Aboriginal Law:

Bita Amani

Accident Law:

Erik Knutsen​

Canadian Legal System:

Nancy McCormack

Civil Procedure:

Erik Knutsen
Bruce Pardy​

Comparative Legal Traditions:

Martha Bailey
Joshua Karton

Conflict of Laws:

Martha Bailey
Joshua Karton​

Constitutional and Administrative Law:
[Including Public Law]

Sharryn Aiken
Beverley Baines
Lisa Kerr
Kathleen Lahey
Cherie Metcalf
Bruce Pardy
Jean Thomas
Grégoire Webber
Jacob Weinrib

Contracts:

Martha Bailey
Nick Bala
Art Cockfield
Lynne Hanson
Joshua Karton
Erik Knutsen
Nicolas Lamp
Michael Pratt

Corporate/Securities Law:
[Including International Trade & Investment Law, Business Associations]

William Flanagan
Gail Henderson
Mohamed Khimji

Criminal Law and Criminal Policy:
[Including Evidence, Sentencing, Criminal Procedure, Charter of Rights and Freedoms]

David Freedman
Lynne Hanson
Lisa Kerr
Lisa Kelly
Darryl Robinson
Don Stuart

Cyberspace Law:

Art Cockfield​

Elder Law:

David Freedman

Environmental Law:

Cherie Metcalf
Bruce Pardy​

European Union Law:

Art Cockfield
Kathleen Lahey

Family & Children’s Law:

Nick Bala
Martha Bailey
Lisa Kelly

Feminist Legal Studies:
[Including Law and Sexuality/Gender and Equality]

Bita Amani
Bev Baines
Lynne Hanson
Lisa Kelly
Kathleen Lahey
Patricia Peppin
Jean Thomas

Financial Regulation: Gail Henderson
Health Law:

Bita Amani
Lynn Hanson
Erik Knutsen​

Human Rights:

Beverley Baines
Kathleen Lahey
Jean Thomas
Grégoire Webber
Jacob Weinrib​

Immigration/Refugee Law:

Sharryn Aiken

Insurance:

Erik Knutsen​

Intellectual Property:

Bita Amani
Art Cockfield​

International Law:

Sharryn Aiken
Bita Amani
William Flanagan
Joshua Karton
Kathleen Lahey
Nicolas Lamp
Bruce Pardy
Darryl Robinson

Labour Relations:

Kevin Banks

Law and Economics:

Kathleen Lahey
Cherie Metcalf

Law and Psychology:

Nicholas Bala​

Law and Society:

Bita Amani
Sharryn Aiken
Joshua Karton
Lisa Kelly
Cherie Metcalf
Patricia Peppin​

Law and Technology:

Bita Amani
Art Cockfield​

Legal Research:

Nancy McCormack

Legal Theory, Jurisprudence & Political Philosophy:

Bita Amani
Leslie Green
Will Kymlicka
Nicolas Lamp
Bruce Pardy
Michael Pratt
Jean Thomas
Grégoire Webber
Jacob Weinrib​

Legislature and Legislation:

Nancy McCormack

Privacy Law:

Bita Amani
Art Cockfield​

Property:

William Flanagan
Kathleen Lahey
Bruce Pardy​

Remedies:

Michael Pratt

Surveillance Studies:

Bita Amani
Arthur Cockfield
David Lyon

Taxation:

Art Cockfield
Kathleen Lahey​

Torts:

Bita Amani
Lynne Hanson
Erik Knutsen
Bruce Pardy
Patricia Peppin
Michael Pratt
Jean Thomas

Wills & Trusts:

David Freedman

Aboriginal Law

Hugo Choquette

Introduction to Legal Skills & Aboriginal Law

Hugo Choquette has a PhD from the Queen’s Faculty of Law. Before returning to Queen’s Law to pursue graduate studies, he practiced in a small law office in Napanee, Ont. His research interests include language and law, constitutional law, and Aboriginal law. Over the last few years, he has taught introductory law courses both at the Faculty of Law and at Smith School of Business.

Sessional Instructor

Cherie Metcalf

Associate Professor

Cherie Metcalf is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Faculty of Law, where she has been teaching since 2004. She has a Ph.D. in Economics, Queen’s LL.B. and an LL.M. from Yale Law School. Prior to coming to Queen’s she clerked at the Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Arbitration

Joshua Karton

Associate Professor / Associate Dean, Graduate Studies & Research

Joshua Karton teaches and writes about international arbitration, comparative and international contract law, uniform law, globalization and law, international legal theory, and sociological analysis of law. His writing explores what happens when private actors from different backgrounds—legal, cultural, and linguistic—meet in the international legal arena.
Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Beverley Baines

Professor

Beverley Baines is a Professor of Public and Constitutional Law with a passion for illuminating the legal strategies the patriarchal state deploys to deny women their right to equality which is guaranteed in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Her passion dates from her involvement as a feminist constitutional consultant, first to the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women and then to the Ad Hoc Committee of Women on the Constitution during the Charter debates of 1980-1982.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Children’s Law

Nicholas C. Bala

Professor

Nicholas (Nick) Bala is an internationally recognized expert on issues related to children, youth and families in the justice system, and teaches in that area as well as Contract Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Civil Procedure

Erik Knutsen

Professor / Associate Dean, Academic

Erik S. Knutsen is Professor and Associate Dean (Academic) at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He has also taught in the Queen’s School of Medicine and as a core faculty member in Queens’ interdisciplinary Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality program. His areas of academic interest include insurance law, tort, accident law, medical malpractice, civil procedure and the civil litigation system.

Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Mary-Jo Maur

Assistant Professor

Professor Maur teaches teaches courses in family law and dispute resolution. Her research has focused on how the family law procedural system can better serve all parties in a family law dispute. She is a frequent invited presenter at a variety of top-level national legal fora, including the National Family Law Program and the National Judicial Institute. Professor Maur has twice been given the Law Students’ Society Teaching Excellence Award.

Faculty Members: Teaching
Comparative Law

Martha Bailey

Professor

Martha Bailey is a Professor of Law at Queen’s University, where she teaches Contracts, Family Law, and Conflict of Laws. She has also taught International Family Law in the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional LLM program and Comparative Law in the Bader International Study Centre Global Law Program. She was awarded the LSS Teaching Excellence Award in 2009. She has been a visiting researcher at the University of Iowa, NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad, India, Melbourne University, Emory Law School, and Vermont Law School.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Constitutional Law

Sharry Aiken

Associate Professor

Sharry Aiken is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Law with a cross appointment to Cultural Studies. She is an expert on immigration and refugee law and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada in a number of precedent setting immigration cases.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Jacob Weinrib

Assistant Professor

Jacob Weinrib is an Assistant Professor at the Queen’s Faculty of Law. He graduated from the Combined JD/PhD Program in Law and Philosophy at the University of Toronto, where he studied as a Vanier Scholar and received the David Savan Dissertation Prize. Before joining Queen’s, he held a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the New York University School of Law as a Global Hauser Research Fellow in the Center for Constitutional Transitions (2013-4) and as a Dworkin-Balzan Fellow in the Center for Law and Philosophy (2014-2015). Weinrib is the author of Dimensions of Dignity: The Theory and Practice of Modern Constitutional Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Contracts

Lynne Hanson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Lynne Hanson teaches in a variety of subjects for Queen's Law, including Torts, Criminal Law, Contracts Law and Legal Skills.
Faculty Members: Teaching

Gail Henderson

Assistant Professor

Professor Gail Henderson joined Queen's University Faculty of Law as assistant professor in July 2016. Her research interests include corporate law, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, securities regulation and the regulation of financial institutions.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Alyssa King

Assistant Professor

Alyssa King studies how adjudicators define their own roles and sources of legitimacy as well as issues of access to justice. She is particularly interested in the intersection of normative systems through mechanisms such as federalism, arbitration, and the reception of international law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Michael Pratt

Associate Professor

Michael Pratt is an Associate Professor of Law, cross-appointed to Philosophy, at Queen’s University. He studied at the University of Toronto, where he earned his BSc and, following an LLB from Osgoode, his LLM. He later obtained a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Sydney.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Sabine Tsuruda

Assistant Professor

Sabine Tsuruda is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s Law. She graduated from the Joint JD/PhD Program in Law and Philosophy at UCLA, where she studied as a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow and served as a Senior Editor of the UCLA Law Review. Prior to joining Queen’s, she was a Predoctoral Fellow in Law and Philosophy at UCLA. She also holds a BA in Political Science and a MA in Philosophy from Stanford University.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Corporate Law

Bill Flanagan

Dean and Professor of Law

Bill Flanagan holds a B.A. (English and Philosophy) from Carleton University (1982), a J.D. from the University of Toronto (1985), a D.E.A.

Administration
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Mohamed Khimji

Associate Professor / David Allgood Professor in Business Law

Mohamed Khimji is the inaugural holder of the David Allgood Professorship in Business Law and is currently visiting Yale Law School as an Associate Research Scholar in Law. His research interests lie in the areas of corporate law, commercial transactions, and intermediated securities.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Robert Yalden

Sigurdson Professor in Corporate Law and Finance

Robert Yalden is the inaugural holder of the Stephen Sigurdson Professorship in Corporate Law and Finance. Prior to joining Queen’s Law in 2018, Robert was a senior partner with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and an Adjunct Professor with McGill Law.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Criminal Law

Benjamin Ewing

Assistant Professor

Benjamin Ewing is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s Law. Prior to joining Queen’s, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Law. He earned his PhD in Politics from Princeton University, his JD from Yale Law School, and his AB in Applied Mathematics-Economics from Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude. At Princeton, Ewing was a Laurance S. Rockefeller Graduate Prize Fellow in the University Center for Human Values.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Lisa Kerr

Assistant Professor, Queen’s Law

Lisa Kerr is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s Law where she teaches courses on criminal law, sentencing and prison law.

Professor Kerr earned her JD at the University of British Columbia. She clerked with the BC Court of Appeal and was an associate at Fasken Martineau. She also served as staff lawyer at Prisoners’ Legal Services, Canada’s only dedicated legal aid office for prisoners.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Don Stuart

Sessional Professor

Don Stuart was appointed to Queen’s in 1975. One of Canada's leading figures in Criminal Law, he has authored several books and continues to edit Criminal Law Reports as well as teaching at Queen's as a professor emeritus following his retirement in 2018.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Sessional Instructor

Noah Weisbord

Associate Professor

Noah Weisbord is an Associate Professor at Queen's Law. His research focuses on the role of the criminal law in managing, reflecting or exacerbating intergroup conflict. A current project examines self-defence in Canadian criminal law from historical, comparative, and conceptual perspectives. Noah is a leading expert on the crime of aggression—individual criminal responsibility for aggressive war—and he assisted diplomatic delegations to define the crime. His monograph on the crime of aggression is forthcoming with Princeton University Press in 2018. 

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Elder Law

David Freedman

Associate Professor

David Freedman is an Associate Professor at Queen’s Law. He earned his LLB at Osgoode before obtaining postgraduate degrees (MA, PhD) at Oxford and Cambridge, respectively. Professor Freedman has taught trusts, wills and estates, estate litigation, civil procedure, and trial advocacy, subjects about which he has published extensively.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Environmental Law
European Union Law

Samuel Dahan

Assistant Professor

Samuel Dahan joined the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University as an Assistant Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in 2018. He is the Director of the Conflict Analytics Lab, a LegalTech global consortium on the application of data analytics and AI to dispute resolution and negotiation. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University, an affiliate faculty member of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, and a member of the European Incubator of the Brussels Bar.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Feminist Legal Studies

Bita Amani

Associate Professor

Bita Amani researches intellectual property law (domestic and International), intellectual property law theory and policy and its interaction with law and development, regulating genetics and new technologies, biopiracy and protection of traditional and cultural knowledge, regulatory and ethical Issues of medical/scientific research and its commercialization, privacy and data protection, social justice and regulatory diversity, feminist and critical legal studies.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Kathleen Lahey

Professor

Kathleen Lahey's research focuses on taxation, tax policy and property, as well as law, gender and equality. She, with Professor Bita Amani, runs Feminist Legal Studies Queen's.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Health Law

Patricia Peppin

Professor

Professor Peppin is currently working on images of inequality in prescription drug advertisements, and on innovation in the pharmaceutical field and its impact on women’s health.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Human Rights Law

Leslie Green

Professor

Leslie Green is the Professor of the Philosophy of Law and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He also holds a part-time appointment as Professor of Law and Distinguished University Fellow at Queen's. After beginning his teaching career at Lincoln College, Oxford, he moved to Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He has visited and taught at many other law faculties, including Berkeley, Columbia, NYU, Chicago and, for some years, at the University of Texas at Austin. He writes and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional theory, and moral and political philosophy.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Ardi Imseis

Assistant Professor

Ardi Imseis is interested in the intersection of power, politics, law, and justice, and the practical impact of those phenomena on international relations in general and on underrepresented peoples in particular. Professor Imseis is reading for a PhD at Cambridge, where his SSHRC-funded research critically examines the gulf between international law and United Nations action, using the question of Palestine as a case study.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

Jean Thomas

Assistant Professor, Queen's Law

Jean Thomas is Assistant Professor at Queen’s Law. She is joint convenor of the Colloquium in Legal and Political Philosophy. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Master of Arts in English Literature and a Juris Doctor, as well as of New York University, with a Master of Laws and a doctorate in law. Prior to joining Queen’s, Professor Thomas was a Post-doctoral Fellow at Stanford University’s McCoy Center for Ethics in Society and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Immigration Law

Ashwini Vasanthakumar

Queen’s National Scholar in Legal and Political Philosophy, Queen's Law

Ashwini Vasanthakumar is Queen’s National Scholar in Legal and Political Philosophy at Queen’s Law School and a researcher at the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm. She holds an A.B from Harvard; an M.A from the University of Toronto; a J.D from Yale Law School; and a DPhil from Oxford, where she studied as a Canadian Rhodes Scholar. She comes to Queen’s from the School of Law, King’s College London.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
International Criminal Law

Darryl Robinson

Darryl Robinson was a Hauser Scholar at New York University School of Law (LL.M International Legal Studies), where he received the Jerome Lipper Award for outstanding achievement in international law.  Prior to that, he was the Gold Medalist at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, where he was a President's National Scholar.

He articled at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Toronto and clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for Justice John Major.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
International Law

Nicolas Lamp

Assistant Professor

Nicolas Lamp joined the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University as an Assistant Professor in 2014. He also serves as the Academic Director of the Global Law Programs that Queen’s Law offers at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux castle, England, during the summer term. Prior to joining Queen's,

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Labour & Employment

Kevin Banks

Associate Professor; Director, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace

Director, Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Law and Technology

Arthur Cockfield

Professor

A tax law scholar and policy consultant, Arthur Cockfield is also known in the classroom as an innovative instructor who weaves narrative elements into his courses.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research

David Lyon

Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's Research Chair in Surveillance Studies, Professor of Sociology, Professor of Law

David Lyon's research, writing, and teaching interests revolve around major social transformations in the modern world. Questions of the information society, globalization, secularization, surveillance, and debates over “post-” and “digital” modernity feature prominently in his work. Lyon was formerly an editor of Surveillance & Society and is Associate Editor of The Information Society.
Faculty Members: Teaching and Research
Legal Research

Nancy McCormack

Librarian, Associate Professor

Nancy McCormack is an Associate Professor and Law Librarian at Queen’s University, where she teaches Torts and Advanced Legal Research for JD students and Legal Research and Writing for graduate students. She has co-authored numerous books including the Annotated Federal Interpretation Act, The Practical Guide to Canadian Legal Research, Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada, and Updating Statutes and Regulations for all Canadian Jurisdictions.

Faculty Members: Teaching and Research