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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Assessment and collection of corporate income tax in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta : the problems of an independent approach in a federal jurisdiction, Claire F. L. Young

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Strikes in essential services in British Columbia, Muhammad Masoud Uz Zafer

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Procedures for transferring to British Columbia the federal government’s interest in offshore oil and gas, Janice Zaharko

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The management of diversity : flexible integration in enviromental law through enhanced cooperation in the EU and harmonization in Canada, Marianne Freiermuth Abt

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A critical look at determinate theories of causation in law, Eric Adams

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The need for equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the United Nations Security Council, Adewale Wale Adeleke

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Salvaging the global neighborhood : multilateralism and public health challenges in a divided world, V. Obijiofor Aginam

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Corporate theory : jurisprudence’s heart of darkness, Bradley Allen

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Debating liberalism and political economy in the changing global order, Tomislav Alpeza

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Creating choices in the UK : re-imagining the female criminal justice system, Louise Elizabeth Alton

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Social clause in trade liberalization : an agenda for the Philippines in APEC, Maria Dulce Cecilia Amba-Cuenca

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Arbitration to resolve international commercial disputes under the Brazilian arbitration act : is Brazil a good site for arbitration?, Natalia Guajardo Amigo

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The regulation of direct foreign investment under the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement, Jude Thaddeus Amos

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Environmental audits: a multi-stakeholder perspective, Louise Aucoin

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Indigenous peoples’ rights in Chile and Canada : a comparative study, José Antonio Aylwin

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Protecting New Zealand construction subcontractors, Susan Catherine Baas

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Child pornography in the woodshed, Roy Baker

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Judicial respect for international commercial arbitration agreements in Canadian courts under the New York Convention and UNCITRAL model law, Alan Norman Barbour

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The legitimacy of the United Nations’ use of armed force in defence of the fundamental human rights on nationals, Nana Kojo Barnes

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Understanding economic inequality for women in Canada's retirement income system: reform, restructuring and beyond, Paula Elizabeth Barnsley

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The Rotterdam convention on hazardous chemicals and pesticides : a meaningful step towards environmental protection?, Paula Barrios

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The inherent right of aboriginal self-government in Australia, Olivia McLeod Barr

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Nicaea and sovereignty : Constantine's Council of Nicaea as an important crossroad in the development of European state sovereignty, Craig Garfield Bateman

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Re-thinking the common law of defamation : striking a new balance between freedom of expression and the protection of the individual’s reputation, Carolin Anne Bayer

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The evolution of copyright : Napster and the challenges of the digital age, Carmen Belcredi

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The body as excuse--biology, sex and crime: intersection of science, gender and law, Anne Elizabeth Beveridge

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How culture, law, and language are all barriers to effective cross-cultural legal communication, specifically international commercial contracts, Barbara Jane Beveridge

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Including the excluded : a minority conception of standing, Russell John Binch

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Court intervention in arbitral proceedings in countries adopting the uncitral model law on international commercial arbitration : an impact of legal culture on reception (case studies of Canada, Hong Kong and Russia), Ljiljana Biukovic

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Supervening illegality and international commercial arbitration, Ljiljana Biukovic

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A comparison of the role of the judge in alternative dispute resolution in France and British Columbia, Camille Blehaut

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"A criminal in one place, a gentleman in another" : regulating early Canadian gambling venues, James Robert Quartus Bliss

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The NAFTA’s institutions and dispute resolution mechanisms: a case for public participation, J. Scott Bodie

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Equality for same-sex couples : a Canadian approach, Matteo Bonini-Baraldi

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Competing imperatives : individual rights and international obligations in extradition from Canada to the U.S.A., Gary Botting

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Executive and judicial discretion in extradition between Canada and the United States, Gary Norman Arthur Botting

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The mother and child reunion: a reconception of child custody litigation and mediation, Brenda Susan Bourbonnais

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The use of automated document structuring and classification methods in the legal domain, Edward Charles Bradshaw

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A dynamics theory of justice : Nietzsche, Holmes, and self-organizing criticality, Murray James Braithwaite

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Starboard or port tack? : navigating a course to recognition and reconciliation of aboriginal title to ocean spaces, C. Rebecca Brown

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Towards transformative human rights practices : a reconsideration of the role of Canadian legal institutions in achieving social justice, Melina Buckley

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Hostis humani generis : piracy, terrorism and a new international law, Douglas Richard II Burgess

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Global competition policy and market access, Andrew James Burton

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Crossing the line : feminist international law theory, rape and the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Doris Elisabeth Buss

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"Public morals" and "honest practices" in German and Canadian unfair competition law : a proper means of responding to new challenge?, Thomas Buss

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Gender, power and justice : a feminist perspective on restorative justice and intimate violence, Angela Cameron

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The St. Clair case and the regulation of the obscene in pre-World War One Ontario, Lyndsay Mills Campbell

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Policing public authorities : the use of tort and human rights as a means of requiring state action, Alan McLeod Cassels

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Modified universality : the best model in regulating cross-border insolvency, Tin Yan Kerensa Chan

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The Crown’s duty to consult with First Nations, Mélanie Chartier

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Promises and challenges of internal dispute resolution in the corporate workplace, Lori Charvat

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Is Taiwan ready for the challenge of the WTO?: an examination of Taiwan's import safeguard clauses from a comparative perspective, Hsiao-Ting Chen

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Western countries’ antidumping laws against nonmarket economy countries & China’s reactions, Jia Chen

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Abused women and their protection in China, Min Chen

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The public interest in addressing systemic discrimination in British Columbia : a comparison of human rights enforcement models, Shelley Chrest

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The north-south dimension of health in the international law of environment and sustainable development, Jamil Cordeiro

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Filipina live-in caregivers in Canada: migrants' rights and labor issues (a policy analysis), Joseph Gerard B. Cuenca

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Weeping on cue : the socio-legal construction of motherhood in the Chamberlain case, Emma Cunliffe

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Social rights : the implications of selective constitutionalisation, Gillian Daly

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Bargaining in good faith in the New Zealand labour market: rhetoric or reality?, Geoff Davenport

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Prisons as big business, Frances Diepstraten

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The status and rights of indigenous peoples in international law : the quest for equality, Darlene (Dalee) Sambo Dorough

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Challenging the monologues: toward an intercultural approach to aboriginal rights, Emmet John Duncan

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Beyond territoriality: international regimes for the control of land-based marine pollution, Jaye Dana Ellis

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Legitimate governance and statehood in Africa: beyond the failed state and colonial determination, Chinedu Reginald Ezetah

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The Canadian approach to negligent misrepresentation: a critique of the reliance model of liability, John Fairlie

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Colonies, condoms and corsets : fertility regulation in Australia and Canada, Louise Morag Falconer

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Abortion, law and the ideology of motherhood: new perspectives on old problems, Eileen Veronica Fegan

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The professionalization of mediation, Mary Michelle Gallant

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Information disclosure and protection of investors in China’s securities market, Yan Gao

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Professionalism, self-regulation, and the problem of dual agency : the residential real estate industry in British Columbia, Karen Gee

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Prisoners : rights, rhetoric and reality, Jayshree Ghedia

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Potential value: a challenge to the quantification of damages for loss of earning capacity for female and aboriginal plaintiffs, Corinne Louise Ghitter

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Psychoanalytic theory in the context of a transformative politics, Leonidas Jason Glynos

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People and place as norms in multistate tort adjudication, Donald Scott Grattan

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The role of government and the constitutional protection of equality and freedom of expression in the United States and Canada, James Warren Grayson

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Towards integrity in tax law : the problem of form and substance in Canadian tax jurisprudence, Rajbir Singh Grewal

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Selective adaptation and legitimacy : public-private dynamics in China's TRIPS compliance, Wenwei Guan

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Problems of legitimacy regarding the European convention on human rights : formalism, fuzziness, or lack of theory?, Dóra Gudmundsdóttir

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Debating human rights and the rule of law in China : international actors' role in upholding basic standards, Jessica Amy Guitard

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Native title and the tide of history : shifting the sands, Brooke Hall

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Matter or mirage? : The public policy rationale for section 9 of the fair trading act 1986 (N.Z.), Christopher Brian Hall

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The child at the centre : rethinking child protection, Margaret Isabel Hall

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From aboriginality to governmentality : the meaning of section 35(1) and the power of legal discourse, David Hannigan

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The legal capture of British Columbia’s fisheries: a study of law and colonialism, Douglas C. Harris

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The road back from hell? : First Nations, self-government, and the universal goal of child protection in Canada, Sonia Ruth Harris

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Redefining disrepute : acknowledging social injustice and judicial subjectivity in the critical reform of section 24(2) of the Charter, Jordan William Derek Hauschildt

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Between concepts and context: protection of "personal freedom" : a comparative case study of German and Canadian criminal law, Anne-Katrin Heidt

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Ideology, social control, and the private facts tort, Emma Marilyn Henderson

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Eligibility to participate in the Olympics : ways to improve how disputes are resolved at games time, Nicholas James Hopewell

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Reviewable transactions in insolvency : the recognition of creditors’ interests in "subjective" and "objective" insolvency regimes, Andrew J. Horne

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Primary caregiving and "mothers with a difference" : A feminist analysis of developments in custody law, Nicole J. Horwitz

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Accessibility rights for disabled people, David Leigh Hosking

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Canada’s international posture on human rights : consequences in the domestic domain, Rebecca Winesanker Hunter

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¿Paz sin Justicia? Argentina’s "Dirty War" and gross violations of human rights : does impunity conform to international human rights norms?, Nancy-Louise E. Hustins

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Public policy and privatised justice : the setting aside of arbitral awards by national courts of the arbitral situs, Virtus Chukwutoo Igbokwe

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Mareva injunction and Japanese provisional remedy, Yoshifumi Ikeda

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Federalizing the conflict of laws : some lessons for Australia from the Canadian experience, Andrew Lee Jackson

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Genocide, culture, law: aboriginal child removals in Australia and Canada, Jacqueline Jago

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Closing the gap between tax law and family law on marital breakup, Soraya M. Jamal