Civil disobedience and rule of law: Professor David Dyzenhaus for The Lawyer's Daily

Thursday, July 30, 2020

David Dyzenhaus is a University professor of law and philosophy at the University of Toronto. 

In an article for The Lawyer's Daily, published July 27, Dyzenhaus writes: 

Demise of rule of law: In Canada? Professor David Dyzenhaus for The Lawyer's Daily

Thursday, July 23, 2020

David Dyzenhaus is a University professor of law and philosophy at the University of Toronto. 

In an article for The Lawyer's Daily, published July 21, Dyzenhaus writes: 

Can COVID-19 contact tracing apps protect both your health and your privacy?

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Lisa Austin and David Lie

Professors Lisa Austin (Faculty of Law) and David Lie (ECE), photographed together before COVID-19 struck, are among a team of researchers and legal experts studying the privacy implications and the technology behind contact tracing apps. (Photo: Jessica MacInnis)

by Jessica MacInnis, U of T Engineering News

The Invention of the Police: The New Yorker cites U of T Law Professor Markus D. Dubber

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Why did American policing get so big, so fast?

In an article for The New Yorker, author Jill Lepore explores the history of U.S. policing and cites University of Toronto Faculty of Law Professor Markus D. Dubber, director of U of T's Centre for Ethics:

"Under the rule of law, people are equals; under the rule of police, as the legal theorist Markus Dubber has written, we are not. We are more like the women, children, servants, and slaves in a household in ancient Greece, the people who were not allowed to be a part of the polis."

Quebec's clinical triage protocol opens door to discrimination: Professor Trudo Lemmens for Policy Options

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The province must clearly commit to upholding its ethical and legal obligations to people living with a disability when ventilators are in shortage

Law Professor Trudo Lemmens, Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy and a professor with the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Joint Centre for Bioethics writes for Policy Options:

RCMP can't continue front-line policing without protecting communities: Op-Ed by Professor Kent Roach

Thursday, June 18, 2020

In an op-ed for the Globe and Mail, published June 17, Professor Kent Roach, Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy and and co-author Ian Scott, the former director of Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit and author of Issues in Civilian Oversight of Policing in Canada, write on why there must be standards for the oversight of force and reforms to its governance and complaints process.

Lawyer for the strongman: University Professor David Dyzenhaus for Aeon magazine

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Demagogues do not rise on popular feeling alone but on the constitutional ideas of Weimar and Nazi legal theorist Carl Schmitt

University Professor of Law and Philosophy David Dyzenhaus and the Albert Abel Chair of Law, writes for digital magazine Aeon.

He writes: