Frederick DeCoste

Frederick DeCoste

Frederick C. DeCoste, Professor, B.A. (St. Dunstan's), M.S.W. (Carleton), LL.B. (Dist.) (Sask.), LL.M. (Osgoode)

Professor Frederick DeCoste teaches jurisprudence, legal foundations, and the graduate seminar at the University of Alberta, faculty of law. His articles have appeared in law journals in the United Kingdom and the United States and in legal and (occasionally) literary journals in Canada. He has authored or edited several books, most recently On Coming to Law: An Introduction to Law in Liberal Societies, Second Edition (Lexis, 2007) and The Holocaust's Ghost: Writings on Art, Politics, Law, and Education (University of Alberta Press, 2000; co-edited with Bernard Schwartz), which was awarded the 2001 Alberta Scholarly Book of the Year Award and the 2001 Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Award for Holocaust History. He is currently working on a book on the legal academy entitled Redeeming The Law School: Academic Lawyers, Limited Government, and the Passions of Tradition, that will appear in 2009.

Professor DeCoste has, in the past, been awarded a major SSHRC research grant and a McCalla Professorship. He joined the Faculty in 1987, has served as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and is a member of the Law Society of Alberta.

Articles by Frederick DeCoste

Legal scholars must speak up

The Canadian legal academy as a whole has become complicit in denying Canadians the truth About the appointment processes: Frederick C. DeCoste, professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, Edmonton

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Wallace C. Craig
Wallace G. Craig
Vice-Chairman
Author and Retired Criminal Court Judge
Larry Elford
Larry Elford
Director
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Glenn Fox
Glenn Fox
Immediate Past Chairman
Economist University of Guelph
Terrance L. Green
Terrance L. Green
Director
Lawyer and Equality Issues Advocate
Bruce Haines
Bruce Haines
Director
Retired Lawyer and Queens Counsel
David A. Kahn
David A. Kahn
Director
Professional Engineer
Rainer Knopff
Rainer Knopff
Director
Political Science University of Calgary
C. Gwendolyn Landolt
C. Gwendolyn Landolt
Director
Lawyer and Former Crown Prosecutor
Elizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall
Secretary
Author and Researcher
Robert I. Martin
Robert I. Martin
Director
Western University Faculty of Law
Al Rosen
Al Rosen
Director
Author and Forensic Accountant
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