William Black, University of British Columbia

law Professor Vancouver, British Columbia black@law.ubc.ca Office: (604) 822-8945

Bio/Research

Bill Black's research interests pivot around Human Rights Reform, Equality Rights, and Mediation and other Dispute Resolution within Human Rights Agencies. He has written on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms emphasizing equality rights and on various aspects of human rights, including the human ...

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Bio/Research

Bill Black's research interests pivot around Human Rights Reform, Equality Rights, and Mediation and other Dispute Resolution within Human Rights Agencies. He has written on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms emphasizing equality rights and on various aspects of human rights, including the human rights process, employment equity and systemic discrimination. He is the Principle Investigator (along with Dean Phil Bryden of the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick) for the Human Rights Dispute Resolution component of UBC's Dispute Resolution Program. From 1999-2000 he was a member of the Human Rights Act Review Panel, which published its report in June of 2000. He was Visiting Professor and Director of the University of Ottawa's Human Rights Research and Education Centre from 1989-93, and headed a research project on human rights for the B.C. government in 1994. Professor Black joined the UBC Law Faculty in 1970 as Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor in 1975 and Professor in 1998.



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