Professor Efrat Arbel


B.A.: McGill University
J.D.: University of British Columbia
LL.M, SJD: Harvard Law School

Courses taught: Torts, Advanced Charter Law, Refugee Law (will be teaching Torts to Scow in 2016/17)

Areas of Research: Constitutional Law, Refugee Law, Prison law and Policy, Tort Law

Joined UBC in 2014

Non-Law Dream Job: Photographer

Favourite Book/Movie: The Godfather

Favourite Judicial Decision (and why):

At the moment, I’d have to say Doctors for Refugee Care v Canada, for recognizing that denying refugees health care amounts to “cruel and unusual treatment.”