2007

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New Books at the Law Library – April 23rd, 2007

HC153.Z9 P534 2006 Canada, Parliament. House of Commons, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Canada’s international policy put to the test in Haiti: report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development ([Ottawa]: Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, [2006]). Online access: http://cmte.parl.gc.ca/cmte/CommitteePublication.aspx?COM=10475&Lang=1&SourceId=188702 HF1713 .E98 2006 John H. Barton […]

New & Trial Databases

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TRIAL DATABASE International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) – Trial ends April 18th, 2007 International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC) is a case reporting service that covers the most important public international law issues being decided today in domestic courts around the world. Legal experts in the field cover over sixty countries, providing detailed […]

UBC Law Faculty Receives $1 Million Gift from Borden Ladner Gervais and Ladner Family

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law today received gifts totaling $1 million from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) and the Ladner family to support its building campaign. UBC plans to construct a new facility on the existing law school site at its Vancouver campus. “The gifts from BLG and the pioneering B.C. Ladner […]

New Books at the Law Library – April 2nd, 2007

HD60 .Z47 2006 Jennifer A. Zerk, Multinationals and corporate social responsibility: limitations and opportunities in international law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). Table of Contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0707/2007271364-t.html More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn= 9780521844994 JZ4850 .S27 2005 Dan Sarooshi, International organizations and their exercise of sovereign powers (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005). Table of Contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip059/2005007761.html More about […]

New Books at the Law Library – March 5th, 2007

E98.G18 B45 2006 Yale D. Belanger, Gambling with the future: the evolution of Aboriginal gaming in Canada (Saskatoon: Purich Pub., 2006). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn= 1895830281 HJ2054 .C3635 2006 Canada, Parliament, House of Commons, Standing Committee on Finance, Canada, competing to win: report of the Standing Committee on Finance (Ottawa: Standing Committee on Finance, 2006). […]

Celebrate Research Week

Celebrate Research Week is March 3-10, 2007. Celebrate Research Week is an exciting week packed with events from a broad range of Faculties, that showcase UBC’s world class researchers and their cutting-edge work. Find out how UBC Research touches lives and communities at http://www.research.ubc.ca/CRW/ Check the Celebrate Research Week Calendar for list of events.

New Books at the Law Library – February 26th, 2007

HV640.4.C3 D38 2006 Catherine Dauvergne, Leonora C. Angeles, & Agnes Huang, Gendering Canada’s refugee process (Ottawa: Status of Women Canada, 2006). Online access: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662435621/index_e.html More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=0662492986 HV8688 .C756 2006 David J. Cornwell, Criminal punishment and restorative justice: past, present, and future perspectives (Winchester: Waterside Press, 2006). Table of contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0702/2006276730.html More about this: […]

New Books at the Law Library – February 12th, 2007

BJ1476 .D36 2006 Meir Dan-Cohen, Revising the past: on the metaphysics of repentance, forgiveness, and pardon ([Toronto]: Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, [2006]). GE145 .P44 2005 Jacqueline Peel, The precautionary principle in practice: environmental decision-making and scientific uncertainty (Annandale: Federation Press, 2005). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=1862875197 HD4871 .S28 2006 Debra Satz, Voluntary slavery and […]

New Books at the Law Library – February 5th, 2007

JC571 .G38 2006 Conor Gearty, Can human rights survive? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). Publisher description: ://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0665/2006297074-d.html Table of contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0665/2006297074-t.html More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=0521866448 K230.M35 A35 2005 (LC) Ian McLeod, Legal theory, 3d ed. (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). More about this: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/utilities/isbn.cfm?isbn=1403948712 K250 .T95 2006 (LC) Tom R. Tyler, Why people obey the law […]

Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Academic Resources pro tem

From http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca/ubcthisweek/2007/07feb01.html#12 Effective February 1, 2007, Prof. Wes Pue will take on the role of Vice Provost and Associate Vice President Academic Resources until a new Vice President Academic and Provost takes office. Holder of four degrees, Prof. Pue joined UBC’s Faculty of Law in 1993 as the first incumbent of the Nemetz Chair in […]

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