Faculty Available for the Media

In addition to the list below, faculty specializing in specific areas of law can be found by going to the Faculty Directory and choosing a category under the "Filter by Specialization" link on the left.

Listed below are faculty who can speak about the following topics:

Please note: should you require a faculty expert to speak to on an issue not covered below, please see our contact us page. For additional faculty information, including bios, see our faculty directory.

Aboriginal Law

Administrative Law

  • David Dyzenhaus - rule of law, terrorism and the law, transitional justice, judicial independence, administrative law
  • Audrey Macklin - citizenship law, immigration law, refugee law, law and multiculturalism, administrative law

Anti-Discrimination Law

  • Denise Réaume - tort law, discrimination law, feminist analysis of law
  • Lorraine Weinrib - Charter of Rights, comparative constitutional law, judicial activism, abortion, euthanasia, hate speech, Charter limitation and override clauses

Business Law

  • Anita Anand - corporate and securities law, and financial markets issues, equity crowdfunding
  • Mohammad Fadel
  • Edward Iacobucci - corporate law, competition law.
  • Ariel Katz - competition law
  • Brian Langille - labour policy, contract law, and issues of international economic integration
  • Jeffrey G. Macintosh - corporate law, corporate finance, securities regulation, venture capital, Canadian capital markets, financing small tech-based firms, initial public offerings, angel investing
  • Jim Phillips - property law, charities law
  • Michael Trebilcock - international trade law, law and economics
  • Catherine Valcke - contract law, contact theory, Quebec law, comparative private law (currently on leave)

Civil Law

  • Catherine Valcke - contract law, contact theory, Quebec law, comparative private law (on leave)

Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Law

  • Audrey Macklin - citizenship law, immigration law, refugee law, law and multiculturalism, administrative law

Constitutional Law

  • Brenda Cossman - censorship, pornography, freedom of expression, sexuality and the law, gay and lesbian legal issues, same sex couples, women and the law, feminism, legal regulation of adult relationships
  • Yasmin Dawood - election law (Canada & U.S.), constitutional law, right to vote, freedom of expression, law and politics, role of courts
  • Kent Roach - constitutional law, criminal justice, role of the courts, multidisciplinary law firms
  • David Schneiderman - Canadian federalism, the Charter of Rights, Canadian constitutional history, constitutionalism and globalization
  • Lorraine Weinrib - Charter of Rights, comparative constitutional law, judicial activism, abortion, euthanasia, hate speech, Charter limitation and override clauses
  • See also the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights: www.aspercentre.ca 

Contract Law

  • Brian Langille - labour law, international labour law, labour policy, contract law, and issues of international economic integration
  • Catherine Valcke - contract law, contact theory, Quebec law, comparative private law

Criminal Law

  • Bernard Dickens - criminal law, medical and health law, bioethics, medical ethics
  • Kent Roach - constitutional law, criminal justice, role of the courts, multidisciplinary law firms
  • Hamish Stewart - criminal law, evidence law
  • Michael Trebilcock - international trade law, law and economics

Environmental Law

  • Jutta Brunnée - international law, international environmental law, Kyoto protocol, developments in law on the use of force
  • Andrew Green

Election Law

  • Yasmin Dawood - election law (Canada & U.S.), constitutional law, right to vote, freedom of expression, law and politics, role of courts

Family Law

  • Brenda Cossman - family law, sexuality and the law, gay and lesbian legal issues, same sex couples, women and the law, feminism, legal regulation of adult relationships

Human Rights

Intellectual Property

  • Ariel Katz - innovation policy, computer law, intellectual property and e-commerce

International Law

  • Jutta Brunnée - international law, international environmental law, developments in law on the use of force
  • Brian Langille - labour law, international labour law, labour policy, contract law, and issues of international economic integration

Islamic Law

Judicial Activism

  • Kent Roach - constitutional law, criminal justice, role of the courts, multidisciplinary law firms
  • Lorraine Weinrib - Charter of Rights, comparative constitutional law, judicial activism, abortion, euthanasia, hate speech, Charter limitation and override clauses

Labour Law

  • Brian Langille - labour law, international labour law, labour policy, contract law, and issues of international economic integration

Medicine/Health and Law

  • Bernard Dickens - criminal law, medical and health law, bioethics, medical ethics
  • Trudo Lemmens - pharmaceutical regulation, medical research & biotechnology, general health law issues

Property Law

  • Larissa Katz - relationship between private and public rights, land use

Sexuality and Law

  • Brenda Cossman - family law, sexuality and the law, gay and lesbian legal issues, same sex couples, women and the law, feminism, legal regulation of adult relationships
  • Denise Réaume - tort law, discrimination law, feminist analysis of law

Terrorism and Law

  • Jutta Brunnée - international law, international environmental law, developments in law on the use of force.
  • Kent Roach - constitutional law, criminal justice, role of the courts, multidisciplinary law firms.
  • David Dyzenhaus - rule of law, terrorism and the law, transitional justice, judicial independence, administrative law
  • Audrey Macklin - citizenship law, immigration law, refugee law, law and multiculturalism, administrative law