Graduate Workshop

Call for Participation: Joint Graduate Workshop hosted by CALT and CLSA

Canadian Association of Law Teachers & Canadian Law and Society Association Joint Graduate Workshop Saturday, June 7, 2014 Winnipeg This year the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA) and the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT) are converging on the University of Manitoba for their respective annual conferences. CLSA’s conference theme is “Law’s Encounters: Co-existing and Contradictory Norms and Systems”; CALT’s conference theme is “Open Doors: Teaching and Learning Read more [...]
Appel de Textes, Call for papers

Appel de Textes: Les Cahiers de droit numéro thématique devant paraître en 2015

Les Cahiers de droit has issued a call for papers for its thematic issue scheduled for publication in 2015 on "Silence and the law / Le silence et le droit." La direction scientifique de ce numéro thématique sera assurée conjointement par le professeur Pierre Rainville, de la Faculté de droit de l’Université Laval, et la professeure Sylvette Guillemard, directrice de la revue Les Cahiers de droit. Les textes, de 20 à 30 pages, sont attendus d’ici le 1er mars 2015, par courriel Read more [...]

Message de la présidente Shauna Van Praagh

En janvier 2014, à titre de présidente de l’Association canadienne des professeur(e)s de droit, j’ai eu l’honneur d’être l’invitée de l’Association des « American Law Schools » pour leur congrès annuel. Cette année le thème choisi était : “Looking Forward, Legal Education in the 21st Century” et j’ai trouvé que les présentations offraient beaucoup de riches idées et sites de réflexion pour nous, les enseignants et enseignantes de droit ici au Canada. Le contexte est Read more [...]

CALT Annual Conference “Open Doors: Teaching and Learning Law for Justice”

June 7-8, 2014 "Open Doors: Teaching and Learning Law for Justice" CALT is holding its annual conference in conjunction with the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA) in 2014 at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. CLSA’s conference will begin on June 6, with June 7 designated as an overlap day for the two conferences and June 8 devoted to CALT. We are planning a joint graduate student workshop and lunch, and a joint CALT / CLSA dinner Read more [...]

Symposium: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination

February 7-8, 2014 Those of you know Rod Macdonald, either personally or through his work or both, will know that he is one of Canada's most prominent academic jurists and a true leader in legal education. Rod has announced his retirement and McGill's Faculty of Law is hosting a Symposium in his honour, on 7-8 February: "The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald's Legal Imagination" (Ni bornes, ni frontières : l'imaginaire juridique de Rod Macdonald). Visit the Symposium's website Read more [...]

CALT Prize for Academic Excellence 2014

Deadline: March 5, 2014   1. The annual CALT Prize for Academic Excellence honours exceptional contribution to research and law teaching by a Canadian law teacher in mid-career.   2. To be considered for the Prize, one or more colleagues must nominate a candidate by submitting a complete curriculum vitae of the candidate, three letters of reference, and representative student evaluations (in the form of a letter or otherwise) to:   Konstantia Koutouki CALT Faculté Read more [...]