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.
Twelve 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 the new awards and other funding opportunities for new and continuing Allard Law students.
May 20, 2022 Allard Law
Allard Law PhD student Mark Mancini looks at how we can ensure government agencies like Correctional Services Canada follow the law—and how that could help prevent abuses of power in Canada’s prison system.
May 2, 2022 Allard Law
Allard Law PhD student Oludolapo Makinde is examining the benefits that can be gained when corporations adopt the right internal anti-corruption mechanisms
Apr 7, 2022 Allard Law
This fall, Ellen Bolger completed her Master of Laws degree at the Allard School of Law. In this interview, Ellen shares some insight into her time at Allard and tips for writing a thesis.
Mar 1, 2022 Allard Law
Making sense of the 'legal void' in international refugee law: Meet PhD student Atreyi Bhattacharjee
Atreyi Bhattacharjee is a second-year doctoral student at the Allard School of Law. Through her research, she's trying to better understand why there's a legal void when it comes to formal refugee protections in Southeast Asia.
Feb 4, 2022 Allard Law
Allard Law students’ first articling position is typically their first law job – and for some, their very first office job. We spoke with the CSO team about how their office supports students and how alumni can get involved.
Jan 7, 2022 Allard Law
This past year saw the end of the longest provincial state of emergency in BC's history. Allard Law professor Jocelyn Stacey argues that 2022 must be the year that the Province picks up the tools best suited to the task of responding.
Dec 13, 2021 Jocelyn Stacey
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, KC
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
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