Responsibility, Fraternity and Sustainability in Law – In Memory of the Honourable Charles Doherty Gonthier / Responsabilité, Fraternité et Développement Durable en Droit – En mémoire de l'honorable Charles Doherty Gonthier

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Livre, 2
ISBN:: 9780433468141


The late Supreme Court of Canada Justice Charles Doherty Gonthier was a respected jurist known for his compassion, integrity and wisdom - one who constantly sought novel solutions to legal problems, and devoted his life to furthering global justice and sustainable development of the law. His worldview was based on the principles of fraternity, responsibility and sustainability in law, and much of his work and legal writings continue to earn the respect and admiration among today's lawyers, legal academics and judges.

This exclusive collection of 42 written tributes from leading jurists, practitioners and legal academia (with contributions from former Supreme Court of Canada judges Frank Iacobucci and Claire L'Heureux-Dubé) celebrates the late Honourable Charles Doherty Gonthier's life's work and values. Filled with illuminating and insightful tributes, this tribute volume honours the late judge's jurisprudence and legacy in ways that will continue to influence a new generation of law and legal minds.

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Man, the Jurist: His Beliefs and Principles / Les convictions et les principes du juriste et de l'homme
  3. Responsibility in Canadian Law and Law-making / La responsabilité, le droit canadien et la production du droit
  4. Fraternity in Canadian Law and Law-making / La fraternité, le droit canadien et la production du droit
  5. Sustainability in Law / Le développement durable en droit
  6. A Legacy of Responsbility, Fraternity & Sustainability / La responsabilité, la fraternité et le développement durable en héritage
  7. Conclusions


General Editor / Directeur Principal: Michel Morin; Co-editors / Co-directeurs: Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Fabien Gélinas & Markus Gehring

Michel Morin est professeur titulaire à la Faculté de droit de l'Université de Montréal. Il détient un baccalauréat en droit de cette université ainsi qu'une maîtrise en économique de l'Université du Québec à Montréal; de 1986 à 2003, il a enseigné à la Section de droit civil de la Faculté de droit de l'Université d'Ottawa. Ses activités d'enseignement et de recherche portent sur l'histoire comparative du droit public ou du droit privé, l'évolution des droits des peuples autochtones et le droit comparé.

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger is a Senior Director of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) in Montreal; Head of the Economic Law Department of the International Development Law Organization in Rome; International Professor at the University of Chile, Faculty of Law; and an Affiliated Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge.

Fabien Gélinas is a professor of law at McGill University. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford andhas served as Associate Dean of Law and Director of the Institute of Comparative Law at McGill. He was formerly General Counsel of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce and has been an advisor or a delegate to the working groups of several international organizations including UNCITRAL, UNESCO, UNECE, OECD and IFC (World Bank Group), and he regularly serves as chair of international arbitral tribunals.

Markus Gehring is a Tutor in Sustainable Development Law at the Law Faculty and Fellow in Law at Robinson. He holds an ad personam Jean Monnet Chair in Sustainable Development Law at the University of Ottawa in Canada and serves as affiliated Lecturer in European and International Law at the Department of Politics and International Studies. He holds an LL.M from Yale University and a Dr. jur. from Hamburg. He practiced European and international trade law with Cleary Gottlieb in the firm's Brussels office.

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