‘Talks & Events’ posts

Boilerplate: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Boilerplate takes away the right of people to legal remedies. In traditional law, if the company is negligent and the individual gets hurt, he or she can sue. However, if an individual signs a waiver saying that the company is not liable for its own negligence, suing the company becomes impossible.

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Better Politics of Crime

In their latest research project, Professors Loader and Sparks are reflecting on the meaning and significance of a whole series of ideas in political thought, addressing such key concepts as authority, justice, rights, freedom and obligation.

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Inequality: Law as Problem? Law as Solution?

On November 19, 2015, Peter A. Allard School of Law faculty members joined Nobel prize-winning economist Dr. Joseph Stiglitz for a panel discussion about his ground-breaking work on inequality.

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International Tribunals and Collective Memories

One of the central questions addressed in Professor Moshe Hirsch’s research is a normative one: should international tribunals be employed in constructing collective memories?

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Law and Human Rights in the Global South

From June 8-10, 2015, the Peter A. Allard School of Law was the site of a unique Junior Scholar Workshop on Human Rights. Among the Workshop’s aims was the goal of better incorporating non-Western perspectives in scholarly and activist discourses and research agendas about human rights.

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