Peter A Allard School of Law

Staff & Faculty Directory

  • Joseph Weiler

    Professor (Emeritus)

    Joseph Weiler is Professor at the Allard School of Law, UBC in Vancouver.  He earned his BA with Honors at the University of Toronto in 1969, his LLB at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in 1972 and his LLM at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1974.  He joined the law school at UBC in 1974, first as Assistant Professor and then was promoted to Associate Professor and became a Full Professor in 1987.

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    • Centre for Business Law
  • Stephen Wexler

    Associate Professor Emeritus

    Before he joined the Allard School of Law in 1970, Steve Wexler was staff counsel at the National Welfare Rights Organization in Washington, D.C. His major academic interest is legal philosophy, particularly the work of Aristotle. Professor Wexler's own philosophical work is extremely eclectic. He has written about practicing law for poor people, the relationship of law and morals, the extent to which law is a rational activity and the centrality of burden of proof to legal thought.

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  • Stepan Wood

    Professor
    Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability, Director of the Centre for Law and the Environment

    Professor Stepan Wood’s research relates to corporate social responsibility, sustainability, globalization, transnational governance, voluntary standards, climate change, and environmental law. He leads the interdisciplinary Transnational Business Governance Interactions (TBGI) project, an international research network that examines the drivers, dynamics, and impacts of competition, cooperation, coordination, and conflict among transnational initiatives to regulate global business.

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    • Centre for Law and the Environment
  • Claire Young

    Professor Emereta

    Prior to joining the Allard School of Law in 1992, Claire Young practiced law with the Alberta Attorney-General's department for several years and taught law at the University of Western Ontario from 1984-1992.She is the co-author of two books and the author of numerous articles on tax law and policy. Her other research interests include feminist legal theory and sexuality and the law. She was awarded the University of British Columbia Killam prize for excellence in teaching in 1998 and 2002.

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  • Margot Young

    Professor

    Margot Young is Professor in the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. After studying at the University of British Columbia, the University of Toronto, and the University of California, Berkeley, Professor Young began her teaching career at the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria.  In 2002, she moved to the University of British Columbia.

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    • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies
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