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Allard Prize for International Integrity Finalist: Khadija Ismayilova
Meet the first of three finalists up for the $100,000 Allard Prize, Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist in Azerbaijan. Read More...
Allard Prize for Calls for End to Prosecution of Former Winner
Angolan journalist, human rights defender and co-winner of the 2015 prize, Rafael Marques de Morais and another journalist have had charges filed against them. Read More...
Reconciliation in Action: Allard School of Law launches Cultural Competency Certificate
Beginning in September, the Certificate is part of the law school's response to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. Read More...
Mr. Ronald N. Stern donates $500,000 to establish The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C., UBC Professorship in Constitutional Law
Stern’s donation is made in honour of The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice McLachlin is the longest serving Chief Justice of Canada, and the first woman to hold that distinguished position. Read More...
2017 finalists announced for $100,000 Allard Prize for International Integrity
Honourees include Brazilian prosecution task force, Azerbaijani journalist, Egyptian human rights lawyer Read More...
Allard School of Law Welcomes New Faculty Members
We are pleased to announce the appointment of several new faculty members beginning this July, including seven new tenured or tenure-track hires. Read More...
J. E. (Jack) Klinck, QC donates $200,000 in support of Indigenous Law Student Awards
The Allard School of Law is pleased to announce a gift of $200,000 from Mr. J. E. (Jack) Klinck, QC to provide $20,000 in annual bursary support for Indigenous law students over a ten year period. Read More...
Jocelyn Plant earns Law Society Gold Medal Prize
Every year, the graduating student with the highest cumulative grade point average over three years of study at the Allard School of Law is awarded the Gold Medal Prize by the Law Society of BC. This year’s winner is Jocelyn Plant. Read More...
Following in the footsteps of their Métis ancestors
Two students graduating from the Allard School of Law this week connected over their shared history. Read More...
Norton Rose Fulbright donates $250,000 to new Business Law Student Internship Program
The program will place upper year JD students in business law internships with corporate and non-profit organizations in Canada and abroad. Read More...

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