Hamish Stewart

Hamish Stewart is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, where he has taught criminal law, evidence, and legal theory since 1993. Before attending law school, he studied and taught economics, receiving his B.A. from the University of Toronto in 1983 and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1989, and teaching in the economics department at Williams College in Massachusetts. He received his LL.B. degree from the University of Toronto in 1992, clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal in 1992-93, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. Professor Stewart is the principal author of Sexual Offences in Canadian Law (Canada Law Book, 2004), and the General Editor of Evidence: A Canadian Casebook, 3d ed. (Emond Montgomery, 2011). He is the author of the Evidence title of Halsbury’s Laws of Canada (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2010) and of Fundamental Justice, a treatise on s. 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (forthcoming from Irwin Law). He is also the author of numerous scholarly papers in criminal law, evidence, legal theory, and economics. Since 2009, he has been an Associate Editor of the Canadian Criminal Cases.




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