Robert Sharpe is a member of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He taught at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto from 1976 to 1988 and served under Chief Justice Brian Dickson as Executive Legal Officer at the Supreme Court Canada from 1988 to 1990. Robert Sharpe was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in 1990, to the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division) in 1995 and to the Court of Appeal in 1999. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, 1991, Senior Fellow of Massey College, and was awarded the Mundell Medal for Distinguished Contribution to Law and Letters in 2009. In 2011, he was appointed as a Visiting Professor, Oxford University and received honorary doctorate degrees from the Law Society of Upper Canada and the University of Windsor. His publications include Brian Dickson: A Judge’s Journey (with Kent Roach) (2003), The Charter of Rights and Freedoms (with Kent Roach) (5th ed. 2013), The Persons Case: The Origins and Legacy of the Fight for Legal Personhood (with Patricia McMahon) (2007) and The Lazier Murder, Prince Edward County, 1884 (2011).