1. 5 octobre 2014 Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor” Exhibition at Library of Congress to Open Nov. 6

    1215 Magna Carta from England’s Lincoln Cathedral to be on Display Magna Carta, the great charter of rights and liberties, stands at the heart of English and American law and has influenced the legal systems of many other democratic nations. One of the earliest statements of limited government and a point of departure for centuries […]

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  2. 5 octobre 2014 Fasken Martineau is a proud partner of the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

    Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, is pleased to announce its partnership with the second edition of the International Summit of Cooperatives. The Summit is a biennial event for leaders of cooperatives as well as researchers, decision makers and representatives of mutual benefit organizations from around the world. This choice meeting […]

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  3. 3 octobre 2014 CIGI awards 28 graduate scholarships through its International Law Research Program

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to award 28 graduate scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to outstanding PhD, SJD and LLM students who are conducting research related to the think tank’s International Law Research Program. The one-year Graduate Scholarships in International Law are valued at CDN $24,000 for PhD and SJD […]

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  4. 25 septembre 2014 North Korean defectors call on Switzerland to regime’s bank accounts. 20 survivants de la Corée du Nord réclament le gel de ses comptes en Suisse

    When the UN rights council this morning debates North Korea’s record, a human rights NGO will take the floor to present an open letter sent today by 20 North Korean defectors to Swiss president Didier Burkhalter calling to freeze the regime’s bank accounts held in the country. « The international community must show that it truly […]

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  5. 23 septembre 2014 Climate laws inadequate to protect human rights – new legal frameworks needed, states new IBA report

    The human rights of the world’s most vulnerable will be severely threatened unless urgent action is taken to improve access to justice and legal frameworks for people affected by climate change, concludes a new report by the International Bar Association (IBA) Task Force on Climate Change Justice and Human Rights. Published today, the ground-breaking 240-page […]

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    18 septembre 2014 William Schabas — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    Professor William A. Schabas is director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he also holds the chair in human rights law. Professor Schabas holds BA. and MA degrees from the University of Toronto and LLB, LLM. and LLD degrees from the University of Montreal. William Schabas […]

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    18 septembre 2014 Massive bankruptcy case involving national nursing home chain goes to trial in Tampa

    After years of intense research and legal action, a bankruptcy lawsuit jointly litigated by a Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP team led by partner Steven M. Berman and attorneys from Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. goes to trial before United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Michael G. Williamson beginning on Monday, Sept. 22. Potentially at stake: hundreds […]

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    10 septembre 2014 Fasken Martineau and Notman House strengthen partnership

    Fasken Martineau, a leading business law and litigation firm, is proud to announce that it is consolidating its partnership with Notman House by launching an exclusive onsite technology start-up consulting program. The firm will offer legal services to Notman House tenants. Once a month, Fasken Martineau will dispatch a team of leading legal experts from […]

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    9 septembre 2014 The Honourable Benjamin J. Greenberg has joined the firm Dunton Rainville

    The Honourable Benjamin J. Greenberg, former Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec, has joined the firm Dunton Rainville, where he is pursuing his practice in arbitration and mediation, primarily as a commercial arbitrator. After leaving the Bench, The Honourable Benjamin J. Greenberg served as Chairman of Stikeman Elliott LLP’s National Arbitration Practice Group, before […]

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  10. 26 août 2014 Ideology And Dysfunction In Family Law: How Courts Disenfranchise Fathers

    By Grant A. Brown, D.Phil., LL.B For several decades now, fathers have faced significant, widespread bias in family courts across Canada. But as author Grant Brown shows in a new book, many of the popular prejudices behind this bias simply have no basis in law or fact. In Ideology And Dysfunction In Family Law – […]

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