About the Author

AuthorKent Roach
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About the Author
   is a professor of law at the University of Toronto. He formerly
served as law clerk to Justice Bertha Wilson of the Supreme Court and as dir-
ector of research to numerous inquiries and reviews, including the Commis-
sion of Inquiry into the Bombing of Air India Flight  and the Independent
Review of the Toronto Police’s Missing Persons Investigations that resulted
in the Missing and Missed Report () by Justice Gloria Epstein. He also
served on the research advisory committees for the Arar and Ipperwash
inquiries, which both involved a review of police conduct. He wrote expert
reports on pol ice-government relat ions for Ontario’s Ipperwa sh Inquir y and
Quebec’s Inquiry into the Protection of Journalist Sources. He has served
on the expert panels convened by the Canadian Council of Academies that
produced Policing in the st Century: New Policing for New Challenges
() and Towards Peace, Harmony and Well-Being: Policing in Indigenous
Communities (). He was volume lead for the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission’s volume ve on the legacy of residential schools for Indigenous
people. Acting pro bono, he has represented Aboriginal Legal Services in a
number of Supreme Court cases, including R v Gladue on sentencin g and Rv
Golden on police powers. He is the author with Craig Forcese of False Sec-
urity: e Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism, which won the 
Canadian Law and Society book prize . His book Canadian Justice Indigenous
Injustice: e Gerald Stanley and Colton Boushie Case was shor t-listed for
 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize and his Due Process and Victims’ Rights and
e Supreme Court on Trial were both shortlisted for the Donner Prize. He
was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in , appointed as a
member of the Order of Canada in , and awarded the Molson Prize for
contributions to the social sciences and humanities in .

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