Faculty in the News

Kelowna killer recaptured after escaping B.C. prison on his birthday
Source: CBC
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Debra Parkes
Date: April 15, 2017
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The Charter at 35: The way ahead
Source: iPolitics
Author: Parisa Vafaie
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: April 17, 2017
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Hunting child predators with Canada's freelance vigilantes
Source: Esquire
Author: Suzy Khimm
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: April 9, 2017
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Surrey Creep Catchers in peril after sting goes wrong
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Nick Eagland
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: April 4, 2017
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This story also appeared on MSN

Case of men tests limits of workplace discrimination legislation
Source: CBC
Author: Karin Larsen
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: March 29, 2017
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Second complaint against judge to be filed
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Kim Bolan
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 28, 2017
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This story also appeared in The Province

Victim Law: The Law of Victims of Crime in Canada
Source: Global News Halifax
Host: Andrea Dion
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 27, 2017
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A year after Ghomeshi verdict, sexual violence experts see 'significant advances'
Source: Toronto Star
Author: Alyshah Hasham
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 26, 2017
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This story also appeared in Metro News

Complaint filed after judge comments about hearing sex assault trial
Source: Canadian Press
Author: Camille Bains
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 23, 2017
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This story also appeared in the Globe and Mail and 680 News

Improper evidence may have swayed jury, court rules in ordering new sex-asssault trial
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: March 22, 2017
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Time to end capital gains giveaway to Canadian homeowners?
Source: The Tyee
Author: Christopher Pollon
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor David Duff
Date: March 20, 2017
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Peel watershed dispute before Supreme Court of Canada
Source: CBC 
Author: Cheryl Kawaja
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: March 20, 2017
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Human rights agency emergency hearing, concerns under Trump
Source: Toronto Star
Author: Nicholas Keung
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: March 20, 2017
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How much does it cost to be a victim of sexual assault?
Source: Global News
Author: Andrew Russell
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 19, 2017
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How alcohol complicates sex assault cases
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Robyn Doolittle
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: March 17, 2017
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'Canadian criminal justice system is failing victims of crime,' says UBC prof.
Source: CBC
Author: Matt Humphrey
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 17, 2017
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Trump pledges to appeal travel ban block
Source: News 1130
Authors: Martin MacMahon and the Associated Press
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: March 16, 2017
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Convicting cybercriminals no easy task, UBC prof says
Source: CBC
Author: Matt Humphrey
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 16, 2017
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It takes more than removing one bad judge to improve justice system for victims
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: March 13, 2017
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The blurry line between drunk and too drunk
Source: Toronto Star
Author: Alyshah Hasham
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: March 12, 2017
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A key proposal for abortion law reform
Source: The Guardian
Authors: A number of acdemics including Allard School of Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: March 10, 2017
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B.C. lawyer says pet insurance not worth the cost
Source: Global News
Host: Anne Drewa
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Victoria Shroff
Date: March 6, 2017
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Nova Scotia judge under fire for claiming ‘a drunk can consent’ in sex-assault case
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Robyn Doolittle
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: March 2, 2017
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Who belongs on Canada’s sex offender registry?
Source: Maclean's
Author: Michael Friscolanti
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: February 23, 2017
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2012 law to handle illegal border crossers sits idle as calls for action persist
Source: The Canadian Press
Author: Stephani Levitz
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel 
Date: February 23, 2017
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Victims of crime pay the real price for unreasonable delays
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: February 20, 2017
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Quebec and Manitoba see influx of asylum seekers crossing U.S. border
Source: The Globe and Mail
Authors: Sunny Dhillon & Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel 
Date: February 12, 2017
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The big issues that could be on the Trump – Trudeau agenda
Source: Maclean's
Author: Aaron Hutchins
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel 
Date: February 10, 2017
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Discharge will come
Source: Winnipeg Sun
Author: David Larkins
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: February 8, 2017
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Homicide charges hard to prove in Giesbrecht case: experts
Source: CBC
Author: Laura Glowacki
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: February 7, 2017
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This story also appeared on Yahoo.

Time for Liberals to limit tax breaks that favour highest earners
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Allard School of Law Professor David Duff
Date: February 6, 2017
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Discussing the Safe Third Country Agreement
Source: CBC's Power and Politics
Host: Rosemary Barton
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Abel
Date: January 31, 2017
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Accused in ‘knees together’ sex-assault retrial found not guilty
Source: The Globe and Mail
Authors: Carrie Tait and Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: January 31, 2017
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Trump’s immigration ban and the effects
Source: Corus Radio’s Charles Adler Tonight
Host: Charles Adler
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Abel
Date: January 31, 2017
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Trump travel ban affects dozens of UBC students
Source: Global News Hour at 6
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: January 30, 2017
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Site C ruling shows Canadian courts don't take reconciliation seriously, says law professor
Source: CBC
Author: Andrew Kurjata
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: January 25, 2017
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Canada 150: Beverley McLachlin was first woman to lead a supreme court in the Commonwealth
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Stephen Hume
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Emeritus Beverley McLachlin
Date: January 11, 2017
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This story also ran in Ottawa Citizen and Montreal Gazette.

Honour killings to voting rights: Hot-button issues coming up at Supreme Court
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Nikos Harris
Date: January 9, 2017
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Pet Therapy: Law firm makes animal law its pet project
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Rebecca Ledger
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Rebeka Breder
Date: January 6, 2017
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This story also ran in The Province.

Should fentanyl dealers be charged with manslaughter when a customer dies?
Source: Vancouver Sun
Author: Nick Eagland
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: January 4, 2017
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This story also ran in The Province.