Jul 7, 2020
Rethinking Judicial Oversight in a Time of Crisis
Administrative accountability demands resilient courts, especially in emergencies.
Jun 23, 2020
Research Profile: Sara Ghebremusse
Professor Sara Ghebremusse frequently conducts research at the intersection of transnational law and mining governance, particularly within Africa.
Jun 22, 2020
Research Profile: Gideon Odionu
Gideon Odionu is a PhD student at Allard Law. He is both a 2020 UBC Sustainability Scholar and a UBC Sustainability Ambassador. Through the UBC Sustainability Initiative, he is currently working on a funded internship project at the BC Housing Research Center.
May 18, 2020
The Law of Disaster Exceptionalism
Professor Jocelyn Stacey’s research investigates how Canadian law perpetuates disaster exceptionalism, a dangerous idea that disasters are temporary, exceptional and disconnected events.
May 8, 2020
Bordering the Pandemic: COVID-19 and Immigration Law in Canada
Canada’s legal response to the pandemic has now reached well beyond immigration law, but its origins in immigration law sheds light on the multivalent nature of borders in pandemic control.
May 8, 2020
There’s a New Boss in Town: Vavilov and Municipalities
In the curious time of COVID-19, Canadian municipalities have leveled the virus’ spread by enforcing distancing rules, fining non-compliant businesses, and maintaining garbage collection, among other mundane tasks.