Frederick DeCoste

Frederick DeCoste

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

Our friend and colleague Ted DeCoste was elected to the Board June 12, 2008, and was elected Chairman of the Board October 2015. He served as the Chairman 2015- 2016- 2017- February 2018.  His inspiration and guidance will be greatly missed. IN MEMORIAM

Professor Frederick DeCoste taught 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  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. His last project was a book on the legal academy entitled Redeeming The Law School: Academic Lawyers, Limited Government, and the Passions of Tradition, that appeared in 2009.

Professor DeCoste was awarded a major SSHRC research grant and a McCalla Professorship. He joined the Faculty in 1987, and served as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and was a member of the Law Society of Alberta until his passing in February 2018.

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

Directors

The directors of the Canadian Justice Review Board come from various walks of life and occupations. We represent a broad range of Canadians who are concerned about the state of the justice system.

Wallace C. Craig
Wallace G. Craig
Vice-Chairman
Author and Retired Criminal Court Judge
Larry Elford
Larry Elford
Chairman
Financial Misconduct/Malpractice Expert
Glenn Fox
Glenn Fox
Director & Past Chairman 2013-2014
Economist University of Guelph
Terrance L. Green
Terrance L. Green
Director
Lawyer and Equality Issues Advocate
Bruce Haines
Bruce Haines
Director & Past Chairman 2007-2008
Retired Lawyer and Queens Counsel
David A. Kahn
David A. Kahn
Director & Past Chairman 2005-2006
Professional Engineer
Anthony Kaluzny
Director
Electrical Safety Authority professional
Rainer Knopff
Rainer Knopff
Director
Political Science University of Calgary
Allison Kooijman
Director
Health care advocate
Glenn Lucas
Director
Property Assessment Specialist
Elizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall
Director & Board Secretary
Author and Researcher
Robert I. Martin
Robert I. Martin
Director & Founding Chairman 2003-2004
Western University Faculty of Law
Al Rosen
Al Rosen
Director & Past Chairman 2009-2012
Author and Forensic Accountant
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