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Visiting Speakers and Lecturers 2017-2018

2017 Fall Term Schedule

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
11:45am, Stirling Hall
McCarthy Tétrault LLP Annual Lecture in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Panel discussion on legal ethics and professional responsibility featuring: Professorr Arthur Cockfield (Moderator); Justice Brian Abrams (Ontario Supreme Court); Michele Leering (Executive Director, Community Advocacy and Legal Centre); Malcolm Mercer (Partner, McCarthy Tétrault); and Janet M. Fuhrer (Partner, Ridout & Maybee LLP)

Monday, September 18, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: Les Green
Oxford and Queen's Universities
​The Normativity of Law: What is the Problem?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
5:30 pm, Macdonald Hall 003
Visiting Speaker: Robert Wintemute, Professor of Human Rights Law at King's College London, UK
Co-sponsored by Law & Cultural Studies
Israel-Palestine: Is it apartheid, and is boycott justified and legal?

Abstract and Bio

Abstract: A growing number of people around the world (especially black South Africans) view the situation in Israel-Palestine as one of apartheid (racial discrimination in access to citizenship and the right to vote). Is this true, or is the situation one of temporary occupation, necessary for the security of Jewish-Israelis? If it is true, did the apartheid begin in 2002, 1987, 1967 or 1948? If it is true, are calls to boycott Israel, until it ends its apartheid, a justifiable response and a form of protected political expression, applying the reasoning of the US Supreme Court in National Association for the Advancement of Colored People v. Claiborne Hardware Co. ("a nonviolent, politically motivated boycott ... is constitutionally protected")? Or are they incitement to racial discrimination or hatred, as the French Cour de cassation found in 2015 (rejecting the conclusion of the trial court), and as the French Government contends in the pending case of Baldassi and Others v. France (European Court of Human Rights)? [http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/fre?i=001-173336]

Bio: Robert Wintemute is a Professor of Human Rights Law at King's College London, UK, and the author of "Israel-Palestine Through the Lens of Racial Discrimination Law: Is the South African Apartheid Analogy Accurate, and What If the European Convention Applied?", (2017) 28 King's Law Journal 89 [http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09615768.2017.1298943]. Originally from Calgary, he did his B.A. at the University of Alberta and Université Laval, his LL.B. and his B.C.L. at McGill University and, after practising bankruptcy law for five years with Milbank in New York, his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. He has worked on lesbian and gay human rights cases in the European Court of Human Rights, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Constitutional Court of Colombia, and the Supreme Courts of Argentina, Massachusetts and the United States. He was inspired to begin researching and writing in the area of Palestinian human rights after speaking at a conference in Ramallah in December 2009, seeing the West Bank Wall, and passing through the Qalandiya checkpoint between Ramallah and East Jerusalem.

 

 

Monday, September 25, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Visiting International Speaker: Ken Watkin
Book Discussion: Fighting at the Legal Boundaries featuring: Nicolas Lamp (Queen's); Darryl Robinson (Queen’s); Jonathan Somer (Canadian Red Cross); Philip Drew (ANU College of Law); and Tammy Tremblay (Director, Directorate of Law / Military Justice - Strategic, Office of the Judge Advocate General)

Monday, September 25, 2017
1pm, Robert Sutherland Hall Room 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Rachel Kohut
McGill University (Law IV)
The Importance of Stories in Legal Education and Practice: From Midwifery in the Arctic to LNFB ['Law Needs Feminist Because...']
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, October 02, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: Kristi Olson
Bowdoin College, Philosophy Department
Rational Egalitarians: A Critique of the Normative Foundations of Paretian Economics​

Monday, October 02, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Law'80 Lecture in Business Law: ​Gabriel Rauterberg
University of Michigan
Whither the Duty of Loyalty in Corporate Law?​

Friday, October 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Visiting Speaker: Brian Frye
University of Kentucky College of Law
The Athlete’s Two Bodies: Reflections on the Ontology of Celebrity​

Monday, October 16, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: Sophia Moreau
University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy
Discrimination and Subordination

Monday, October 23, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
​David Allgood Lecture in Business Law: Roberta Romano
​Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School
The Iron Law of Financial Regulation.​

Monday, October 30, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 211
​CLCW presents the Douglas Cunningham Visitor: Brishen Rogers
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Rethinking the Future of Work: Law, Technology, and Economic Citizenship
For more information, please visit www.queensu.ca/clcw 

Monday, October 30, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: John Tasioulas
King's College, London
Exiting the Hall of Mirrors: Morality and Law in Human Rights​

Monday, November 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Gillian Balfour
Trent University, Department of Sociology
Gender based violence and moral culpability: Exploring colonial trauma in sentencing narratives of Indigenous Women
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, November 13, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: Daniel Viehoff
New York University

Friday, November 17, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Visiting Speaker: Rebecca Stulberg
​Community Legal Education Ontario - Steps to Justice, Legal Content Developer and Project Manager
Finding Good Legal Information using Steps to Justice

Monday, November 20, 2017
1pm, Wallace Hall, John Deutch Centre
Visiting Speaker: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin
Supreme Court of Canada
Q&A

Monday, November 27, 2017
3:30pm, Watson Hall 517
Colloquium: Jacob Levy
McGill University, Department of Political Science, Department of Philosophy

Monday, November 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Nancy Coldham
Founder of the EVE Society and CriticalMass Women Inc.
The Politics of Voice: Women at the Ballot Box
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

 

 

 

Past Visitors

 

2017 Winter Term Schedule

Friday, January 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Katrina Wyman
New York University School of Law
In Defense of the Fee Simple.

Monday, January 16, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
CLCW presents: Jed Kroncke
FGV São Paulo School of Law
The False Hope of Union Democracy: Corporatism and Power in Nonparticipatory Workplaces.

Monday, January 23, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Eric Adams
University of Alberta, Faculty of Law
Promises of Law: Race, Law, and Japanese Canadians

Friday, January 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Beverley Baines
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Women Judges and Constitutional Courts: Why Not Nine Women?
Background Reading - “Women Judges and Constitutional Courts: Why Not Nine Women?” available at​ http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2840297

Friday, January 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
The Queen’s Corporate Law Club Presents the Law ’80 Careers in Business Law Series
Featuring: 

  • Melinda Anderson, Senior Counsel, RBC
  • Sarah Morgenthau, Associate Corporate Counsel, Google
  • Andrew Prodanyk, Director – Legal, OMERS Private Equity

Monday, February 6, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Dean's Lecture, featuring: Lisa Kerr
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Sentencing Stanford Swimmers: Should Courts Consider the Impact of Imprisonment?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Yasir Naqvi
Attorney General of Ontario, Government House Leader
Challenging the Status Quo

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:00pm, Mackintosh-Corry B201 
"Muslim Ban" Learn-In: a conversation on President Trump's Executive Order in a historical, socio-legal and contemporary policy context. With the aim of mobilizing strategic responses within the university community and beyond to address the implications of the ban. Speakers: Naomi Alboim, Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies; Sharry Aiken, Associate Professor, Queen's Law; Caileigh Gruner, Queen's Law '17; Yamen Fadel, Queen's Law '18; Chair - Tahseen Chowdhury

Thursday, February 9, 2017
5:30pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Book Launch Event: Judicious Restraint: The Life and Law of Justice Marshall E. Rothstein 
Panel Discussion and Reception
Justice Marshall E. Rothstein, Lisa M. Kelly, Michael Fenrick, Daniel Rosenbluth
Reception in the Student Lounge follows at 6:30pm

Monday, February 13, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
CLCW and FLSQ present: Anna Chapman
University of Melbourne, Faculty of Law
The Continuing Resonance of Breadwinner Norms in Australian Labour Law

Monday, February 13, 2017
6pm, Macdonald Hall 001 
Kyle Kirkup, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Transgender Human Rights Law: What Bill C-16 Does and Does Not Do 

Monday, March 6, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Dean's Lecture, featuring Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Proportionality: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream.​

Friday, March 10, 2017
1pm, Policy Studies room 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's:Yamini Mishra
UNWomen Gender Equality and Gender Budget Specialist, AsiaPacific Region, Delhi
What does Feminism have to do with Budgets?​
Keynote speaker for the 2017 Feminist Legal Studies Queen's Conference. For more information on the conference March 10/11http://www.femlaw.queensu.ca/ 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

1pm, Macdonald Hall Room 515
Frank Pasquale
University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Discussion of "A Rule of Persons, Not Machines"

6:30pm, Biosciences Room 1102 
McCarthy Tétrault Information Technology Law Visitorship Visiting Speakers
Evelyn Ruppert and Frank Pasquale
Big Data Futures

Monday, March 27, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Phil Fontaine (National Chief, Assembly of First Nations)
Kathleen Mahoney (Professor, University of Calgary Faculty of Law)
John Kingston Phillips (Representative, Assembly of First Nations)
Insights Into the Residential Schools Class Action and the Truth and Reconciliation Process

Friday, March 31, 2017
1pm, Macdonald Hall Room 202
Douglas Cardinal and David Sharpe
Apartheid, Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.

Friday, April 7, 2017
2pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Queen's Annual Lecture in Legal Ethics and Professionalism
The Honourable J. David Wake
Integrity Commissioner of Ontario
Conflicts for Lawyers, Judges and in the Public Service: Overlapping Legal and Ethical Challenges

 

2016 Fall Term Schedule

Friday, September 09, 2016
1pm, Dunning Auditorium
Justice Brian Abrams, Janet Fuhrer, Michele Leering, Malcolm Mercer
McCarthy Tétrault LLP Panel on Legal Ethics and Professionalism
More information: please click for poster

Friday, September 16, 2016
9am, Macdonald Hall 201
Chief Justice Strathy
Ontario Court of Appeal
Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was a Law Student

Monday, September 19, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Daniel Awrey
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
The Shadow Payment System

Monday, September 19, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Cheshire Calhoun
Arizona State University
Intimidation
 

Friday, September 23, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Dean's Lecture, featuring: Nicolas Lamp
Queen's University, Faculty of Law
Moral Principles and Legal Techniques: International Trade and Climate Change Lawmaking in Comparative Perspective
 

Monday, September 26, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Robert Brookfield
Director, Trade Law Bureau
Canadian trade policy in a turbulent world
 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:30pm, University Club (168 Stuart Street)
Willis G. Cunningham Lecture in Law and Medicine
Dr. David Healy
Bangor University
Medicine: Caught between Law and Science
 

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:30pm, Dunning 14
Laskin Lecture, featuring: Zohar Goshen
Columbia Law School
Is there a Need for a Special Court in Corporate Litigation? 
More information: please click for poster
 

Friday, September 30, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Linda Steele
School of Law, University of Wollongong
Human Rights and Violence Against Women with Disability: Theoretical and legal barriers
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, October 3, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Anna Stilz
Princeton University
 

Monday, October 17, 2016 
1-2:30pm, Macdonald Hall , room 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Emanuela Heyninck
Pay Equity Commissioner, Government of Ontario, and member of the Ontario bar
Gender Wage Gap Strategy and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Ontario’s Path
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/
 

Monday, October 17, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Brian Tamanaha
Washington University School of Law
Law in the Age of Organizations
 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
4:30pm-6:30pm, Macdonald Hall 202
CIGI and Queen's Law present: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin
Speaker: Julie Maupin
RSVP required: https://meganhamilton1.typeform.com/to/ucsvhS

Friday, October 21, 2016
11:30am, Macdonald Hall 515
Alexander K.A. Greenawalt
Pace University, Elizabeth Haub School of Law
The Three Pluralisms of International Criminal Law

Friday, October 21, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Josephine Dawuni
Howard University
African women judges on international courts
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Monday, October 24, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Michelle Dempsey
Villanova University

Friday, October 28, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Visiting Speakers Series with the Feminist Legal Studies Queen's presents:
Robert Blitt
University of Tennessee, College of Law
Equality and Nondiscrimination Through the Eyes of an International Religious Organization: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Response to Women's Rights and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights

Friday, November 4, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 001
Justice Thomas Cromwell
Supreme Court of Canada
 

Monday, November 14, 2016
3:30pm, Waton 517
Colloquium: Liam Murphy
New York University School of Law

Monday, November 14, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 202
Feminist Legal Studies Queen's: Emily Sanchez Salcedo
De La Salle University
Law Professor, Senior Partner, Wife and Mother, All Rolled Into One: Today’s Superwomen in the Philippine Legal Academe?
For more information please visit: http://femlaw.queensu.ca/

Friday, November 18, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 201
Justice Rosalie Abella
Supreme Court of Canada

Monday, November 21, 2016
1pm, Macdonald Hall 515
Anita Anand
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law and Cross-Appointed to the School of Public Policy and Governance
Is Shareholder Democracy Alive and Well in Canada?

Monday, November 28, 2016
3:30pm, Watson 517
Colloquium: Wil Waluchow
McMaster University, Department of Philosophy