Adjunct Professor

David Cole, B.A. (York) 1970, LL.B. (York) 1973, was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1975. He practiced as criminal defence counsel for sixteen years, specializing in penal and parole litigation, was named to the bench of the Ontario Court of Justice in March 1991. He was seconded to act as co-Chair of the Commission on Systemic Racism in the Ontario Criminal Justice System (1992-1995). Justice Cole is co-author of Release from Imprisonment: The Law of Sentencing, Parole and Judicial Review (1991) and Making Sense of Sentencing (1999). Contact: