Dwight Newman

Dwight Newman is Professor of Law and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional Law and International Law at the University of Saskatchewan.  He completed his BA at Regina and JD at Saskatchewan and his BCL and DPhil at Oxford University, with his DPhil focused on legal philosophy in relation to collective rights.  He articled as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada, and he is a member of the Ontario and Saskatchewan bars.  He was a 2015/16 Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University; from Jan-Mar 2017, he is a Visiting Fellow at the Université de Montréal Faculté de Droit.  He will be a Herbert Smith Visiting Fellow at the Cambridge University Faculty of Law from mid-April till July 2017.  He has published around seventy-five articles or book chapters and ten books, including two books on the duty to consult doctrine that have been cited widely in the courts.