|Present||Dean, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
|Present||Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
Assistant: Cathy Malisani
Boundaries of Judicial Review: The Law of Justiciability in Canada, Second Edition Books (2012)
This book is an innovative work on the scope of judicial decision-making in Canada. Boundaries of Judicial Review: The Law of Justiciability in Canada, 2nd Edition explores the restrictions on which matters courts may decide ...
Dilemmas of Solidarity: Rethinking Redistribution in the Canadian Federation Books (2006)
Since the rise of the Canadian welfare state in the aftermath of the Second World War, the politics of social policy and fiscal federalism have been at the centre of federal-provincial relations. Recent events have ...
Access to Care, Access to Justice: The Legal Debate Over Private Health Insurance in Canada Books (2005)
Historically, the Supreme Court of Canada has avoided direct intervention in health care policy-making. This posture changed dramatically with the release of the Chaoulli decision in June 2005. In a narrow four-to-three decision, the Supreme ...
Public Law: An Overview of Aboriginal, Administrative, Constitutional and International Law in Canada Books (2002)
Public Law provides comprehensive coverage, in one volume, of topics that affect the practice of every lawyer and anyone studying the law: Charter litigation, federalism, Aboriginal law, public international law and administrative law. For practitioners ...
Canada’s Judges Urged to Speak Out and Change Outdated Perceptions The Globe and Mail (2017)
A newly retired chief judge says Canada’s judicial leadership needs to “get into the 21st century” and speak publicly about the issues facing the justice system, rather than hiding behind the outdated notion that judges ...
Gail Cohen Named to Osgoode Hall Law Journalist in Residence Position Canadian Lawyer (2017)
The former editor-in-chief of Canadian Lawyer magazine, InHouse magazine and Law Times has been named one of two journalists appointed to Osgoode Hall Law School’s inaugural Journalist in Residence Program for the fall of 2017. ...
A Flex-Time JD in Canada: New Approaches to the Accessibility of Legal Education Canadian Bar Review 95:1 (2017)
This article examines accessibility and inclusion in legal education. Responding to the Canadian Bar Association’s call for accessible and innovative legal education in the Futures Report, this study explores the possibilities (and limits) of a ...
Charter Litigation, Social and Economic Rights & Civil Procedure Journal of Law and Social Policy (2017)
In this article we consider the scope of social and economic rights litigation under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms with reference to the recent right to housing case, Tanudjaja v Canada (Attorney General). In ...
Justiciability, Access to Justice and the Development of Constitutional Law in Canada 45(4) Federal Law Review 707 (2017)
Concentrating on Canadian experience, specifically litigation under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (the ‘Charter’), this article seeks to reconcile the access to justice benefits of summary procedures with the government litigant’s duty to ...
Law School as Social Innovation 48 VUWLR 225, 2016 ALTA Conference Special Issue (2017)
Legal education is in the midst of a range of challenges and disruptions. This address outlines these dynamics, and explores the potential of social innovation as a model for law schools which both responds to ...