Apr 11, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Meyers’ research is concerned with the difference between the formal legal order of the Canadian constitution and what some have termed the material constitution, comprised of the everyday reality individuals face in terms of their particular life conditions.
Mar 7, 2016
In their latest research project, Professors Loader and Sparks are reflecting on the meaning and significance of a whole series of ideas in political thought, addressing such key concepts as authority, justice, rights, freedom and obligation.
Feb 22, 2016
Marking the occasion of her promotion to the rank of full Professor, Associate Dean Dr. Janine Benedet recently gave her inaugural lecture at Allard Hall titled “A Revindication of the Rights of Women”. It was a defining moment in Professor Benedet’s fruitful career as a legal scholar, and the latest personal achievement in her long engagement with the Allard School of Law.
Jan 18, 2016
Professor Michelle LeBaron’s arts-based approach has catalyzed conversations about belonging, community coherence, violence and racism – all factors in broader issues of inclusion and exclusion.
Dec 16, 2015
Professor Jocelyn Stacey argues that we can gain important insight about environmental law by thinking about environmental issues as an ongoing state of emergency.
Nov 19, 2015
On November 19, 2015, Peter A. Allard School of Law faculty members joined Nobel prize-winning economist Dr. Joseph Stiglitz for a panel discussion about his ground-breaking work on inequality.
Nov 16, 2015
The Allard School of Law’s Professor Gordon Christie has been working with colleagues across the campus for the last two years to initiate discussion about institutional-level change that would enhance the University as a valuable and accessible resource for Indigenous community research.
Nov 4, 2015
One of the central questions addressed in Professor Moshe Hirsch’s research is a normative one: should international tribunals be employed in constructing collective memories?
Sep 7, 2015
When Professor Isabel Grant began a collaborative research project on sexual assault against women with mental disabilities with colleague Professor Janine Benedet in 2007, they planned to write one paper. Several years later, the collaboration has evolved into six articles and a book chapter.
Aug 4, 2015
Professor Cristie Ford talks about new and challenging ideas for securities regulation including high frequency trading, dark pools and crowd funding.
Jul 21, 2015
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.
Jun 25, 2015
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.