David Schneiderman
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David Schneiderman is Professor of Law at the University of Toronto where he teaches courses on Canadian and U.S. constitutional law and on international investment law and law and globalization.

He has authored numerous articles and edited several books on Canadian and comparative constitutional law and constitutionalism and globalization, and recently authored Constitutionalizing Economic Globalization: Investment Rules and Democracy's Promise (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Professor Schneiderman has been Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the New School for Social Research and the School of Law, Columbia University.

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Banning the Niqab Undermines Canadian Values

(4) Comments | Posted October 16, 2015 | 2:46 PM

It is extraordinary and unprecedented that a federal political party would want to wage, as part of its re-election campaign, a war on niqab-wearing Muslim women. The sequence of events that led up to the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision suggest that events played out exactly as Conservative strategists...

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Yet Another Blow to Free Speech

(1) Comments | Posted August 11, 2011 | 12:28 PM

Academic discourse is mostly known for being either one of two things -- dry as toast or stinging as nettles -- all in the interest of testing, scrutinizing, and assessing scholarly claims. Outbreaks of politeness are rare. Why, then, should academics expect to be able to recover damages for unfavourable...

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Why a Free Press Need Not Push Ethics to the Edge

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 11:59 AM

In a revealing exchange with Rupert Murdoch before the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee of the House of Commons, MP Tom Watson asked: Mr Murdoch, why was no one fired in April [2010], when News International finally admitted that News of the World had been engaged in...

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