Exploring “The Social Costs of Innovation”

Exploring the Social Costs of Innovation Le 2 novembre, une centaine de personnes ont participé une conférence publique intitulée « Les coûts sociaux de l’innovation : droit, société et le bien commun. » Vincent Gautrais, Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse et Stacey Smydo nous brossent un portrait de l’événement.

ALBUM: Soirées coffeehouse des diplômés – Ottawa, Paris et Montréal

Coffeehouses Des échos des soirées Coffeehouse tenues récemment à Paris, Ottawa et Montréal, qui furent très courues cette année.

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Faculty in the news

november 2016-faculty news-150x150 An article about Payam Akhavan‘s international adventures; media commentary from François Crépeau, René Provost, Ram Jakhu, Robert Leckey & Armand de Mestral; and a recent CBC Ideas episode that starred several faculty members. Read.

Students in the news

november2016-romola-adeola-150x150-1948 This month, we share an article by Steinberg Postdoctoral Fellow Romola Adeola, an OpEd by Claire Boychuk and Mark Dance on demagoguery, and pieces by BCL/LLB students and recent grads Florence Paré, Jan Dobrosielski and Iñaki Navarette. Read….

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DCL student Stephanie Chipeur on disability, politics and wheelchair sports

Doctoral candidate Stephanie Chipeur was recently interviewed by Béatrice Média to talk about the challenges of being a disabled woman in Montreal.

Alumni making a difference

Charles Jalloh was elected to the UN’s International Law Commission; President and CEO of TVO Lisa de Wilde was recruited as an outside expert by Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly; Stephen Toope talks about his nomination as the head of the University of Cambridge; and Alanna Devine & Sophie Gaillard are Montreal SPCA lawyers who have been fighting the city’s pitbull ban. Read….

O’Brien Fellows bring their human rights expertise to the Faculty

november 2016 obrien fellows 150x150 This fall, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism hosted Sarwat Bashi, Claudia Geiringer, Shivaun Quinlivan and Faisal Siddiqi, four outstanding human rights academics and activists as O’Brien Fellows in Residence.

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