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Call for Nominations: Adam Albright Award for Adjunct Faculty

The ALSS is calling for nominations from students for the prestigious teaching award for adjunct faculty. Adjunct faculty, who are often busy practitioners themselves, donate their valuable time and effort to teaching. They are instrumental to making many course offerings possible. Faculty members are NOT eligible for this award. Winners of the award in the past 3 years are also ineligible (see form). The award is adjudicated by a committee of students. The nomination form is available here. Nominations are due by 4pm Friday February 12. Contact Matthew if you have any questions.

Canadian Defence Lawyers $5000 Essay Contest

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Foundation has announced the inauguration of its annual Canadian Law Student Essay Prize. Students are invited to write a paper on the topic, as follows: A paper relevant to the multi-faceted interaction between insurance coverage and tort claims, which should include a discussion of issues arising in Insurance Law, Tort Law and/or Civil Procedure of a Province or the Federal Court as it pertains to Tort or Insurance Litigation. Deadline to submit an entry is 2:00 on February 29, 2016. Click here for more info. Click here for a contest entry […]

Allard Law Strategic Plan: Seeking Student Engagement & Feedback

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is currently developing a Strategic Plan that will guide the Faculty for the next five years (2015-2020). The ALSS has been invited to provide submissions. In developing our submissions, we would like to have your feedback on the issues you think the Faculty should make a priority for the next five years in order to improve the JD experience and make Allard School of Law a world leader in legal education and research. Click here to view the FIRST DRAFT of the Faculty Advisory Committee’s Strategic Plan. Click here to complete a short […]

Federation of Law Societies National Assessment Proposal

Along with the Dean’s Office, the Allard Law Students’ Society will be hosting Alan Treleaven from the Law Society of British Columbia to speak with students and answer questions about the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s proposed National Assessment on Wednesday, January 13 at 12:30 pm in Room 106. Immediately after this consultation, the Allard Law Students’ Society will be holding a student referendum. Lunch will be provided. The Federation of Law Societies of Canada is proposing that each provincial law society adopt national standards for knowledge and skills that candidates must possess and tasks that candidate must perform […]


The ALSS was tasked with submitting input to the Faculty Advisory Committee regarding student interests in respect of the Deans 2016 Strategic Plan. This initial submission is one of several steps in the planning process. The ALSS encourages students to contact any member of the ALSS exec with comments or feedback. The ALSS will seek formal student feedback in January, stay tuned! Here is a copy of the ALSS STRATEGIC PLAN SUBMISSIONS (PHASE 1).