‘Research Impact’ posts

Vancouver Condominium: A Property Law Laboratory

Most recent research by Professor Douglas Harris explores how condominium is transforming not only urban geography, but the way in which we think about property and about ownership of interests in land.

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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.

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Changing the Way We Look at China

Professor Potter’s contribution to scholarship in Chinese law and legal research in general would be difficult to overstate. His fresh perspective and unique approach has impacted local and international policy and influenced the way research is done today.

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Finding a Place for Rights at the Canada-US Border

A new multi-year research project launched by Professors Benjamin Goold, Efrat Arbel and Catherine Dauvergne investigates how borders operate as places of law.

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Responding to Gendered and Racialized Violence: Exploring the Role of Expert Witnesses

According to Professor Emma Cunliffe, the criminal legal system in Canada is failing to deliver on the Charter guarantee of equal protection and benefit of the law for women – especially for Indigenous women and girls.

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Towards the 21st Century Constitutionalism?

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.

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Enacting Resilience: Using the Arts to Explore Belonging and Inclusion

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.

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Environmental Issues as a State of Emergency

Professor Jocelyn Stacey argues that we can gain important insight about environmental law by thinking about environmental issues as an ongoing state of emergency.

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Indigenous Governance Initiative

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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