Includes PhD dissertations and LL.M. theses completed by students in the graduate programs at the Peter A. Allard School of Law.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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State responsibility and international financial obligations : a case study of the International Monetary Fund stand-by arrangements with developing country members, Sedfrey Martinez Candelaria

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Millar v. Taylor (1769) and the new property of the eighteenth century, Peter John Carver

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Balancing the legal teetertotter : finding the appropriate weight for creator and user rights in cyber space, Kenneth Richard Cavalier

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The protection of absentee owners of public corporations in Canada : a realistic analysis of the problems and some thoughts on solutions, Thung-Cheong Choong

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Sovereign immunity and transnational arbitration, Okezie Chukwumerije

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The corporation is a social institution, Michael David Cody

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The doctrine of intergenerational equity in global environmental governance, Lynda Collins

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Studies in government management of oil and gas resources in Canada, Michael Crommelin

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The law of annual general meetings examined from a perspective of certain economic theories, James Arthur Curwood

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Wrongful convictions : a review and assessment of miscarriage of justice in Canada, Lisa David

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Building rule-based expert systems in case-based law, Galvin Charles Deedman

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Gifts to unincorporated associations, Sally Dennis

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The small business deduction and a Canadian tax on unreasonable accumulations, Douglas Edward Dent

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Self-regulation and co-regulation : prospects and boundaries in an online environment, Andreas Doelker

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Transparency rules for derivatives, mutual funds and bonds : a comparative analysis of Canadian, Swiss and German laws, Mirjam Eggen

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Trade practices legislation : the British Columbia experience, Heidi Maria Exner

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Reconstructing women’s rights in Africa using the African regional human rights regime : problems and possibilities, Mosope Doris Fagbongbe

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Negotiation and agreements in integrated resources management, Alexander Walter Gardner

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Confiscating the proceeds of crime : the amendments to Canada's Criminal Code, their force and effect, Peter Maurice German

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Divisible assets in common law Canada, Mary Hand

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Environmental protection of the circumpolar arctic waters : A comparative study and an appraisal of the National Regulatory Systems, Johannes Enno Harders

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The development of ocean incineration law in Canada, Elaine Lois Hughes

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A trust as an alternative to a will?, Fiona Hunter

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The argument for the application of the royal proclamation of 1763 to British Columbia, its force and effect, Patricia Margaret Hutchings

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The role of case law in Japan : a comparative study of Japanese and Canadian company law, Hiroshi Imai

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Electronic surveillance and the police : a comparative study of the Canadian and Japanese systems, Shoichiro Ishikawa

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Subrogation, suretyship, and the law of restitution, Michael Ian Jackson

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A second look at the Mareva injunction, Jon L. Jessiman

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Protecting minority shareholders in private corporations : a comparative study from Canadian and Chinese perspectives, Jianfeng Ji

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The taxation of trust income : some inherent problems and comparative perspectives, Patricia Anne Johnson

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The scales of justice or the native claim to the management of reserve fisheries, Jennifer Lynn Jones-Desjarlais

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Unit determination under the labour code, Donald James Jordan

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The policies underlying interest dispute settlement in British Columbia and New Zealand, Philip A. Joseph

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The human and peoples' rights and armed conflicts in Africa, Moses Kajoba

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Legal aspects of public or crown corporations in Canada, Moses Aldrin Kimuli

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Children's environmental health : a comparison of risk assessment approaches taken by Canada, the United States and the European Union, Elizabeth M. Kinney

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Sex, policies and payroll, Ladina Kirchen Abegg

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The "going private" transaction : a genre of minority shareholder squeezeout, Edwin Grant Kroft

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Rethinking U.S. corporate governance reform in the wake of the global financial crisis, Carol Liao

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Environment management of coastal forests in British Columbia : an ecolegal analysis, James M. Mackenzie

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A study of the legal aspects of abortive contract negotiations, Murdo MacLean

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Revolutionary continuity in China: temporary dislocations or terminal hemorrhaging? : Exposing recent legal reforms as ideological conformity, Joel Geoffrey MacMull

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The reception of English law as a modern legal problem, Joan Snape Marshall

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Environmental impact assessment : a comparative study of the effect of federal institutional arrangements upon environmental impact assessment procedures in Canada and the United States, Sandra Kathleen McCallum

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Employer free speech during organization drives and decertification campaigns, David C. McPhillips

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Consumer protection in the condominium purchase : the purchaser's perspective, Deborah Jean Meredith

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Balancing the other 'scale' of justice : nurturing work-life balance in the legal profession, Arun Mohan

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Choice v. equality : the legal recognition of unmarried cohabitation in Canada, Anne Mohs

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The search for appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve aboriginal land claims : empowerment and recognition, Joëlle Montminy

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Vertical restraints in the distribution process under New Zealand competition law, David Guy Moorman

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Transfer pricing taxation : Canadian perspective and Japanese perspective, Kiyoshi Nakayama

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Recent developments in business method patents in the U.S. and the implication to the People’s Republic of China : a comparative perspective, Jinghui Niu

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ICSID, Third World peoples and the re-construction of the investment dispute settlement system, Ibironke Tinuola Odumosu

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Relational issues of law and economic integration in Africa : perspectives from constitutional, public and private international law, Richard Frimpong Oppong

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Managing the less developed countries' debt problem, Kenneth Kanu Orie

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An analysis of heritage property legislation : balancing the public interest with protection for the property owner, Stewart Douglas Orr

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The legal status of lottery schemes in Canada : changing the rules of the game, Judith Anne Osborne

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The ground beneath our speech : moral ordering in plea-based criminal justice, Simon Matthew Owen

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Revisiting the human right to water, Pooja Parmar

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Procedural safeguards in the administrative process, Mats Stefan Parup

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Privacy law and the media, Elizabeth Katrine Paton

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Conflicts in divorce jurisdiction and recognition, Nichola Jane Williams Reid

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Some implications of the Canadian tax law on foreign investments in Canada : a German perspective, Michael F. M. Reuter

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The strategic use of intellectual and industrial property laws to maintain and extend a dominant position in the pharmaceutical industry, Jacqueline Rowland-Rouse

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Innovations in the law of lending : a study of the participation mortgage and a proposal for reform of the law of commercial mortgages, Lenore Ruth Rowntree

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Criminal prosecutions, the defence of religious freedom and the Canadian charter, Wallace Rozefort

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The case for a second look at Canadian bank insolvency legislation, Mary Louise Ruhl

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Stillborn autonomy : why the Representation Agreement Act of British Columbia fails as advance directive legislation, Joan L. Rush

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Modern human rights : the Aboriginal challenge, Kelly Harvey Russ

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Labour development : the improbable reconciliation of globalization with the rights of workers, Robert Marc Russo

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Capital gains and surplus stripping, Peter E. Salvatori

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The impact of the law of the sea convention on vessel-source pollution enforcement in the exclusive economic zone, George Agyemang Sarpong

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The remedy of substantive consolidation under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act : a closer examination of domestic and cross-border issues, Helen Mary Emma Sevenoaks

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Ownership and control of foreign direct investment : India and Canada, Kavita A. Sharma

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Aboriginal participation in the Vancouver/Whistler 2010 Olympic Games : consultation, reconciliation and the new relationship, Robin Sidsworth

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Standby letters of credit and fraud, Pierre Sigrist

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Shareholder’s personal actions : a comparative study, David Keith Simcock

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The right of succession in international law : a new theory of legitimacy, Gerry J. Simpson

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Function of purpose in the legal system, Vanda Skonieczna

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Legal rights to information and skilled employees in the computer industry, Gerald Gilbert Smeltzer

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Title to Indian reserves in British Columbia : a critical analysis of order in council 1036, Donald Myles Smith

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Increasing the emphasis on the child in the resolution of custody disputes, Steven Andrew Strickland

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The development of the implied terms on quality and fitness in sale of goods in Britain and Canada, Elaine Elizabeth Sutherland

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Tax policy and tax avoidance : the general anti-avoidance rule from a tax policy perspective, Michael Brendan Taylor

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An analysis of the abortion argument, Andrew Thompson

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Directors’ duty of care, diligence and skill : a comparative study of Japanese and Canadian law, Tetsuro Toriumi

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From substantive due process to substantive principles of fundamental justice, Luc Tremblay

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Refugee protection for people with mental disabilities under international law, George Tsiakos

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The social responsibility of corporations in East Africa, Charles Mureisya Twinomukunzi

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Choice of law in international commercial arbitration, Juliet Lami Umaru

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Legal aspects of countertrade under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the national laws of Canada and Thailand, Kitipong Urapeepatanapong

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The allocation of responsibility for the maintenance of the single parent family, Ian Violet

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The process of law reform : focus on the new B. C. companies act, Mary Anne Waldron

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Inequality in British Columbia : what role does tax policy play?, Kimberly Dawn Wallis

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Redefining and regulating public contracting in China : comparative and international perspectives, Chao Wang

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Misleading government information : an analysis of the legal remedies available to affected citizens, Ian Robert Ward

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Te Mana Motuhake Me Te Iwi Maori : indigineous self determination, Joseph Victor Williams

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Juvenile delinquents, young offenders and young persons in conflict with the law: a study of Juvenile delinquency law reform in Canada, Lorne H. Wolfson

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Reconciliation of non-market economies : GATT trade rules, Yao Yuan Xia

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Liability for marine pollution by ships, Charles A. Young