Craig Forcese

Craig Forcese is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law (common law section) at the University of Ottawa. He teaches public international law, national security law, administrative law and public law/legislation. Much of his present research and writing relates to national security, human rights, and democratic accountability. Professor Forcese is the author of National Security Law: Canadian Practice in International Perspective (Irwin Law, 2008) and co-editor of Human Rights and Anti-terrorism (Irwin Law, 2008). He is also co-author of International Law: Doctrine, Theory and Practice (Irwin Law, 2d Ed 2014, 1st Ed 2007) and Laws of Government: The Legal Foundations of Canadian Democracy (Irwin Law, 2005, 2nd Edition 2011). Prior to joining the law school faculty, Craig practiced law with the Washington D.C. office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP for two years, specializing in international trade and commercial law. He has a B.A. from McGill (1992), an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (1997), an LL.B. (summa cum laude) from University of Ottawa (1997) and an LL.M. from Yale University (2001). He is a member in good standing of the bars of Ontario, New York, and the District of Columbia.