Robson Crim has been bringing readers blogs since its inception one and a half years ago. We proudly published our inaugural peer reviewed journal last September and can announce it has been viewed over 20,000 times. This was all made possible by tremendous team work by collaborators, editors, students and staff. We have also published a number of reports, including our recent Criminal Case Annotations from 2017. We have worked hard to bring you the most talented collaborators from across Canada who can represent the leading thoughts and analyses in criminal law. We are now more than a blog. We are a nation-wide criminal law, criminology and criminal justice research hub. In this regard, we are proud to welcome Professor Benjamin Berger to our team. Professor Berger will be finishing up his term as Associate Dean (students) at Osgoode Hall and will then begin his contributions. Welcome aboard! To learn more about Professor Berger, read below.
Professor Benjamin Berger’s areas of teaching and research specialization are criminal and constitutional law and theory, law and religion, and the law of evidence.
He holds an appointment as an Associate Professor (status only) in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto and is a member of the faculty of the Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies at York University. Prior to joining Osgoode, Professor Berger was an associate professor in the Faculty of Law and held a cross appointment in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Victoria, where he began teaching in 2004. He served as law clerk to the Rt. Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Yale University. He has published broadly in his principal areas of research and and his work has appeared in multiple edited collections and in legal and interdisciplinary journals.