Events

Nov
1
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Linden MacIntyre on Democracy and the Law @ Moot Courtroom B, Robson Hall
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a special visit from award-winning Canadian journalist, broadcaster and novelist Linden MacIntyre, who will speak to law students on “Idiot-proofing Democracy: Can We Count on Law and the Judiciary for Reassurance?”

MacIntyre is a key speaker at this year’s Pitblado Lectures, taking place Friday, November 2 from 8:30am to 4:45pm at Fort Garry Place, Grand Ballroom. Formerly appearing for many years on CBC’s Fifth Estate, he has won ten Gemini Awards, an International Emmy, and many other Journalism and writing awards. A novelist as well, he won the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize for The Bishop’s Man.

Nov
22
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Tamara Buckwold @ Moot Courtroom, Robson Hall
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Talk Title:”Through the Eyes of a Black Letter Lawyer: How I Learned to Love Commercial Law.

Details to come.

Jan
17
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Indigenous Rights and International Law
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Details to come.

Jan
24
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Kent Roach @ Moot Courtroom, Robson Hall
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Details to come.

Feb
28
Thu
Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History: John P.S. McLaren @ Robson Hall
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Annual DeLloyd J. Guth Visiting Lecture in Legal History:
Dr. John P.S. McLaren
Thursday, February 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dr. John P.S. McLaren is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Among his various accomplishments, Professor McLaren is the author of numerous legal history monographs and articles with a focus on colonial law, social justice, cultural diversity, religion, and public morality. He also co-founded the Canadian Law and Society Association.  The title of his talk will be: “Respectable Lawyering and the Perils of Representing Unpopular Causes in British Columbia, 1900 to 1940”.

Lunch will follow in the Common Room.

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