The Walter S. Owen Lecture

Below is a listing of Walter S. Owen lecturers:

2018 
The Hon. Edwin Cameron, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
Topic: Constitutionalism in a Time of Affliction: South Africa's Democracy and AIDS
Delivered March 28, 2018

2017
Michael Crommelin, University of Melbourne
Topic:  A Tale of Two Countries: Inherent Executive Power in Canada and Australia
Delivered March, 2017

2016
Andrew Mitchell, University of Melbourne
Topic: International Trade Law and International Investment Law: A Case Study of Plain Packaging
Delivered January, 2016

2015
Andrew Kenyon, University of Melbourne
Topic: Positive and Negative Free Speech
Delivered February, 2015

2014
John Gava, University of Adelaide Law School
Topics: Is Law Important? Lessons from the Formalist vs Contextualist Wars
Delivered October, 2014

 
Andrew Robertson, Melbourne Law School
Topic: Morality and Policy in the Law of Negligence
Delivered January, 2014
 
Glenn Cohen, Harvard Law School and Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Topic: Organs, Markets and Open Borders
Delivered January, 2014
 
2013
Imogen Goold, University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Topic: Must the Surgeon take the Pill?  Negligence Duty in the Context of Cognitive Enhancement
Delivered October, 2013
 
2009
Professor Mary G. Condon, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Topic: Canadian Securities, Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis
Delivered March, 2009
 
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 March, 2007
 
2006
The Hon. Frank Iacobucci, Torys LLP
Topic:  The Struggle for Same Sex Equality: The Canadian Experience
Delivered: March, 2006
 
2003
Professor Alfred de Zayas
Topic: The Status of Guantánamo Bay and the Status of the Detainees
Delivered November, 2003
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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