Bruce P. Elman
Dean and Professor of Law
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Biography

Bruce Elman was appointed Dean of Law at the University of Windsor in 2000. Previously, Professor Elman was Belzberg Professor of Constitutional Law and Chair of the Centre for Constitutional Studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta. He joined Alberta in 1975 and attained the rank of Professor in 1985. In 1985-86, Professor Elman was Walter S. McCalla Research Professor at Alberta. From 1991-1994, he served as Associate Dean of Law.

Professor Elman has been Visiting Professor of Law and Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on two occasions, 1988 - 1989 and 1995 - 96. He continues to serve as a member of the Academic Advisory Committee for the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies at Hebrew University. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School (1981 - 82) and a Visiting Professor at Niigata University in Japan (1994). Professor Elman was the recipient of the Tevie H. Miller Award for Teaching Excellence (1999). He also received a teaching award from Hebrew University (1996). He has published numerous works on criminal law, evidence, constitutional law, freedom of expression, law and religion, and multiculturalism.

He serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Legal Assistance of Windsor, Community Legal Aid, and the University of Windsor Mediation Service.

Key Works


Recent Speeches and Unpublished Papers


belman@uwindsor.ca

519-253-3000 (2930)

Curriculum Vitae
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Education
B.Sc. (Honours), McGill University, 1971
LL.B., Dalhousie Law School, 1974
LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1975
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Expertise
Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Freedom of Expression
Law and Religion
Professional Responsibility