The 2020 J.R. Mallory Lecture: The Honourable David Lametti, "From Lectures to Lawmaking"


Thursday, November 19, 7:00PM ET

Free (registration required).



MISC and the McGill Faculty of Law are excited to present the 2020 Mallory Lecture, "From Lectures to Lawmaking: A Conversation with The Honourable David Lametti." Minister Lametti will discuss his work as Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and ongoing policy issues.

The Honourable David Lametti was first elected in 2015 as the Member of Parliament for LaSalle—Émard—Verdun. A proud resident of Montréal for over 30 years, Minister Lametti was born and raised in Port Colborne, Ontario. Before entering politics, Minister Lametti was a Professor of Law at McGill University for nearly 20 years, and established himself as an accomplished legal academic and expert in property and intellectual property law.

Minister Lametti holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws from McGill University, a Master of Laws from the Yale Law School, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Law from Oxford University. He has taught or lectured in many of the world’s most well-known universities in French, English, and Italian.

A Q&A will follow the webinar. Simultaneous interpretation will be offered. The event is free, but registration is required.



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