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Sujith Xavier

Introduction: Expanding the Circle in Rethinking Decolonizing Law

Sujith Xavier and Jeffery Hewitt, “Introduction: Expanding the Circle in Rethinking Decolonizing Law” in Sujith Xavier, Beverly Jacobs, Valarie Waboose, Jeffery Hewitt and Amar Bhatia, Decolonizing Law: Indigenous, Third World and Settler Perspectives (Taylor & Francis Group, Routledge Press, 2021). 
 
Book Description:
This book brings together Indigenous, Third World and Settler perspectives on the theory and practice of decolonizing law.

Book examines legal decolonization

Decolonizing Law book cover

Law professors have published the first edition of a book centred around the decolonization of law from three unique perspectives. Published by Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group), the book – Decolonizing Law: Indigenous, Third World and Settler Perspectives – studies the theory and practice of decolonizing law.

Professor Sujith Xavier to explore racial bias in legal system

Sujith Xavier

In Canadian courts, who gets to decide if race-based biases are likely to impact a legal outcome? More importantly, when is it appropriate to raise allegations of bias?

Professor Sujith Xavier will analyze these questions in his latest research project: “Who Gets to Decide? A Detailed Survey of Canadian Jurisprudence on Recusal Motions on Bias, Race & Decision Makers.”