Allan C. Hutchinson, LLB (London), LLM  (Manchester), LLD (Manchester), FRSC, Barrister of Gray's Inn, and of the Bar of Ontario.

Holding an LL.D. from the University of Manchester and being a member of Gray’s Inn as well as the Law Society of Upper Canada, he has been a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University since 1982.  During that time, he has also held a variety of visiting appointments around the world, including University of Wales, London, Sydney, Monash, and Toronto.  He was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in 2007.  He was appointed to the position of Distinguished Research Professor at York University in 2006, has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the University-wide Teaching Award.  

He is a legal theorist of international repute.  He has published and/or edited over 20 books, including The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized, Evolution and The Common Law, Is Eating People Wrong?: Leading Cases and The Common Law, Laughing At The Gods: Great Judges in The Common Law and Fighting Fair: Legal Ethics for an Adversarial Age. He has also contributed many chapters in books and numerous articles in the world’s leading law reviews.  He has also published many essays, notes and comments in a range of popular newspaper outlets and is a regular contributor to the media.