Faculty of Law

Queen's University
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Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law

Allan Manson

B.A. (Toronto), LL.B.(Western), LL.M. (London) 

Faculty of Law
Queen's University
Kingston Ontario
K7L 3N6
tel: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74255
fax: (613) 533-6509
e-mail: mansona@queensu.ca


Teaching Subjects

  • Criminal Law
  • Sentencing and Imprisonment
  • Evidence

Recent Professional Achievements

  • Charles Gonthier Research Fellowship, 2010
  • Author of Law of Sentencing (2001)
  • Co-author of Sentencing and Penal Policy in Canada, 2nd Edition  (2008)

Current Research

  I am currently working on a second edition of “The Law of Sentencing” [with Dale Ives] and a paper on the potential relationship between FASD and the current sentencing theory debate.

Recent Publications

  • Recent  Crime Legislation and the Challenge for Prison Health Care, (2012) Canadian Medical Association Journal, Nov. 5, 2012(with Adelina Iftene
  • “Arbitrary Disproportionality: A New Charter Standard for Measuring the constitutionality of Mandatory Minimum Sentences” (2012), 57 SCLR
  • “The Integration of Sentencing Principles and Release mechanisms”  in Healy and Molinari, eds. Sentencing and Corrections: Sentencing Theory Meets Practise (CIAJ:2012), 149-166
  • “A Trip from Thoughtful to Thoughtless: Murder Sentencing in Canada”  Ismaili, Sprott, and Varma,eds. Canadian Criminal Justice Policy(OUP:2012)58-78