Peter A Allard School of Law

Bruce MacDougall

Associate Dean Academic Affairs
B.A. (Hons.) (Acadia), (Oxford) LL.B. (Dalhousie), B.A. (Juris), B.C.L., M.A. (Oxford)

Profile

Bruce MacDougall was called to the Bar of B.C. in 1990. Professor MacDougall joined the Allard School of Law as Assistant Professor in 1988. He was Associate Professor from 1996-2002. He has been Professor of Law since 2002. Professor MacDougall studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and served as Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Gerald Le Dain from 1986-87. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville in 1993, and Distinguished Research Fellow at King's College, London, in 2001. Professor MacDougall has also practised law in Toronto and Vancouver.

Courses

  • Contracts
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Secured Transactions

Publications

Bruce MacDougall
Canadian Personal Property Security Law, 2nd ed.
Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2019
Bruce MacDougall
Introduction to Contracts, 4th ed.
Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2019

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Bruce MacDougall
Mistake in Contracting
Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2018

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Bruce MacDougall
Halsbury's Laws of Canada: Personal Property and Secured Transactions
Markham: LexisNexis, 2017 (Reissue)

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Bruce MacDougall
Introduction to Contracts, 3d ed.
Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016

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Bruce MacDougall
Misrepresentation
Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2016

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Bruce MacDougall
Canadian Personal Property Security Law
Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2014

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Paul Clarke & Bruce MacDougall
“Crossing the Line: Homophobic Speech and Public School Teachers”
in William Hare & John P. Portelli, eds., Philosophy of Education: Introductory Readings, 4th ed.
Edmonton: Brush Education, 2013
pp. 339-357
Bruce MacDougall
Halsbury's Laws of Canada: Personal Property and Secured Transactions
Markham: LexisNexis, 2013 (Reissue)

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Paul Clarke & Bruce MacDougall
“The Case for Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in Canada's Public Schools: An Educational Perspective”
Full text: (2012) 21:2 Educ LJ 143-165

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Bruce MacDougall, Elsje Bonthuys, Kenneth McK. Norrie & Marjolein van den Brink
“Conscientious Objection to Creating Same-Sex Unions: An International Analysis”
Full text: (2012) 1 Can. J. Hum. Rts. 127-164
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Bruce MacDougall
Estoppel
Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

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Maurice Coombs & Bruce MacDougall
Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Equitable Remedies / Estoppel
Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2012

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Bruce MacDougall
Introduction to Contracts, 2d ed.
Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2012

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Direct Voice in Legal Discussions on Equity: An Essay”
Full text: (2011) 44:1 U.B.C. L. Rev. 181-204

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Bruce MacDougall & Donn Short
“Religion-Based Claims for Impinging on Queer Citizenship”
Full text: (2010) 33:3 Dal. L.J. 133-160

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Market Overt Method to Obtain Ownership of Lost or Stolen Goods: Comment on Manning v. Algard Estate, [2008] BCSC 1129”
Full text: (2009) 16:1 Int'l J. of Cult. Prop. 85-93

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Bruce MacDougall
Personal Property Security Law in British Columbia
Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2009

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2008
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2008
pp. 133-141

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Bruce MacDougall
Halsbury's Laws of Canada: Personal Property and Secured Transactions
Markham: LexisNexis, 2008

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Joost Blom, Elizabeth Edinger, Bruce MacDougall & Robert K. Paterson
“UBC Law Faculty News”
Full text: (2008) 66:3 Advocate 397-401

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2007
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2007
pp. 135-144

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Bruce MacDougall
Introduction to Contracts
Markham: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2007

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2006
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2006
pp. 149-154

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Bruce MacDougall
“Refusing to Officiate at Same-Sex Civil Marriages”
Full text: (2006) 69 Sask. L. Rev. 351-373

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2005
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2005
pp. 167-174

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Continuum of Homophobic Expression in Canadian Law”
in Eleonora Ceccherini, ed., Sexual Orientation in Canadian Law
Milan: Giuffrè Editore, 2004
pp. 153-178
Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2004
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2004
pp. 161-171

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Paul Clarke & Bruce MacDougall
“Crossing the Line: Homophobic Speech and Public School Teachers”
Full text: (2004) 5 Encounters on Education 125-140
Bruce MacDougall
“The Legally Queer Child”
Full text: (2004) 49 McGill L.J. 1057-1091

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Bruce MacDougall & Paul T. Clarke
“Teaching Tolerance, Mirroring Diversity, Understanding Difference: The Effects and Implications of the Chamberlain Case”
in James McNinch & Mary Cronin, eds., I Could Not Speak My Heart: Education and Social Justice for Gay and Lesbian Youth
Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre Press, 2004
pp. 193-219
Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2003
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2003
pp. 147-158

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Separation of Church and Date: Destabilizing Traditional Religion-Based Legal Norms on Sexuality”
Full text: (2003) 36:1 U.B.C. L. Rev. 1-27

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2002
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2002
pp. 147-154

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Bruce MacDougall
“A Respectful Distance: Appellate Courts Consider Religious Motivation of Public Figures in Homosexual Equality Discourse - The Cases of Chamberlain and Trinity Western University”, Case Comment
Full text: (2002) 35:2 U.B.C. L. Rev. 511-538

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Celebration of Same-Sex Marriage”
Full text: (2001) 32:2 Ottawa L. Rev. 235-267

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2001
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2001
pp. 159-167

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 2000
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 2000
pp. 151-164

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Bruce MacDougall
Queer Judgments: Homosexuality, Expression, and the Courts in Canada
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000

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Online Access (with full-text)
Bruce MacDougall
“Case Comment on M v. H
Full text: (1999) 27:1 Man. L.J. 141-163

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Bruce MacDougall
“Contracts”
in Susan Munro et al., eds., Annual Review of Law and Practice: Current to January 1, 1999
Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, 1999
pp. 125-136

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Bruce MacDougall
“Silence in the Classroom: Limits on Homosexual Expression and Visibility in Education and the Privileging of Homophobic Religious Ideology”
Full text: (1998) 61:1 Sask. L. Rev. 41-86

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Bruce MacDougall
“Outing: The Law Reacts to Speech about Homosexuality”
Full text: (1995) 21:1 Queen's L.J. 79-124

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Bruce MacDougall
“The Debtor's Interest in Personal Property under the PPSA
Full text: (1994) 33:1 Alta. L. Rev. 80-115

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Bruce MacDougall
“Marshalling and the Personal Property Security Acts: Doing unto Others...”
Full text: (1994) 28:1 U.B.C. L. Rev. 91-122

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Bruce MacDougall
“Subordination Agreements”
Full text: (1994) 32:2 Osgoode Hall L.J. 225-269

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Bruce MacDougall
“U. N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods”
Full text: (1994) 52:1 Advocate 41-44

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Bruce MacDougall
“Fixtures and the PPSA: Of the Wooden Horse of Troy, Creditors in the Weeds and Statutory Ambush”
Full text: (1993) 72:4 Can. Bar. Rev. 496-523

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Bruce MacDougall
“Consideration and Estoppel: Problem and Panacea”
Full text: (1992) 15:2 Dal. L.J. 263-303

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Bruce MacDougall
Ex Turpi Causa: Should a Defence Arise from a Base Cause?”
Full text: (1991) 55:1 Sask. L. Rev. 1-41

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Bruce Profile

Organization Affiliations

  • Dean's Office
  • Centre for Business Law

Research Interests

  • Business, corporate and commercial law
  • Law, gender and sexuality

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