeure Geneviève Saumier, une spécialiste en droit de la consommation et en règlement international des conflits, nous explique pourquoi les contrats que nous signons à titre de consommateurs posent problème…

Cradle of Law

Cradle detail (14 Jan) A cradle that knits together the lives of many with ties to the Faculty features in a fairy-tale retelling of its life.

Côté cour au Palais de justice

(6 déc) Un programme qui jumelle étudiants en droit avec criminalistes pour une journée d’observation leur donne un aperçu des dimensions humaines du processus juridique.

Research profile: Evan Fox-Decent and Vìctor Muñiz-Fraticelli

(6 Dec) Evan Fox-Decent and Vìctor Muñiz-Fraticelli, both assistant professors at the Faculty of Law, have carved careers out of interdisciplinary work, combining legal and political theory while working in English, French and Spanish, all with the goal of re-examining conceptions of authority and legitimacy…

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