Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Group photo
    Oct 16, 2016

    Graduate Research

    The research section of our website presents the independent research projects of our current graduate students and alumni, celebrates their awards and publications, and shares their stories about their professional development and the impact their work has made locally and internationally. These pages provide you with an insight into the future of law as an academic discipline; they are about advancing the state of legal knowledge and the promise of legal, political and social change.

  • A hand holding an equality ribbon
    Oct 13, 2016

    Moira Aikenhead, Ph.D. Student

    Moira Aikenhead completed her LL.M. Thesis Revisions to Canada’s Sentencing Regime as a Remedy to the Over-Incarceration of Persons with Mental Disabilities at Allard School of Law in 2014.

  • Balance with globe on one side and gold coins on another
    Oct 13, 2016

    Si Hao, Ph.D.

    Si Hao’s Ph.D. research of corporate social responsibility straddles the conventional divide between law and corporate endogenous reform and seeks to connect both to the broader issues of regulation and governance.

  • Human figures crowded together to form a silhouette of Africa
    Oct 13, 2016

    Professor Obiora Chinedu Okafor

    Professor Obiora Chinedu Okafor joined Osgoode Hall Law School after holding faculty positions at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria, and at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

  • International Criminal Court
    Oct 13, 2016

    Professor Asad Kiyani

    Asad Kiyani is currently Assistant Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at Western University, where he teaches Criminal Law and Evidence.

  • India on a map
    Oct 13, 2016

    Professor Pooja Parmar

    For Dr. Pooja Parmar, returning to school for graduate studies was a way of finding answers to the many questions about law and justice she had begun to think about during her eight years of law practice in New Delhi, India.

  • Knotted gun sculpture
    Oct 13, 2016

    Maira Hassan, LL.M. Student

    In her current undertaking in the research-based LLM at the University of British Columbia, inspired by her research work with Saskia Hufnagel on Women in International Policing, predominantly in the European context, Maira Hassan aspires now to dive into the Canadian perspective of women in peacekeeping under the supervision of Professor Benjamin Perrin.

  • A judge's wig, old scroll, old book, and glasses
    Jul 25, 2016

    Lawyers’ Empire: Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950

    The Canadian legal profession has, no less than the legal profession in other national contexts, been an energetic purveyor of historical myth, and Dr. Pue carefully sifts through some of the key errors in a professional apologetics that draws on historical representation.

  • Close-up of contract
    Jun 29, 2016

    Boilerplate: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Boilerplate takes away the right of people to legal remedies. In traditional law, if the company is negligent and the individual gets hurt, he or she can sue. However, if an individual signs a waiver saying that the company is not liable for its own negligence, suing the company becomes impossible.

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