Peter A Allard School of Law

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    Sep 25, 2018

    Research Portal Multilingual Series

    An easy-to-miss but critical dimension of the transnational influence of scholarship emerging from Allard Law lies in its multilingual scope. Those that search for indicators of scholarly reach and impact only through English language databases or search engines might be unaware of the fact that scholars here are shaping law, and scholarship, in other places through publishing their work in languages other than English.

  • 2nd UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Conference
    Apr 30, 2018

    22nd UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Conference

    Graduate students from all disciplines are invited to participate in the 22nd UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Conference, to be held at the Peter A. Allard School of Law on May 10–11th, 2018. This conference will offer graduate students a unique interdisciplinary opportunity to engage with contemporary perspectives in law and other disciplines.

  • Block letters spelling out HIV
    Apr 19, 2018

    Access to Justice for Persons with HIV

    Professor Isabel Grant’s research project examines the history of HIV nondisclosure prosecutions in Canada, and argues that these prosecutions result in the over-criminalization of people with HIV and the distortion of the law of sexual assault generally.

  • Wedding rings and money on top of a monthly bill
    Mar 12, 2018

    Inequality and the Marriage Wealth Gap

    There has been relatively little scholarship that connects family law and wealth inequality, outside the context of division of property when relationships break down. Professor Aloni’s research is novel in this regard and will help spark important dialogue around the laws and policies governing families and the preservation of wealth.

  • Jar of money sprouting a leaf under the sun
    Jan 18, 2018

    Bridging the Gap Between Social Justice and Corporate Law

    According to Professor Carol Liao, the next few decades will be a critical period of domestic and international corporate legal reform – businesses are adapting to changing consumer demands, and there is global pressure to increase sustainable practices.

  • Gears in a machine
    Nov 6, 2017

    Perils of Precarious Labour

    Labour and employment law is increasingly failing to protect workers’ rights in the contemporary workplace. According to Professor Bethany Hastie, it is the growing precariousness of labour that is at the heart of this failure.

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