Welcome to the Peter A. Allard School of Law Blog. Our blog features Allard Law community profiles, as well as news, updates and commentary written by our students, faculty and staff.
Master of Laws student Drew Yewchuk discusses his research and what it meant to him to receive the W. Wesley Pue Memorial Scholarship in Law.
Aug 22, 2023 Allard Law
Vandana Sood is the supervising lawyer at Rise Women’s Legal Centre's student legal clinic. In this Q&A she discusses her experience at Rise and shares some advice for anyone who might be interested in a social justice focused legal practice.
Aug 8, 2023 Allard Law
Métis scholar Andrea Menard shares her experience teaching students, professors and senior leadership about the meaning of reconciliation, where things need to change, and what brings her hope for the future.
Jul 11, 2023 Allard Law
How the ILS Summer Intensive has helped build community and prepare Indigenous students for the challenges of law school.
Jun 16, 2023 Allard Law
Launched in May 2022, the Human Rights Complaint Drafting Project brings together over a dozen volunteer law students to help individuals draft their human rights complaints — the first step to bringing forward a claim to the BC Human Rights Tribunal.
Jun 8, 2023 Allard Law
Two Allard alumni in this year’s The Lawyer Show answered our questions about the power of ABBA, how to (discretely) rehearse for a musical while at the office, and how to learn to play the bagpipes badly.
May 5, 2023 Jennifer Regan
In the face of the climate crisis and rising racism at the height of the pandemic, Dr. Carol Liao reflected on what the future could look like in a powerful keynote address delivered at the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC 10th Anniversary Gala.
Mar 21, 2023 Allard Law
We spoke with Jung Hee about studying for and writing the LSAT and about how law schools and the legal professional can better support racialized students.
Nov 22, 2022 Allard Law
On November 15, we had the honour of celebrating five outstanding individuals at the 2022 Allard Law Alumni Achievement Awards.
Nov 17, 2022 Allard Law
As part of your JD application, the personal statement is your opportunity to present us with a clear picture of who are, what’s important to you, and why you’re interested in Allard Law. Use these tips to help you.
Sep 28, 2022 Allard Law
On June 23 and 24, 2022, the Peter A. Allard School of Law hosted the third Canadian Law of Obligations conference, held on the grounds of UBC’s Green College. The theme of the conference was The Power and Limits of Private Law.
Jul 25, 2022 Caitlin Cunningham
Sofia's doctoral research explores the intersection between domestic violence and labour law, drawing on feminist perspectives.
Jul 20, 2022 Allard Law