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Practicing Lawyer

Phone: (416) ***-****  HQ Phone
Asper Centre
The David For Constitutional Rights 39 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto , Ontario M5S 2C3


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.A. , Philosophy
    University of Western Ontario
  • B.A. , Honours Philosophy
    Carleton University
  • LL.B.
    University of Toronto
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John Norris - Constitutional Litigator in Residence, 2 May 2014 [cached]
> Asper Centre > Who We Are > Constitutional Litigator in Residence > John Norris - Constitutional Litigator in Residence
John Norris - Constitutional Litigator in Residence
John Norris is a practicing lawyer in Toronto. He received a B.A. (Honours Philosophy) from Carleton University and an M.A. (Philosophy) from the University of Western Ontario. He received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1991 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1993. Since then he has maintained a trial and appellate practice in the areas of criminal, constitutional and national security law. He is an adjunct member of the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, where he has taught Advanced Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Advanced Evidence and Legal Ethics, and of Osgoode Hall Law School, where he has taught in the part-time LL.M. Program in Criminal Law. He is the author of several scholarly articles, an Assistant Editor of the Canadian Rights Reporter and a frequent contributor to continuing legal education programs. He acts regularly on interventions by public interest groups in appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. In 2008, he was appointed by the Minister of Justice to the roster of Special Advocates for security certificate proceedings under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. In 2011, he received the Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility.
In the News, 2 May 2014 [cached]
The Law Times Report on the Asper Centre's 2013-2013 Consitutional Litigator in Residence, John Norris.
Torontoist An article concerning the panel discussion presented by the David Asper Centre at the University of Toronto which reflected on the SCC decision in R v. Morgentaler from 25 years ago, whereby Canada's abortion law was struck down using the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
"Mtv News" related terms, short phrases and links, 20 Mar 2013 [cached]
John Norris (born 1959) is a reporter and special correspondent for MTV News and the MTV Radio Network.
This has been John Norris ..., 9 Dec 2003 [cached]
This has been John Norris with MTVNews, stay tuned for more 10 to the hour, every hour.
... - MTV's John Norris: Awards to offer surprises - September 5, 2001
CNN's Carol Lin spoke with MTVNews correspondent John Norris for a preview.
Vegan Gal, 28 Oct 2011 [cached]
John Norris - MTV Newscaster
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