Western Law

Huscroft, Grant

BA (UWO) 1981, LLB (Queen's) 1984, LLM (Auckland) 1987, Member of the Ontario Bar and New Zealand Bar.


Professor Huscroft joined the Faculty of Law at Western in 2002. He was a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland from 1992-2001 and was a visiting professor at McGill Faculty of Law in 1998.

Professor Huscroft is a member of the Health Professions Appeal Review Board and the Health Services Appeal Review Board and conducts reviews and hearings under a variety of legislation.

He established the Public Law and Legal Philosophy Research Group with Professor Bradley Miller in 2008. His research interests include: Canadian, American, New Zealand, UK, and Australian Constitutional Law; Constitutional Interpretation; Judicial Review; Human Rights; Legal Theory.

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Recent papers are available on the Social Science Research Network SSRN at: http://ssrn.com/author=114811.

Professor Huscroft is co-author of the treatise The New Zealand Bill of Rights (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2003) and has edited seven collections of essays:

Proportionality and the Rule of Law: Rights, Justification, Reasoning (New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)

The Challenge of Originalism: Theories of Constitutional Interpretation (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011, with Bradley Miller)

A Simple Common Lawyer: Essays in Honour of Michael Taggart A (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2009, with David Dyzenhaus and Murray Hunt);

Expounding the Constitutional (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008);

Inside and Outside Canadian Administrative LawUniversity of Toronto Press, 2006, with Michael Taggart);

Constitutionalism in the Charter Era (Toronto: LexisNexis-Butterworths, 2004, with Ian Brodie);

Litigating Rights: Perspectives from Domestic and International Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2002, with Paul Rishworth);

Rights and Freedoms (Wellington: Brookers, 1995, with Paul Rishworth).

Teaching In 2013-2014

Course Term Credits
Administrative Law 5200A 001 Fall 4
Advanced Constitutional Law - Charter of Rights 5330A 001 Fall 4
Constitutional Law 5110 001 Fall, Spring 5
Pre-Eminent Public Law Scholars Series (ST) 5906 001 Fall, Spring 3

Email: ghuscrof@uwo.ca
Phone: 519 661-2111 ext. 88375
Office: LB 103