Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Canadian compass pointing to the word "LAW"
    Aug 4, 2015

    Canadian Securities Regulation

    Professor Cristie Ford talks about new and challenging ideas for securities regulation including high frequency trading, dark pools and crowd funding.

  • Human silhouettes facing each other with turning gears in their heads
    Jul 21, 2015

    The Tools of Truth

    Professor Bruce MacDougall’s current research investigates three important and related legal doctrines: estoppel, misrepresentation and mistake. His work makes a distinct and distinctly Canadian contribution to these areas of law.

  • Dean Catherine Dauvergne
    Jun 25, 2015

    Refugees and Political Opinion

    Professor Dauvergne argues that one of the toughest things to figure out is whether or not somebody is being persecuted because of their political opinion when they are actually not overtly engaged in a political struggle.

  • Chinese tokens
    Jun 25, 2015

    Taxation of State-Owned Enterprises

    Why do countries bother taxing state-owned enterprises (SOEs)? Professor Wei Cui now has a theory which stands in contrast with many long-standing views.

  • Global manufacturing
    Jun 25, 2015

    Shining Light on Global Supply Chains

    As Canada Research Chair in Global Economic Governance, Assistant Professor Galit Sarfaty studies the convergence of economic globalization with public law values such as human rights.

  • Prof Susan Boyd
    Jun 25, 2015

    Autonomous Motherhood?

    From a feminist perspective, our legal system needs to find some way to acknowledge that for many reasons, some women are choosing to be single mothers.

  • Balanced rocks on the beach
    Jun 25, 2015

    Analytic Frameworks in Administrative Law

    Professor Mary Liston argues that if working optimally, analytic frameworks can guide legal thinking so that interpretive and value choices can be more consciously made, more transparent, and better reasoned.

  • Human Rights Junior Scholar Workshop event
    Jun 25, 2015

    Law and Human Rights in the Global South

    From June 8-10, 2015, the Peter A. Allard School of Law was the site of a unique Junior Scholar Workshop on Human Rights. Among the Workshop’s aims was the goal of better incorporating non-Western perspectives in scholarly and activist discourses and research agendas about human rights.

  • Natasha Affolder
    Jun 24, 2015

    Welcome to Research Portal

    Research Portal celebrates the research projects done at the Allard School of Law at UBC and the faculty researchers who make them happen.

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