The Walter S. Owen Lecture

Previous D McK. Brown lecturers have been:

1986
Professor Alice Erh-Soon Tay, University of Sydney
Topic: The Struggle for Law in China
Delivered Thursday, November 13, 1986

1988
Professor Maurice Copithorne, University of British Columbia
Topic: Canada: Federation or Confederation?
Delivered Thursday, March 3, 1998

1990
Professor Karl Klare, Northeastern University
Topic: Reinventing Democracy: Does Legal Theory Have a Role?
Delivered Tuesday, November 27, 1990

1991
Professor Donald H. Berman
Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Law: Machines Thinking Like Lawyers
Delivered Tuesday, October 29, 1991

1993
Speaker: Professor Denise Réaume, University of Toronto
Topic: Justice Between Cultures: The Protection of Cultural Affiliation
Delivered Tuesday, November 9, 1993

1996
Professor Roderick Macdonald, McGill University
Topic: Three Centuries of Constitution-Making in Canada: Will There be a Fourth?
Delivered Monday, March  11, 1996

Professor Regina Graycar, University of New South Wales
Topic: Hoovering as a Hobby and Other Stories: Gendered Assessments of Personal Injury Damages
Delivered Thursday, November 7, 1996

1998
Speaker:  Sir Peter North, Oxford University
Topic: Law Reform: Problems and Pitfalls
Delivered Wednesday, September 23, 1998

1999
Professor Judy Fudge, Osgoode Hall Law School
Topic: New Wine into Old Bottles? Updating Legal Forms to Reflect Changing Employment Norms
Delivered Thursday, March 15, 1999

2001
Chancellor Allan McEachern, Chancellor of University of British Columbia
Topic: The Role of The Courts In Contemporary Society
Delivered Wednesday November 7, 2001

2002
Mr. Justice Allen M. Linden
Topic: Contribution of British Columbia to Canadian Tort Law
Delivered Wednesday, March 13, 2002

2003
Professor Alfred de Zayas
Topic: The Status Of Guantánamo Bay And The Status Of The Detainees
Delivered Wednesday, November 19, 2003

2007
Professor John Whyte, Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy and the University of Regina
Topic: Text, Context and Narrative in the Search for Constitutional Meaning
Delivered Wednesday, March 14, 2007

2013
David Garland, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology,New York University
Topic: American Penalty and the American State
Delivered: January 7, 2013

2014
Dr. John Gava, Reader in Law at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide
Topic: Is Law Important? Lessons from the Formalist versus Contextulaist Wars
Delivered: October 8, 2014