Proposed Policy Write-up: Stop the Cyberbullying of Pre-teen Girls – Anupa (Iman) Ghosh, Debora Anthonypillai, and Natalie Doust

Click here to read more about this policy write-up!




Whew! Can’t believe it’s been a year since we’ve started! It’s been a blast working on putting these events together and we can’t wait to see what’s in store for LASOC next school year. But the year’s not over yet!

Upcoming, we have a resume workshop and networking social, a panel about youth homelessness, and our last Prof Talk of the school year! It may be our last month, but we certainly aren’t slowing down 🙂

But before we sign off on the school year, we would love to have you join our team! If you’re interested in becoming part of the event planning crew, the graphic design team, or any part of Law and Society Chats, then apply!

Go to this link and apply by Wednesday, March 8, 11:59pm!

E-mail us at if you have any questions!


LASOC x 5 Days for the Homeless: Homelessness in Canada

LASOC x 5 Days for the Homeless: Homelessness in Canada

UBC Law and Society Chats and 5 Days for the Homeless are co-hosting an event about youth homelessness with two amazing speakers:

Theresa Harding– Manager of Metro Vancouver Region’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy, and

Mark Savard- Covenant House Vancouver‘s Development Officer

Come learn more about youth homelessness! Meet this year’s 5 days for the homeless team! Chat and have PIZZA!!!

Here‘s the FB event!

Hope to see you there 🙂

APO x LASOC Par-tea: Resume Workshop & Networking Social

APO x LASOC Par-tea: Resume Workshop & Networking Social

Hello friends!

Scared of the world after university? Want to sharpen that resume? Come by our Par-Tea!

Alpha Phi Omega and Law and Society Chats are hosting an hour long workshop and networking social this Wednesday, March 1 from 5-7pm at Lev Bukhman Theatre Lounge at UBC NEST!

The workshop will be led by UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, featuring topics on resumes/cover letters, interview tips, and networking.

Did I mention that there will be pizza and tea?

Here‘s the FB event!

Hope to see you there 🙂

Welcome Back! and Update on Upcoming Events!

Hello all!

Apologies for the hiatus on WordPress! We’ve got some exciting events in the works for February and March (and we’ve had some great events in January)!

January Highlights!

We partnered with UBC Psychedelics Society to give you a guest speaker panel on Canada’s Drug Policy. Last January 12th, we had guest speakers Executive Director of MAPS Canada Mark HadenAlex Betsos from Karmik and Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy Board, and Stephanie Lake, a PhD student in UBC School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) and Board Member of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy.

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LASOC Presents: Meet a Lawyer with David Eby!

LASOC Presents: Meet a Lawyer with David Eby!
We would like to acknowledge that this event is taking place on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking people.

Here’s some more info on the event:

Date: Mon, November 21 @ 6:30PM-8:00PM
Location: Peter A. Allard Room 112, UBC

What is this talk about and Who is David Eby?
For our fourth installment in our speaker series, we are inviting award-winning human rights lawyer David Eby to come speak to us about what it’s like being a lawyer in Vancouver, what law school was like, and the ups and downs to being a lawyer.

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Upcoming talk: Access to Justice & Indigenous Laws

Join Professors Val Napoleon and Hadley Friedland in exploring how Indigenous legal aspirations and legal reasoning form justice today, and how Indigenous justice concepts might reconcile with Canadian state justice concepts.

When: Wednesday, November 23, 5:00-6:30pm

Where: Green College Coach House, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road

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