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Foundation for Legal Research Awards Prof. Benjamin Perrin Grant for Social Media Crime Project
“Canada is a digital nation with over 20 million people active on social media,” said Professor Perrin. “It is not surprising that criminal activity is occurring in these global digital communities.” Read More...
Professor Joel Bakan receives UBC award for public education and prestigious Bellagio residency
“I feel privileged to be part of a university that values this kind of work, and more generally our role as public educators,” Professor Bakan said of the recognitions. Read More...
The Blank Project: Highlighting Diversity in the Legal Profession
Eleven leaders in the BC legal community, including 6 Allard School of Law alumni, are featured in a 3-part video series answering the question: What's it like to be a lawyer who____? Read More...
Robert Reich discusses the rule of law, populism, and the inevitability of the next financial crisis
On March 1, Professor Robert Reich, former US Labour Secretary and prolific author, made a special stop at Allard Hall as part of his participation in the Lind Initiative in US Studies. Read More...
Justice has a new name
One Year Assistant Professor Appointments
The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two or three one-year Assistant Professor positions. Read More...
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...

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