Un bouillonnement d’activités étudiantes

Parmi les différentes activités organisées par les étudiants à la Faculté de droit ce mois-ci, trois en particulier retiennent l’attention. Les voici, telles que rapportées par leurs organisateurs.

Actualités de février

Ce mois de février, pourtant le plus court de l’année, a vu passer un grand nombre d’activités, de conférences et de séminaires. En voici quelques-uns.

Coffeehouse in Toronto

On January 24, McGill Law alums in Toronto gathered for Coffeehouse in the offices of McCarthy Tétrault at the invitation of Dean Daniel Jutras. See our mini photo album.

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Op-Ed: Supreme Court’s decision in Eric v. Lola may be good for women

Professor Angela Campbell wrote an Op-Ed in the Globe and Mail saying that the Eric V. Lola decision may in fact be good for women.

Four Burning Questions for Irwin Cotler

Professor Emeritus Irwin Cotler (BCL’64) speaks to the McGill Reporter about human rights, security concerns, Canada and the LSA centennial.

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Busting Injustice

McGill Law students run a unique legal clinic dedicated to freeing wrongfully imprisoned Quebecers. Operating as Innocence McGill, a group of thirteen volunteers, led by 3Ls Julia O’Byrne and Rilla Banks, are inspired by the long, but ultimately successful struggle of David Milgaard, who gave the Innocence McGill Conference this month.

Speaking Truth To Power

Focus online brings you the sights and sounds of the Third Echenberg Family Global Conference in Human Rights, held March 21-23 at the Centre Mont-Royal, and which dealt with democracy and the fragility of freedom around the world.

The Insider

The Honorable John H. Gomery (BCL’56) chatted with Focus Online about his rocky start as at student at the Faculty of Law, his memories of Frank R. Scott, and the question of corruption, before giving the Friends of the Library’s annual F.R. Scott Lecture.

Talking About a Revolution

From March 21 to 23, 2013, two dozen of the world’s top figures of human rights will assemble at the Centre Mont Royal for the third Echenberg Global Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and the Fragility of Freedom. Participants will hear from former political prisoners from China and Iran, influential bloggers from Tunisia and Uganda, and many other noteworthy speakers.

Law By Design

Combining constitutional, environmental and ethical concerns, Professor Hoi Kong’s boundary-blurring research defies easy categorization. In an in-depth interview done late last year, Focus Online asked him to sketch it out for us.

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