Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Allard Hall
    Oct 27, 2020

    Celebrating 25 Years

    We are pleased to recognize Tara Rajwani's 25 years of exemplary and dedicated service to UBC, most of which has been as the lead administrator for the JD Admissions program at Allard Law.

  • Rise Women's Clinic
    Oct 21, 2020

    New Gift Supports Women’s Legal Clinic

    A $150,000 gift from the Y.P Heung Foundation will support the Rise Women’s Legal Centre, which provides legal representation for low-income women while also providing law students with experiential learning opportunities.

  • Liora Lazarus
    Oct 19, 2020

    Allard Law Welcomes Professor Liora Lazarus

    We are fortunate to welcome some new faces to Allard Hall this year. Over the coming months, you’ll learn more about each of these faculty members and the important research and educational leadership expertise they bring to the Allard Law community.

  • Empty Church
    Oct 14, 2020

    COVID-19, Religion and Conflict

    Professor Michelle LeBaron and Dr. Maged Senbel collaborate with an interdisciplinary working group investigating conflicts with religious dimensions arising from COVID-19 public health measures.

  • BLM protest
    Oct 2, 2020

    New Book Looks at the Racial Wealth Gap Between Black and White Americans

    As protests against institutional racism continue to make headlines around the world and spark important conversations, Janis Sarra, Professor at the Allard School of Law and Cheryl L. Wade, Professor at St. John’s University School of Law, New York, are adding to this discourse with their recent book "Predatory Lending and the Destruction of the African-American Dream."

  • Allard Hall
    Sep 24, 2020

    Getting to Know our New Dean

    We are honoured to introduce our Dean pro tem, Professor Janine Benedet. Dean Benedet graduated from the law school in 1993, and would later come back to join the faculty as Associate Professor. We recently had the opportunity to ask Dean Benedet a few questions about her time at the law school and what she’s looking forward to the most in her new role.

  • Rob Clifford
    Sep 16, 2020

    Allard Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Robert Clifford

    We are fortunate to welcome some new faces to Allard Hall this year. Over the coming weeks, you’ll learn more about each of these faculty members and the important research and educational leadership expertise they bring to the Allard Law community.

  • Tracy Wachmann
    Sep 3, 2020

    Allard Law's Tracy Wachmann Receives President's Award

    We are pleased to announce that Tracy Wachmann, Public Interest Coordinator at the Allard School of Law, is a recipient of this year’s President’s Staff Award in the category of Community Engagement. This prestigious UBC award is given annually to staff who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC community.

  • Vancouver
    Aug 19, 2020

    Assessing Vancouver as an Innovation Hub

    “Law and the Development of Entrepreneurial Regions,” the latest research project by Assistant Professors Camden Hutchison and Li-Wen Lin, which recently won SSHRC Insight Development Grant funding, examines the economic and legal environment for startup companies in Vancouver.

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