- MESc, University of British Columbia
- M.A., University of British Columbia
- LL.B., Osgood Hall Law School
- LL.M., Harvard University
Adjunct Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto, 1999-2001, 2010-present; Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1999-2003; Lecturer in Law, King’s College, University of London, 1993-94; Lawyer (Law Society of Upper Canada), 1995-present; Senior Advisor, Ogilvy Renault, 2009-present; Member of Provincial Parliament, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 1999-2009; Attorney General of Ontario, 2003-07; Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, 2003-05, 2007-08; Minister of Economic Development, 2008-09; Law Clerk to Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, Supreme Court of Canada, 1992-93.
Public Law (co-authored with Lorne Sossin) (Carswell, 2002); Briefcase on Criminal Law (co-authored with Julia Fionda) (Cavendish, 1998, 2nd ed. 2002). Articles in Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Canadian Bar Review, UBC Law Review, Saskatchewan Law Review, Criminal Law Quarterly.
- Public Policy and Law
- Canadian Politics and Law
- Aboriginal Peoples
- International Law
- Laws of Armed Conflict