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Canadian Section: IVR
Canadian Section: IVR Meeting
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, May 29, 2010
Location: EV Room 3-760 (EV = Engineering, Computer Science
and Visual Arts, 1515 St. Catherine West)
I. Legal Theory Judging and Judicial Review
9:00-9:10 Introductions and organization
1. (9:10-9:35) Charles-Maxime Panaccio (Ottawa) Waldron On Judicial Review: Running Out of Escape Squares?
2. (9:35-10:00) Barry Hoffmaster (UWO) "The Rationality of Judging and Judges."
3. (10:00-10:25) Travis Hreno (Akron) "Judicial Candor and Jury Nullification."
BREAK 10 minutes
Crimes and Mens Rea
4. 10:35-11:00 Roger A. Shiner and Steven Rendulic (UBC), "Mens Rea and Neuroscience"
5. 11:00-11:25 Nathan Brett (Dalhousie) "Hate crimes, Mens Rea and Liberal Justice"
Annual Business Meeting: 11:25-11:50
The Nature and Justification of International Law
6. (1:00-1:25) Alistair MacLeod (Queens) "Tensions in International Law: Human Rights and International Trade."
7. (1:25- 1:50) Alex Wellington (Ryerson) "The Nature and Justification of International Law: Focusing on Human Rights"
8. (1:50-2:15) Colin MacLeod (Victoria) "Justice and The Retreat from Educational Equality"
9. (2:15-2:40) Jan Narveson (Waterloo) "On Cohen On Narveson On Rawls on Justifying Inequalities"
BREAK 10 minutes 2:40-2:50
Family and Social Morality
10. (2:50-3:15) Samantha Brennan (UWO) "How Many Parents Can a Child Have? Philosophical Reflections on the Three Parent Case"
11. (3:15-3:40) Chris Grey (Concordia) "Freedom and Equality in Family Law: A c. B (droit de famille 091768)"
12. (3:40-4:05) Marc Ramsay (Acadia) "R v. Labaye: Harm and Social Morality"
BREAK 10 minutes (4:05-4:15)
Panel on Anonymity
13. (4:15-4:40) Julie Ponesse (SUNY Brockport) "Anonymity: A Conceptual Analysis"
14. (4:40-5:05) Angela White (UWO) "Anonymity and Political Legitimacy"
15. (5:05-5:30) Amanda Gibeault (Independent Scholar) "Anonymity and Rehabilitation Research"