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Welcome to the Allard School of Law Blog. We are in the process of populating this page with valuable content written by our community of students, faculty and staff. Whether you’re looking for Fall registration tips, the latest research in a particular field of Law or just insight into what it’s like to be a law student here, this is the place to come. Stay tuned!

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    Reflections on Building and then Teaching in a HyFlex Classroom at Allard Hall

    How to teach in a pandemic? This is the question we were forced to answer over the course of a weekend in March when UBC’s physical campus closed and in-person teaching was no longer possible. The pivot to the world of online teaching was abrupt and reactive; there simply wasn’t time to do anything other than keep courses going as best we could, with technology and techniques we were learning as we taught.

    Nov 24, 2020 Allard Law Communications

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    Re-imagining Orientation Week

    In support of Allard Law’s temporary shift to online learning for the 2020-21 academic year, the 2020 Orientation Week for incoming JD students will be taking place in a virtual setting.

    Aug 26, 2020 Riley Stone

  • UBC Graduation

    Addressing the Negative Effects of Law Student Debt

    The Allard School of Law is pleased to launch its Post-graduation Debt Repayment Assistance pilot project for the graduating class of 2020. Although we did not design this program to coincide with a global pandemic, current conditions for graduating students make this initiative extremely timely.

    Jul 27, 2020 Catherine Dauvergne, Q.C.

  • Allard Hall

    Why Legal Transplants?

    Dr. Toby Goldbach explains that legal transplant is not simply a tool or instrument to improve contractual relations or assist in the procurement of foreign direct investment. It is also part of systems of knowledge that help construct social relations.

    Jul 21, 2020 Toby Goldbach

  • CFLS Blog Carol Liao

    Power, Gender, and Race in the Legal Profession

    Carol Liao delivered the final keynote speech at the 43rd Annual Women in Law Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, one week before the city went into COVID-19 lockdown. She spoke on power, gender, and race in the legal profession, and received a standing ovation following her speech.

    Jun 19, 2020 CFLS Student Coordinator

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