Welcome to the page of the McGill Graduate Law Students Association 2011 Graduate Work Symposium.
We will use this page to update you on the scheduling and other news about our upcoming conference, June 2 and 3. We will also soon be posting brief descriptions / abstracts of the work that will be presented.
Here is the schedule:
AIR AND SPACE - Thursday, 2 June, 9:30-11:30
Introduction by Prof. Ludwig WeberDuncan Blake
Adequacy Of The Current Space Law Framework From A Military Strategic Perspective.Paul Fitzgerald
Freeing "Open Skies": the Need for Consistent and Harmonized Regulation of Aviation
Alejandro Piera Legal Aspects of Aviation and Climate Change
HUMAN RIGHTS - Thursday, 2 June, 14:30-16:30
Introduction by Prof. Frédéric MégretLiam McHugh-Russell
Regulating Human Rights: From Legal Problems to Cultural Tensions
The Boundaries of "Coercion" in Human Trafficking LegislationBenoît Mayer
At the Frontiers of Rights: Protecting Human Rights Beyond National Borders, in Law and Practice
Legal Empowerment or Cooptation? : Towards a More Complex Understanding of the Role of Legal Emporwerment as a Development Strategy in the Global SouthShane Chalmers
Legalising Dignity: Critical Reflections on Law and Human Rights. Some Preliminary and Tentative Thoughts.
LEGAL SYSTEMS FUNCTIONING -Friday, 3 June, 9:30-11:30Charles Paul Hoffman
Visual Representations of the Nova Scotia Legislative CouncilNelcy Lopez Cuellar
Correlative lack of authority and lack of obedience as a dynamic of legal pluralism within the stateBrock Rutter
Citation network analysis between Canadian provincial courts of appeal
Michaël FischerWhat can we learn from mixed legal systems?
FOSTERING GROWTH - Friday, 3 June, 14:30-16:30Lina Winkler
Regulation of intermediaries in the music business - game rules for managers, agents and lawyers?
Commercial Law Reform, an Instrument of Social and Economic Transformation in Africa—A (Critical) Legal Pluralist Analysis of the OHADA ProjectMadhav Mallya
Arbitration and Public Policy- The Role of Courts in India, England and the United States
Raphaël DessemontetContract Theory - How Nuance and Reason Pave the Way Forward: the Example of a Proposed Reform of Swiss Construction Law
The State Under Siege and the Need for the Effective Regulation of Multinational Corporations
(This site is from the conference that took place in 2011. Archived site maintained by Brock Rutter. )