Professor Joel Bakan
Faculty of Law
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on September 18, 2004 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
An internationally recognized legal scholar, Joel Bakan is a former Rhodes Scholar and law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson of the Supreme Court of Canada. His work examines the social, economic, and political dimensions of law, and he has published in leading legal and social science journals as well as in the popular press. His most recent book, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, forms the basis of the recent controversial movie, The Corporation. Professor Bakan's previous book, Just Words: Constitutional Rights and Social Wrongs, was widely and favorably reviewed. He has won numerous awards for his scholarship and teaching, worked on landmark legal cases and government policy, and served frequently as a media commentator.
Fall Program 2004
Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Monday Nov 8, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4.