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  • Paper chain of people
    Nov 4, 2015

    International Tribunals and Collective Memories

    One of the central questions addressed in Professor Moshe Hirsch’s research is a normative one: should international tribunals be employed in constructing collective memories?

  • Stop sign at the end of a tall staircase
    Sep 7, 2015

    Barriers to Justice for Women with Mental Disabilities

    When Professor Isabel Grant began a collaborative research project on sexual assault against women with mental disabilities with colleague Professor Janine Benedet in 2007, they planned to write one paper. Several years later, the collaboration has evolved into six articles and a book chapter.

  • Canadian compass pointing to the word "LAW"
    Aug 4, 2015

    Canadian Securities Regulation

    Professor Cristie Ford talks about new and challenging ideas for securities regulation including high frequency trading, dark pools and crowd funding.

  • Human silhouettes facing each other with turning gears in their heads
    Jul 21, 2015

    The Tools of Truth

    Professor Bruce MacDougall’s current research investigates three important and related legal doctrines: estoppel, misrepresentation and mistake. His work makes a distinct and distinctly Canadian contribution to these areas of law.

  • Catherine Dauvergne
    Jun 25, 2015

    Refugees and Political Opinion

    Professor Dauvergne argues that one of the toughest things to figure out is whether or not somebody is being persecuted because of their political opinion when they are actually not overtly engaged in a political struggle.

  • Chinese tokens
    Jun 25, 2015

    Taxation of State-Owned Enterprises

    Why do countries bother taxing state-owned enterprises (SOEs)? Professor Wei Cui now has a theory which stands in contrast with many long-standing views.

  • Prof Mary Anne Bobinski
    Jun 25, 2015

    Research Profile: Professor Mary Anne Bobinski

    Health care law focuses on the intersection of the legal system with the vast array of challenges and new developments found in modern medicine, from new reproductive technologies to developments in neuroscience.

  • Global manufacturing
    Jun 25, 2015

    Shining Light on Global Supply Chains

    As Canada Research Chair in Global Economic Governance, Assistant Professor Galit Sarfaty studies the convergence of economic globalization with public law values such as human rights.

  • Prof Susan Boyd
    Jun 25, 2015

    Autonomous Motherhood?

    From a feminist perspective, our legal system needs to find some way to acknowledge that for many reasons, some women are choosing to be single mothers.

  • Balanced rocks on the beach
    Jun 25, 2015

    Analytic Frameworks in Administrative Law

    Professor Mary Liston argues that if working optimally, analytic frameworks can guide legal thinking so that interpretive and value choices can be more consciously made, more transparent, and better reasoned.

  • Human Rights Junior Scholar Workshop event
    Jun 25, 2015

    Law and Human Rights in the Global South

    From June 8-10, 2015, the Peter A. Allard School of Law was the site of a unique Junior Scholar Workshop on Human Rights. Among the Workshop’s aims was the goal of better incorporating non-Western perspectives in scholarly and activist discourses and research agendas about human rights.

  • Natasha Affolder
    Jun 24, 2015

    Welcome to Research Portal

    Research Portal celebrates the research projects done at the Allard School of Law at UBC and the faculty researchers who make them happen.

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