All Authors

  • Jim Phillips

    Jim Phillips is Professor of Law, History and Criminology at the University of Toronto, and editor-in-chief of the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History. He was law clerk to Madame Justice Bertha Wilson of the Supreme Court of Canada (1987-1988) before joining the University of Toronto. He has published numerous articles on British imperial history… Read more »

  • Richard W. Pound

    Richard Pound is a partner in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott and member of the firm’s Tax Group. His main areas of practice include tax litigation and negotiations with tax authorities on behalf of clients, in addition to general tax advisory work and commercial arbitration. He is a member of the Quebec and Ontario… 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 »

  • R.C.B. Risk

    Richard Risk is a former Professor of Law at the University of Toronto. He joined the Faculty in 1962, and consistently taught at least one course a year on legal history from 1964 on. Originally, Professor Risk’s legal scholarship focused principally on real estate law, while in later years he became one of the country’s… Read more »

  • Kent Roach

    Kent Roach is a Professor of Law, Criminology, and Political Science at the University of Toronto, and the Prichard-Wilson Chair of Law and Public Policy. He was law clerk to Madame Justice Bertha Wilson of the Supreme Court of Canada (1988-1989) before joining the University of Toronto. He has published numerous articles on the current… Read more »

  • Paul Romney

    Paul Romney has taught at the Center of Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and has written extensively on Canadian History.  

  • John Tupper Saywell

    The late Professor John Tupper (Jack) Saywell was one of Canada’s most distinguished political historians. He began teaching at the  University of Toronto in 1954, and was Editor of the Canadian Historical Review (1957 – 1963), and of the Canadian Annual Review (1960 – 1979). He was the author of The Office of Lieutenant-Governor: A… Read more »

  • Laurel Sefton MacDowell

    Professor MacDowell is Professor of History at the University of Toronto (Mississauga). She researches Canadian history, focussing in particular upon the history of the Canadian labour relations, and the environmental history of North America, particularly as it interacts with unions. She has published on the history of unions and the Canadian labour relations, including Remember… Read more »

  • Robert J. Sharpe

    Robert Sharpe has been a judge of the Ontario Court of Appeal since 1999. He was called to the bar in 1974 and practiced with MacKinnon McTaggart (later McTaggart Potts) in the area of civil litigation. He was a professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law from 1976 to 1988 where he researched… Read more »

  • James Snell

    James Snell is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at University of Guelph, where he has worked since 1968. His research interests include the history of divorce and marriage breakdown in Canada, Canadian political history and history of state policies regarding various social problems. He can be reached at