Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Samuel Beswick
    Aug 11, 2020

    Allard Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Samuel Beswick

    We are fortunate to welcome some new faces to Allard Hall this summer. 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 School of Law community.

  • CCLI Logo
    Aug 7, 2020

    Advancing Climate Governance

    A new research hub of the Canada Climate Law Initiative will provide guidance to corporate and pension boards on effective climate governance.

  • Catherine Dauvergne
    Aug 5, 2020

    Q&A with Catherine Dauvergne

    After five years serving as Dean of the Allard School of Law, Professor Catherine Dauvergne is stepping down to join Simon Fraser University as Vice-President, Academic and Provost. Professor Dauvergne recently took some time to chat with us about her time as Dean and share her thoughts and reflections from the past five years.

  • Global Migration
    Jul 30, 2020

    COVID-19 and its Impact on Global Migration

    COVID-19 has had a profound impact on society in a myriad of ways. One such way, is in terms of migration. This is the focus of a UBC podcast, which brings together researchers and experts from different disciplines within and beyond the UBC community, to discuss how the pandemic is changing global migration.

  • UBC Graduation
    Jul 27, 2020

    Addressing the Negative Effects of Law Student Debt

    In our ongoing commitment to making legal education financially accessible, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Post-graduation Debt Repayment Assistance pilot program (PGDRA). The class of 2020 will be the inaugural graduating class eligible to apply.

  • Refugee Camp
    Jul 23, 2020

    Graduate Student Profile: Siobhan Yorgun

    A PhD candidate at Allard Law, Siobhan Yorgun is looking to unmask a bias in the way refugee law is studied. In her doctoral dissertation, she illustrates the impact of this bias in creating a distorted knowledge of refugee law.

  • Allard Hall
    Jul 16, 2020

    Supporting objectives of the Black Law Students’ Association

    During the month of June, in the immediate aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, the Allard Chapter of the Black Law Students’ Association met with Dean Dauvergne and presented a series of recommendations for changes at Allard Law to assist in confronting anti-Black racism at the law school and, therefore, within the legal profession.  

  • Isabel Grant
    Jul 2, 2020

    Professor Isabel Grant Honoured with Prestigious Killam Teaching Prize

    In recognition of her years of exemplary service to the Allard School of Law and UBC community, Professor Isabel Grant has been awarded the 2019/2020 Killam Teaching Prize. Professor Grant recently made some time to share with us some highlights of her illustrious career.

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