Bringing the State to Court: Kazemi v. Iran at the SCC

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Stephan Hashemi has asked the Supreme Court for permission to sue Iran for his mother’s death. David Groves sat down with Mathieu Bouchard, Payam Akhavan, and René Provost, to talk about the case, human rights, and the evolution of state immunity.

 

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April 16, 2014 at 3:31 pm


Seeking Jane Doe: The Voltage Decision

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Voltage, a US film producer and distributor, is using a controversial legal procedure to go after illegal downloading. We talk to Allen Mendelsohn, internet law expert, David Fewer, Director of CIPPIC, and Voltage’s lawyer, John Philpott, about how this will impact Canadian Internet users

 

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April 2, 2014 at 12:39 pm


A typical day in McGill’s dental mobile clinic

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Dr. Li and Dr. Dobby explain what a typical day in McGill’s dental mobile clinic consists of and speak about some memorable moments.

 

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March 31, 2014 at 12:54 pm


The transformative effect of the mobile clinic on dentistry students

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The mobile clinic not only brings much to the patients that it serves. It also provides an invaluable experience to students. Dr. Li and Dr. Dobby speak to the transformative effect of the mobile clinic as well as plans moving forward.

 

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March 28, 2014 at 1:37 pm


Who falls through the cracks of the Quebec dentistry system?

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Dr. Li and Dr. Dobby give a comprehensive portrait of who the mobile clinic serves, who falls through the cracks of the Quebec dental system and what moves them to give back.

 

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March 28, 2014 at 1:29 pm


Carlo Cimo – Reaching New Heights

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Carlo takes a look back at all that was involved in making this project happen during the last two years and gives us the very latest updates as it nears completion.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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March 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm


Carlo Cimo – The Dentistry Buzz

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Carlo speaks about why this new facility is so important to the entire McGill community, the team behind this project and why it has received so much support.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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March 27, 2014 at 4:14 pm


Carlo Cimo – An Extraordinary Project

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Carlo provides insight on Dentistry’s New Facility, the benefits of its prime location and why it stands out from the other 200 projects he’s managed at McGill in nearly two decades.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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March 27, 2014 at 4:12 pm


Teen Sexting : The criminalization of Sexualized ‘Selfies’

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Consideration of the child protection, crime prevention, and criminal law response to youths’ production and distribution of digital sexual imagery, the limits of the emerging construction of consensual sexting as ‘self-exploitation’ and the relationship of this rhetoric to mounting fears about the so-called ‘sexualization of culture’. Conclusion: criminal law is too blunt a tool to address teenage sexting, consensual or otherwise.

Prof. Lara Karaian, Carleton University

Prof. Julie Lavigne, UQAM and IGSF Visiting Scholar

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March 25, 2014 at 4:11 pm


Defining the Lines between Free Expression, Privacy, Safety and Regulation

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Defining the line on cyber-bullying and cyber-harassment. Shariff argues for a need to engage young people in critically assessing the impact of their online postings through dialogue and interactive projects that help them “define the line” as well as increased sensitization of the legal community to the realities of young people’s modes of communication. She argues that new legislation will simply result in criminalizing youth.

Prof. Shaheen Shariff, McGill
Prof. Gabriella Coleman, McGill

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March 25, 2014 at 4:11 pm