19 Search Results for: Legal Academics


  • 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 »

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  • R. Blake Brown

    R. Blake Brown is a Professor in the Department of History at Saint Mary’s University, and an Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Law. Professor Brown researches and teaches in the areas of modern Canadian history, legal history and the history of Atlantic Canada. Professor Brown has been the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair and… Read more »

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  • Lori Chambers

    Lori Chambers is a professor in the department of Women’s Studies at Lakehead University and is the current Undergraduate Chair of the department as well as a member of the Senate. She teaches in the areas of feminist theory, queer studies and women’s legal history and contemporary legal issues. Professor Chambers research focuses on adoption,… Read more »

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  • Shelley Gavigan

    Shelley A.M. Gavigan, BA (Saskatchewan), LLB (Saskatchewan), MA (Toronto), LLM (Osgoode Hall Law School), SJD (University of Toronto). Shelley Gavigan is Professor Emerita and Senior Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School, having retired as Professor of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in January 2017. She is a retired member of the Law… Read more »

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  • Peter Oliver

    Professor Oliver was a Professor of History at York University for over 40 years, beginning as a full time lecturer in 1965. His work focused mainly on the political and legal history of Ontario in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as correctional history and penology. He was noted for his work on a… Read more »

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  • 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 »

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  • 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 »

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  • 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 »

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  • Barry Wright

    Barry Wright is a professor in the Department of Law at Carleton University. His teaching interests are the history of criminal law and its administration, comparative colonial legal history, constitutional law and legal, social and political theory. Since joining Carleton in 1986, he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies… Read more »

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  • Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume VIII: In Honour of R.C.B. Risk

    edited by G. Blaine Baker & Jim Phillips. Published with the University of Toronto Press, 1999. Collections of essays are usually organised around a particular theme. This book, which represents Canadian legal historians’ tribute to Professor Dick Risk, is, at first glance, something of an exception to that practice. The essays here cover subjects which range… Read more »