Western Law

Libman, Justice Rick

BA (York), LL.B. (Windsor), LL.M. (Osgoode), PhD (Osgoode); Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada


Professor Libman is an adjunct professor who has taught advanced criminal law, sentencing and regulatory offences at Western since 2002. He was called to the bar in 1982 and worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney and later Crown Counsel, appearing in all levels of court in Ontario, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. He was designated as a certified specialist in criminal law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He has written extensively in the area of motor vehicle law, and was made associate editor of the Motor Vehicle Reports and editor of the Journal of Motor Vehicle Law. Other publications include the Law of Robbery and annual publications on the Provincial Offences Act, Contraventions Act and Rules of Court. In 1996, he was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice where he serves as the chair of the Courtís rules committee. His most recent publications are Libman on Regulatory Offences in Canada, Handling Provincial Offence Cases in Ontario, Criminal Trial Rules in Provincial Courts in Canada. He has also lectured in criminal law related courses at Windsor and Osgoode Hall law schools, as well as Victoria University at Wellington (New Zealand).

Teaching In 2013-2014

Course Term Credits

Current Active email: rick.libman@rogers.com
Email: rlibman@uwo.ca
Phone: (416) 314-3975
Office: Ontario Court of Justice