Administrative Law & Regulation

The laws that relate to administrative decision-making, including the sources and uses of power by decision-makers, the review of administrative decisions by courts; and the law of subordinate legislation. Our faculty members are currently doing research in administrative law, health regulation, the regulation of professionals, regulatory compliance and enforcement, environmental assessment and adaptive management, regulatory issues related to environmental and energy law, and regulatory theory.

Our Researchers

Nigel Bankes

Nigel Bankes

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Circumpolar Law (Arctic)
  • Energy Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International¬† Water Law (especially the Columbia River Treaty)
  • Law of the Sea (especially dispute resolution)
  • Oil & Gas Law (regulation and private law)

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Shaun Fluker

Shaun Fluker

  • Public participation and community engagement with resources and environmental decision-making
  • Access to justice and accountability in energy and environmental law
  • The implementation of environmental norms in law
  • The regulation of environmental markets.

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Lorian Hardcastle

Lorian Hardcastle

  • Regulation and governance of the health care system
  • Hospital and governmental liability and accountability
  • Patient safety
  • Health system organization and finance
  • Comparative health policy
  • Self-regulation of health professionals

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Ian Holloway

Ian Holloway

  • Administrative Law
  • Legal History

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Al Lucas

Al Lucas

  • Regulatory issues related to energy and environmental law
  • Oil and gas law
  • Constitutional law
  • Judicial review

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Martin Olszynski

Martin Olszynski

  • Environmental Assessment and Adaptive Management
  • Ecosystem Services and Environmental Valuation
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Climate Change Litigation and Liability
  • Empirical Legal Research

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Deanne Sowter

Deanne Sowter

  • Legal Ethics
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Legal Profession

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Fenner Stewart

Fenner Stewart

  • Energy Market Reform
  • Corporate Governance
  • Responsible Regulation
  • Legal Theory

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