News & Announcements
Allard Law students share their mooting highlights
We spoke with Allard Law students Sarah Chetney, Caitlin Wardrop and Jayden Friesen-Kehler about their mooting experiences – from agonizing over ‘fake municipal policy’ to presenting arguments at the Supreme Court of Canada.
B.C. still eviction capital of Canada and most are through no fault of the tenant
Renters in B.C. are much more likely to experience no-fault evictions than in the rest of Canada.
Professor Margot Young receives YWCA Women of Distinction Award
Congratulations to Professor Margot Young on being awarded a YWCA Women of Distinction Award! Presented annually, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honour extraordinary women leaders.
May 5, 2023
Canada’s paper on asset tracing and recovery helps set agenda for UNCITRAL work over the next year
A paper by Dr. Janis Sarra, unanimously supported by delegations at the UN Commission on International Trade Law, is an important step towards fighting fraud and improving asset tracing and recovery.
May 2, 2023
Will AI revolutionize the legal profession? The jury is still out.
For years it’s been promised that artificial intelligence would lead to a revolution in law. But will AI change how people access legal services? And could it really replace human lawyers? AI and robotics expert Professor Kristen Thomasen weighs in.
Apr 25, 2023
Building a more diverse, inclusive legal profession
Allard Law alumni and community partners have given generously to support students who identify as Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour in overcoming the financial barriers to a legal education.
Apr 13, 2023
Calling for an end to immigration detention
Although Canada enjoys a reputation as a welcoming nation, thousands of migrants are detained here annually – including refugees, children and families.
Apr 5, 2023
Gay dads have an image problem
From Neil Patrick Harris on our screens to U.S. transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg on the global stage, the emerging image of gay dads in North America is of white, affluent men. But this image isn’t accurate and has real-world implications for gay dads and their families, says Allard Law professor Erez Aloni.
Mar 31, 2023
Welcoming Indigenous scholars Andrea Hilland and Darlene Johnston back to Allard Law
We are delighted to announce two new appointments at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, beginning on July 1.