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    15 janvier 2019 McGill Law prof named Canada’s new justice minister

    David Lametti, Member of Parliament for LaSalle–Émard–Verdun and a professor at the Faculty of Law (currently on leave), has been named Canada’s new Minister of Justice as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet in response to the sudden departure of Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison. Lametti was sworn in earlier this morning proudly wearing […]

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    13 janvier 2019 UN Elects Yemen, Worst on Gender Equality, as VP at UN’s Gender Equality Agency

    A human rights watchdog organization today condemned the UN’s election of Yemen, the lowest ranking country in the world on gender equality, to be vice-president of the Executive Board of UN Women, which is the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women. « Electing Yemen to protect women’s rights is like making […]

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  3. 18 décembre 2018 A.G. UNDERWOOD ANNOUNCES STIPULATION DISSOLVING TRUMP FOUNDATION UNDER JUDICIAL SUPERVISION, WITH AG REVIEW OF RECIPIENT CHARITIES 

    Today, Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced that – following a court decision in favor of the Attorney General – the Trump Foundation has signed a stipulationagreeing to dissolve under judicial supervision, with review and approval by the Attorney General of proposed recipient charities of the Foundation’s remaining assets. This stipulation follows the court decision last month allowing Attorney General Underwood’s […]

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    12 décembre 2018 Absent Liberal MP defends absence from Ottawa in House of Commons speech

    A Liberal MP who’s stayed out of the House of Commons for months says he’s been busy with other important work. “Time spent in the House is a part of a member’s work but despite that I decided to do something concrete for a cause I truly care about,” Montreal MP Nicola Di Iorio said […]

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  5. 23 novembre 2018 THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF RESPONSE BY CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS TO REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP CONCERNING FEDERAL JUDICIARY

    The American College of Trial Lawyers, a non-political organization composed of the leading trial lawyers in the United States and Canada— civil and criminal lawyers representing civil plaintiffs and defendants and criminal prosecutors and defense lawyers, of all political affiliations—today issues a statement in support of the response by Chief Justice John Roberts to remarks […]

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    23 novembre 2018 The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C.

    The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) has announced the creation of the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The award, named in her honor, is to be presented to a judge or a member of the bar in the United States or Canada, whether or not […]

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  7. 20 novembre 2018 A.G. UNDERWOOD DEMANDS CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS FOR TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NONCONFORMING INDIVIDUALS

    20 AGs Urge Secretaries Azar and DeVos to Abandon Efforts to Adopt a Restrictive and Discriminatory Federal Definition of “Sex” Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood—part of a coalition of 20 Attorneys General—urged the Trump administration to abandon efforts to adopt a definition of “sex” that would exclude transgender and gender nonconforming individuals from the protections […]

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    4 novembre 2018 UN should condemn massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue⁩

    UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, along with other UN agencies, officials and experts tasked with combating racism, should join the EU, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley and many others, and condemn today’s massacre of Jews praying in a Pittsburgh synagogue, said UN Watch, a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights monitoring group. As of 11:40 pm tonight in […]

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  9. Canada's outgoing Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin reacts during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
    20 octobre 2018 The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C.

    The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) has announced the creation of the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The award, named in her honor, […]

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    20 octobre 2018 The Honourable Madam Justice Sheilah L. Martin, Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, Receives Honorary Fellowship

    Madam Justice Martin Joins Sixteen Other Canadian Honorary Fellows The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) presented The Honourable Madam Justice Sheilah L. Martin of the Supreme Court of Canada with Honorary Fellowship at its Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed […]

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