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Second annual Re-Orientation brings equity and diversity to the forefront
Through a lecture, series of vignettes, and a mock First Nations Sentencing Court, first-year JD students engaged with matters of equality, diversity, and wellness. Read More...
Is the US a safe country for refugees?
Led by Assistant Professor Efrat Arbel, students and faculty stood up against the now-suspended US travel ban and called into question the Safe Third Party Agreement. Read More...
Law students nationwide band together to help refugees banned by Trump
Allard School of Law students joined over 800 law students in a 12-hour research-a-thon related to the recent travel bans in the US. Read More...
Faculty honours
We are delighted that professors Asha Kaushal, Bruce McDougall, Jonas-Sébastian Beaudry, and Joel Bakan have each received prestigious awards or reocognitions over the last few weeks. Read More...
Allard School of Law hosts 17 schools at annual Law Games
“It’s the Olympics for law students,” Law Games co-president and JD candidate, Mischa Smolkin, said seriously when asked what exactly the Law Games are. Read More...
Addressing Adequate Housing in Vancouver
Professor Margot Young is using access to affordable housing as a catalyst to bring people together and enhance the learning of her students. Read More...
Canadian Bar Association Awards Prof. Benjamin Perrin Grant for Social Media Crime Project
The project, in collaboration with a UBC Journalism professor and U of Ottawa professor, will investigate how the justice system is responding to crimes committed on social media. Read More...
Centre for Feminist Legal Studies: Student Profile
Recognized for her contributions to feminism and the law through this years' Auriol Gurner Young Memorial Award, current student Kaja Marinic talks about the male-dominated world of debate and figuring out her path. Read More...
Allard Law Students in Ottawa
Alyssa Leung and Craig Empson had the opportunity to sit in on a question-and-answer session with the recently appointed Mr. Justice Malcolm Rowe. Read More...
Fighting BC’s Biggest Environmental Battles
Allard Law Prof. Jocelyn Stacey is one of the founding members of CELL, a public interest group focused on environmental litigation. Read More...

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