Welcome to the Allard School of Law Blog. This page features content written by our community of students, faculty and staff.
By spearheading in-memoriam initiatives and encouraging their peers to give, Allard Law alumni are supporting students while honouring a beloved colleague, friend or family member.
Nov 24, 2021 Allard Law
In this trial moot, student teams litigate a complex mock trial that includes four witnesses and opening and closing submissions. Two lawyers and a judge coach each pair of students during practice sessions.
Nov 15, 2021 Nikos Harris, Q.C.
We walk you through the process of calculating your admissions CGPA using your home institution's grading scale and how to convert your CGPA to a UBC percentage CGPA.
Nov 9, 2021 Allard Law
Reflecting on the role for law in African development at the Re-imagining Agenda 2063 virtual conference
What are the roles for law in African development? What new challenges does the continent face in light of a changing landscape in health, education, technology, and investment partners? These questions were central to the Re-imagining Agenda 2063 conference.
Oct 14, 2021 Allard Law
Over the past two years, four new awards have been created to support Allard Law students who identify as Indigenous, Black or as a person of colour (IBPOC). Learn more about each of these new awards, as well as other funding opportunities available to new and continuing Allard Law students.
Sep 20, 2021 Allard Law
We caught up with Allard Law’s 2021 Orientation Leaders—2L students Suzie Kimball and Isabella Picui—to find out about what students can look forward to at Orientation this year and to hear their advice for first-year law students.
Aug 12, 2021 Allard Law
In this list, Allard Law faculty and staff share their recommendations for students and colleagues in the legal community on the themes of truth and reconciliation and Indigenous and Aboriginal law.
Jun 25, 2021 Allard Law
SSHRC Partner Engagement Grant: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Homelessness and Tent Encampments in the COVID-19 City
As one of the many faces of Canada’s ever-growing housing affordability crisis, tent encampments have proliferated throughout the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases having spread in shelters where physical distancing is nearly impossible.
May 11, 2021 Allard Law
The Allard Law team rose to the occasion, winning Top Law School and Best Factums awards during the event.
Apr 1, 2021 Allard Law
A year into the pandemic, we asked Professor Jocelyn Stacey about her COVID-19 research with the Tŝilhqot’in National Government.
Mar 16, 2021 Allard Law
On March 8 International Women’s Day, the YWCA of Metro Vancouver announced its nominees for the 2021 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and Allard Law is proud to share that Dr. Carol Liao was named as a nominee in the Education, Training and Development category.
Mar 9, 2021 Allard Law
On February 25, 2021, I had the pleasure of giving a virtual lecture to an audience comprising many UBC colleagues and students, along with some friends and students from around the world.
Mar 8, 2021 Wei Cui