News & Announcements
Meet Wesbrook Scholar Austen Erhardt
This spring, Austen was named a Wesbrook Scholar – UBC's most prestigious designation given to senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership and involvement in student and community activities.
Wesbrook scholar Yanni Nicolidakis-Mustafa on finding a path that can ‘change the course of people’s lives’
“I came to law school to be the change I wanted to see in the world,” says Yanni Nicolidakis-Mustafa, third-year JD student and newly named Wesbrook Scholar.
A new beginning for Afghan judges forced to flee the Taliban
After evacuating Afghanistan following the Taliban’s return to power, Judges Wahida Rahimi, Freshta Masomi and Zamila Sangar have joined Allard Law through the law school’s new Afghan Women Judges Program.
Dec 29, 2022
Professor Emeritus Pitman Potter named to Order of Canada
Potter is recognized for his scholarship in the field of Chinese legal studies and for his dedication and service to his community.
Dec 21, 2022
7 Allard Law talks and webinars you can watch at home
Miss out on any Allard Law talks or webinars in 2022? Take a look back at some you might like to watch.
Nov 29, 2022
‘Bring your own values’: Lecturer Lisa Martz on teaching, ethics and advocacy
Lisa Martz is a senior litigation lawyer with a wealth of advocacy and leadership experience — and she says she’s thrilled to have the chance to share what she’s learned with Allard Law students.
Nov 17, 2022
Professor Karin Mickelson recognized with Jim Taylor faculty award
Professor Karin Mickelson has been awarded the Jim Taylor, QC Faculty Scholar Award. The award honours Allard Law faculty who have consistently gone above and beyond, giving more than their fair share of time and energy to the Faculty.
Oct 28, 2022
Human rights and the law across borders: Meet Assistant Professor Dr. Hassan Ahmad
Dr. Hassan Ahmad is a scholar, advocate and activist who studies the law’s transformative role in making the global economy more humane for marginalized communities. On July 1, he joined Allard Law as an assistant professor.
Oct 18, 2022
Making the case for open-access law texts
Dr. Samuel Beswick has created Canada’s first online open-access tort law casebook.