Peter A Allard School of Law

Publications & Projects

Feminist initiatives in the curriculum are complemented by a commitment to research and scholarship in feminist legal studies. Feminist approaches and analyses are developed in relation to many areas of law, including: 

Work is being done as well in feminist legal theory and legal education, and on the intersections between race, gender, sexuality, class, disability and culture. See below for information on recent publications and current projects.

*Please note that this page is under development and does not contain an exhaustive list of all publications and projects by our faculty affiliates and students.

Faculty Publications

Erez AloniRégine Tremblay

  • House Rules: Changing Families, Evolving Norms, and the Role of Law (Vancouver, UBC Press, 2022).
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Efrat Arbel

Janine Benedet 

Catherine Dauvergne

Isabel Grant & Janine Benedet 

Isabel Grant

Bethany Hastie

Michelle LeBaron

  • “Women Awake. Gender and Commemoration in Contemporary Ireland” in Jelke Boesten & Helen Scanlon, eds., Gender and Memorial Arts: From Commemoration to Mobilisation 
    Madison: Wisconsin University Press, 2020

Carol Liao

Debra Parkes

Jocelyn Stacey

  • The Constitution of the Environmental Emergency, (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2018) (273 pp) (19 April 2018)
  • Vulnerability, Disaster Law and ‘the Beast’ (2018) Alberta Law Review 55:4 (17,820 words) (2018)

Régine Tremblay 

  • “Quebec’s Filiation Regime, the Roy Report’s Recommendations, and the ‘Interest of the Child” (2018) 31:1 Can J F L 199 (44 pages).
  • “D’un océan à l’autre, book review of Nicole LaViolette and Julie Audet, L’essentiel du droit de la famille dans les provinces et territoires de common law au Canada, Cowansville, Éditions Yvon Blais, 2014” (2017) 30:2 Can J Fam L 313 (16 pages).
  • Alexandra Popovici and Régine Tremblay, “Le don en famille: promesses et écueils” in Partenariat de recherche – Familles en mouvance, Les familles sous l’œil du droit - Bulletin de Liaison, vol 15, fall 2017 (5 pages).
  • “Le dialogue des personnes en droit de la famille. Le cas de la médiation familiale” in Gabriel-Arnaud Berthold, Charles-Antoine Péladeau et Jérémie Torres-Ceyte (eds), Le dialogue en droit civil (Montreal: Thémis, 2018) (21 pages).
  • Benoît Moore and Régine Tremblay, Fascicule 14 “Formation du mariage” in Jurisclasseur coll. “Droit civil”, Droit des personnes et de la famille (Montreal: LexisNexis, 2018) (44 pages).

Faculty Projects

"The Most Severe Sanction: Lived Experience of Life Sentences in Canada" (2018-2022) 

Debra Parkes (principal investigator), Isabel Grant and Kelly Hannah-Moffat (co-investigators) 

Funded by SSHRC Insight Grant

“Collective Representation for the Precarious Workplace” (2018-2020) 

Bethany Hastie (sole investigator)

Funded by SSHRC Insight Development Grant

“5 years later: An Analysis of Family Law Reform in British Columbia – Access to Justice and Family Diversity”  (2017-2019) 

Régine Tremblay 

Funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia (January 1st, 2018 – December 31, 2019) and Hampton Fund Research Grant (September 1st, 2017 to August 31st, 2019).


Conference Celebrating the Work of Professor Susan Boyd (July 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2019)

Régine Tremblay and Erez Aloni (co-investigators)

Funded by the Franklin Lew Innovation Fund

“Workplace Sexual Harassment: Assessing the Effectiveness of Human Rights Law in Canada” (2018-2019)

Bethany Hastie

Funded by CBA Law for the Future Fund

Student Publications

Learn more about the work being done at the Allard School of Law. Below is a list of past publications from students at the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies.

Charlotte Baigent, "Why Gladue Needs an Intersectional Lens: The Silencing of Sex in Indigenous Women’s Sentencing Decisions" (2020) 32:1 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 1-30.

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