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Ground-Breaking and Innovative Research Just a Click Away
Launched in the summer of 2017, the Allard School of Law online Research Commons, an institutional repository created to allow for free and open access to research being produced at the law school, recently surpassed 10,000 downloads. Read More...
New program helps law students connect values and goals to career development
The recently launched pilot program LawMap, helps students to identify their strengths and values early on to better support their long-term career development. Read More...
Exceptional lawyers recognized with Queen's counsel designation
Honourees include co-founder of UBC Innocence Project, Tamara Levy, and 11 Allard School of Law alumni. Read More...
Professor Duff Appointed to MSP Task Force and MLI Travelling Lecture
Professor Duff’s interest in the real world social and policy implications of taxation law will see him engaging in two significant public roles over the coming months--one local, the other international. Read More...
Professor Cristie Ford launches new book with international tour
With presentations engaging both academic audiences and regulators, Professor Cristie Ford’s international book tour to promote her recently published book, Innovation and the State: Finance, Regulation, and Justice, is well underway. Read More...
Diversity as Strength
FACL BC works to support Asian Canadian lawyers and students currently underrepresented in the field Read More...
The Y. P. Heung Foundation donates $150,000 in support of the Rise Women’s Legal Centre
The first of its kind in BC, Rise focuses on providing low income women in the Lower Mainland with much-needed legal representation in family law and related areas. Read More...
Stepan Wood named Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability
Announced on November 2, newly hired Professor Stepan Wood has been named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. Read More...
Student Blog: Engaging, Hands-on Learning through the Indigenous Awareness Retreat
2L student, Victoria Wicks, writes about her experience taking part in the launch of the Cultural Competency Certificate at the Indigenous Awareness Retreat. Read More...
Pro bono law students and lawyers open Homeless ID Clinic in the Downtown Eastside
On Monday, October 2, law students from the Allard School of Law and lawyers from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP are opening a weekly ID Clinic at the Powell Street Getaway. Read More...

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