Peter A Allard School of Law

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  • Close-up of the word justice in the dictionary
    May 1, 2017

    Professor Robert Diab

    Professor Diab began graduate studies in law at the Allard School of Law at UBC in 2006 and returned for the PhD in law in 2009. After completing his LLM, and with encouragement from Professors Wesley Pue, Robin Elliot and others at Allard Law, Professor Diab developed his thesis into a book titled “Guantanamo North: Terrorism and the Administration of Justice in Canada” (Fernwood, 2008). Working with Professor Pue again for the PhD, Professor Diab chose to expand the scope of his research to include developments in national security in the United States as well as Canada.

  • Michael Crommelin
    May 1, 2017

    Professor Michael Crommelin

    Professor Michael Crommelin first came to UBC to in 1971 as a graduate student in the LLM program, following a chance meeting earlier that year in Brisbane, Australia with Professor Andrew R. Thompson, who had recently joined the Allard School of Law. Upon completion of his LLM in 1972, Professor Crommelin was admitted to the School of Graduate Studies (now G&PS) as a doctoral candidate in law and economics, becoming the first person to undertake a PhD in the Allard School of Law at UBC.

  • Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank building
    Apr 24, 2017

    Trade Winds of Change

    According to Professor Ljiljana Biukovic, we are at a significant juncture in the history of globalization, with newly established Chinese led structures testing the current international status quo and the old Bretton Woods institutions.

  • Hands pressing another hand in support
    Mar 10, 2017

    Justice for Victims of Crime

    Professor Perrin’s latest book is trying to affirm legal rights of victims of crime, to support them through their recovery process through legal and policy means, and to ensure when we develop and apply the law we do it in a way that is respectful of their rights.

  • Drones in the sky
    Feb 17, 2017

    Law in the 21st Century

    The Graduate Law Students’ Society at UBC is pleased to announce that the 21st UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Graduate Conference will be held on May 8-9, 2017 at the Peter A. Allard School of Law.

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