The 2016 Paz and Knute Buttedahl Memorial Lecture will take place Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7- 9pm in Allard Hall Room 104, co-sponsored by UBC’s Department of Educational Studies and the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies.
The lecture will feature Shelagh Day, speaking on “The National Inquiry on Murders and Disappearances of Indigenous Women and Girls: What Is It? How Should It Work?”.
In PDF: Buttedahl Memorial Lecture Poster 2016
Coming up next Tuesday, Patricia Cochran will be joining us from the University of Victoria to talk about “Not Judging: Restraint and Refusal in the Exercise of Legal Judgment.” She will be exploring this theme in the context of the 2015 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Kahkewistahaw First Nation v Taypotat.
In PDF: Lecture Poster 03.01.16 Patricia Cochran
We have an exciting lecture to look forward to when we come back from reading week! Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice, the Honourable Marie Deschamps, will be speaking about the review she conducted of policies on sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces. Her lecture is titled “Taking Action on Sexual Misconduct” and will take place in room 122 at 12:30pm next Tuesday, February 23rd.
The Inaugural Public Lecture for Professor Janine Benedet, “A Revindication of the Rights of Women”, will be held on Wednesday, February 10th at 5:30pm.
Please see here for details and to RSVP.
UPDATE: Here is the recorded lecture, for those who missed it.
Sheila Wildeman (Associate Professor, Schulich School of Law) will speak next Tuesday on “Locating the Subject of Mental Health Law”, exploring the significance of identity in mental health law and policy.
** Please note this week’s discussion will take place in Room 114. **