Sep 16, 2020
Allard Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Robert Clifford
We are fortunate to welcome some new faces to Allard Hall this year. 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 Law community.
Sep 11, 2020
Don’t be fooled by the corporation’s ‘makeover,’ documentary warns
"The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel" premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival. It’s based on Professor Joel Bakan’s new book, "The New Corporation: How “Good” Corporations are Bad for Democracy."
Aug 19, 2020
Assessing Vancouver as an Innovation Hub
“Law and the Development of Entrepreneurial Regions,” the latest research project by Assistant Professors Camden Hutchison and Li-Wen Lin, which recently won SSHRC Insight Development Grant funding, examines the economic and legal environment for startup companies in Vancouver.
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.
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.
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.