The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 7(1), 2002, article 7.


Lorne Sossin



Lorne Sossin is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, where he teaches courses in administrative law, public administration, legal process and social policy. Prior to this appointment, he was a member of Osgoode Hall Law School's full-time faculty and the Department of Political Science at York University. He remains Co-Director of the Part-Time LLM in Administrative Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Professor Sossin is a former law clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada, a former Associate in Law at Columbia Law School and a former litigation lawyer with the firm of Borden & Elliot (now Borden Ladner Gervais). He holds doctorates from the University of Toronto in Political Science and from Columbia University in Law. Professor Sossin serves on the executive of the Ontario Bar Association, Administrative Law Section, the Canadian Association of Law Teachers, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, Tribunals Section, and is a member of the Board of the Income Security Advocacy Centre. He has published a wide range of articles in the fields of administrative law, constitutional law, civil litigation and public administration, including most recently "Speaking Truth to Power? The Search for Bureaucratic Independence" (2004) University of Toronto Law Journal (forthcoming) and "Discretion Unbound: Reconciling the Charter and Soft Law" (2003) 45 Canadian Public Administration 465-89. He is the author of Boundaries of Judicial Review: the Law of Justiciability in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 1999) and co-author of Public Law (Toronto: Carswell, 2002) (with Michael Bryant).



Published 28/04/2004

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