John Norris has been an adjunct member at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, since 1996, teaching Advanced Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Advanced Evidence, Advanced Constitutional Law and Legal Ethics. He has also taught at Osgoode Hall Law School in the part-time LL.M. program. In 2014, he was invited to join the faculty of The Philippe Kirsch Institute.
John is a regular contributor to continuing legal education programs for the broader legal community including judges, defence lawyers, Crown counsel and advocacy groups. He has presented at programs organized by the Department of Justice Canada, the Law Society of Upper Canada, the New Brunswick Court of Appeal Judicial Education Program, the Ontario Court of Justice – Toronto Regional Seminar, the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, and the Special Advocate Program.
John Norris has published several scholarly articles on a variety of topics including sentencing and evidence law. He contributes the chapter on “Sentencing” in Hamish C. Stewart, Sexual Offences in Canadian Law (Canada Law Book: Looseleaf). He has been an Assistant Editor of the Canadian Rights Reporter LexisNexis Butterworths) since 1996.
Articles are available on request.