Prof. Martha Shaffer

Jackman Law Building
78 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5 

Tel.: 416-978-1752

Professor Shaffer joined the Faculty of Law in 1990 after serving as a law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson at the Supreme Court of Canada. She holds law degrees from Harvard and U of T.

Professor Shaffer teaches Criminal Law, Evidence Law and Legal Methods, and has taught Family Law as well as courses on cultural diversity and gender issues. She writes in the areas of family and criminal law, with a focus on gender, violence against women, and on the use of social science evidence to inform legal reasoning.