Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Kevin Gray is a lawyer and legal academic. He focuses his practice on the relationship between international law and public law, in particular on extradition law and transnational criminal law. He was formerly a judicial law clerk for Judge Inga Reine of the Court of Justice of the European Union. As a lawyer, he was counsel for the Ministry of the Attorney General, where he appeared before the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He is widely published in constitutional law, criminal law, and public international law. He holds a Hon BSc (Toronto), an MA and Ph.D. (Laval), a JD (Osgoode), an LLM (Columbia) and a Diploma in Public International Law (2015). He has taught law, philosophy, and political science at numerous universities in Europe, Asia, and North America, including the American University of Sharjah, the American University of Afghanistan, Fordham University, Marist College, Bard College, New York University, and the University of Toronto.
- James Kent Scholar (Columbia Law School, 2022)
- Dean’s Letter for Academic Achievement (Osgoode Hall Law School, 2020)
- Runnymede Fellowship (2020)
- Diploma in Public International Law (Hague Academy, 2015)
- Represented the Government of Ontario in complex treaty litigation before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
- Represented the Government of Ontario in public law litigation and in criminal litigation before the Superior Court.
- Represented an individual facing extradition in the Superior Court.
- General editor and international law area editor of the Springer Global Encyclopedia of Territorial Rights.
- “Playing Along to Get Along: Comity in Canadian Extradition Law,” Supreme Court Law Review 101 (2021)
- “Is There Even A Standard of Review at the ICC?” International Criminal Law Review 20:6 (2020)
- “A Separate Head of Judicial Review: Divergent Paths in Common Law Rights Review,” Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Policy 33:3 (2020)
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