All Authors

  • Harry W. Arthurs

    BA, LLB (TORONTO) LLM (HARVARD) LL.D. (hon) SHERBROOKE, BROCK, LAW SOCIETY OF ONTARIO, MCGILL, MONTREAL, TORONTO, YORK, SIMON FRASER, D.C.L. (hon) WINDSOR, D. LITT. (hon) LETHBRIDGE, FRSC, FBA Harry Arthurs OC OO is University Professor Emeritus and President Emeritus of York University. He was the Canada Council’s first Killam Laureate in the Social Sciences (2002)… Read more »

  • Eric Reiter

    B.A. (Cornell), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto), LL.B., B.C.L., LL.M. (McGill), member (retired) of the Barreau du Québec. Eric H. Reiter is an Associate Professor in the Department of History, Concordia University, where he teaches legal history and is the director of the Law and Society program. He is (since 2017) co-editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of… Read more »

  • Anthony Adamson (1906 – 2002)

    Anthony Patrick Cawthra Adamson was a leading expert in Ontario’s architectural heritage. He began his career as an architect, but proceeded to work as a professor at the University of Toronto (1955-1965), a town planner and a municipal reeve for the Township of Toronto (now Mississauga). He was the chief designer of Upper Canada Village… Read more »

  • Ellen Anderson

    Ellen Anderson is a partner at Anderson Adams Lawyers in Innisfil. . She worked for twelve years as a college teacher and took time to raise her children before embarking on her legal career. She was awarded the Canadian Bar Association Viscount Bennett Fellowship to write the authorized biography of Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (1999)…. Read more »

  • John Douglas Arnup (1911 – 2005)

    After being called to the bar in 1935 John Arnup practiced with Mason, Foulds, Davidson, Carter & Kellock (now Weir and Foulds). During his time at the firm, he became one of Toronto’s most highly regarded litigators. Arnup was elected a Bencher to the Law Society of upper Canada in 1952 and Treasurer in 1963…. Read more »

  • Constance Backhouse

    Professor Backhouse is the Distinguished Professor, University Research Chair in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa. She researches and teaches in the areas of criminal law, human rights, legal history, and women and the law. Professor Backhouse was President… Read more »

  • Nancy Backhouse

    Madam Justice Nancy Backhouse is currently serving on the Superior Court of Justice for Ontario. Before her appointment to the bench, Justice Backhouse was a family law lawyer and labour arbitrator. She was also a bencher and chair of the Admissions and Equity Committee of the Law Society, vice-chair of the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board,… Read more »

  • G. Blaine Baker

    G. Blaine Baker was a Professor Emeritus at McGill University before his untimely death in 2018. Prior to joining McGill in 1981 he was a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. During his time at McGill he served as Associate Dean (Academic) from 1999 to 2001 and Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) from… Read more »

  • Jerry Bannister

    Jerry Bannister is an Associate Professor of History at Dalhousie University. He has researched and published several books and articles on British North America with an emphasis on Newfoundland and the Atlantic. His work has earned him several accolades including the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize of the Canadian Historical Association for the best book… Read more »

  • Benjamin Berger

    Benjamin Berger is Associate Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Socio-Legal Studies Program at York University. He was previously at the University of Victoria, where he was an associate professor in the Faculty of Law and held a cross appointment in the Department of… Read more »