Craig Forcese

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

Full Professor

57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

http://www.cforcese.ca

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Bill C-51 Backgrounder #1: The New Advocating or Promoting Terrorism Offence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Kent Roach and Craig Forcese
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 2,290 (2,180)

Abstract:

anti-terrorism law, Canada, criminal law, national security law

2.

Bill C-51 Backgrounder #2: The Canadian Security Intelligence Service's Proposed Power to 'Reduce' Security Threats Through Conduct that May Violate the Law and Charter

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,281 (7,193)

Abstract:

3.

Bill C-51 Backgrounder # 3: Sharing Information and Lost Lessons from the Maher Arar Experience

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Kent Roach and Craig Forcese
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 865 (12,462)

Abstract:

intelligence, national security, information-sharing, Canada, anti-terrorism

4.

Proposed Amendments to Bill C-51, Antiterrorism Act 2015

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 707 (15,204)

Abstract:

terrorism law, national security law, Canada

5.

Spies Without Borders: International Law and Intelligence Collection

Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Vol. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2011
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 491 (29,342)

Abstract:

intelligence services, intelligence collection, intelligence gathering, international law, spying

6.

Bill C-51 Backgrounder #4: The Terrorism Propaganda Provisions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Feb 2015
Kent Roach and Craig Forcese
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 458 (31,787)

Abstract:

terrorism, canada, criminal law, internet, radicalization, censorship

7.

Bill C-51 Backgrounder #5: Oversight and Review: Turning Accountability Gaps into Canyons?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Craig Forcese, Kent Roach and Leah Sherriff
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa- Graduate Studies in Law
Downloads 432 (33,103)

Abstract:

national security law,accountability,oversight

8.

Terrorist Babble & the Limits of Law: Assessing a Prospective Canadian Terrorism Glorification Offence

TSAS Working Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 365 (52,439)

Abstract:

glorification, terrorism, Canada, United Kingdom, France, free expression, anti-terrorism

9.

Stumbling Toward Total Information Awareness: The Security of Canada Information Sharing Act

(2015) 12(7) Canadian Privacy Law Review
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 313 (28,033)

Abstract:

information sharing, national security, Canada, bill C-51

10.

A Tale of Two Citizenships: Citizenship Revocation for 'Traitors and Terrorists'

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 May 2014
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 247 (50,322)

Abstract:

citizenship, Canada, revocation, terrorism, terrorist, treason, denaturalization

11.

The Collateral Casualties of Collaboration: The Consequence for Civil and Human Rights of Transnational Intelligence Sharing

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 238 (88,446)

Abstract:

intelligence sharing, terrorism, national security, privacy, human rights, torture, intelligence

12.

Neutrality Law, Anti-Terrorism and Foreign Fighters: Legal Solutions to the Recruitment of Canadians to Foreign Insurgencies

University of British Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Craig Forcese and Ani Mamikon
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 235 (59,643)

Abstract:

terrorism, foreign fighters, Syria, Canada, national security, law, neutrality

13.

Limping into the Future: The U.N. 1267 Terrorism Listing Process at the Crossroads

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 42, 2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Aug 2011
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 213 (80,926)

Abstract:

Security Council, terrorism, financial sanctions, 1267, due process, human rights

14.

Seeking Justice in an Unfair Process: Lessons from Canada, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand on the Use of 'Special Advocates' in National Security Proceedings

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Craig Forcese and Lorne Waldman
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Lorne Waldman & Associates
Downloads 196 (98,245)
Citation 1

Abstract:

special advocates, national security, immigration, secrecy, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada

15.

The Flipped Law Classroom: Retooling the Classroom to Support Active Teaching and Learning

Canadian Legal Education Annual Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
Peter Sankoff and Craig Forcese
University of Alberta - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 192 (84,450)

Abstract:

flipped classroom, legal education, technology

16.

Law, Logarithms and Liberties: Legal Issues Arising from CSEC's Metadata Collection Initiatives

Michael Geist (ed) Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era (University of Ottawa Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 181 (90,624)

Abstract:

metadata, surveillance, intelligence, sigint, spying, Canada, law, lawful access, national security

17.

Catch and Release: A Role for Preventive Detention Without Charge in Canadian Anti-Terrorism Law

Institute for Research on Public Policy Study, No. 7, July 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 155 (121,400)

Abstract:

Preventive Detention, Preemption, Terrorism, Counter Terrorism, Anti-Terrorism, Detention, Special Advocates, Secret Evidence, National Security

18.

De-Immunizing Torture: Reconciling Human Rights and State Immunity

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 155 (147,961)

Abstract:

international law, state immunity, torture

19.

The Judicialization of Extraterritorial Spying: Gaps and Gap-Fillers in the World of CSIS Foreign Operations

(2014) 61 Criminal Law Quarterly 440
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 151 (116,970)

Abstract:

national security, Canada, surveillance, spying, warrants, judicial, review, oversight

20.

Touching Torture with a Ten Foot Pole: The Legality of Canada’s Approach to National Security Information Sharing with Human Rights-Abusing States

(2014) 52(1) Osgoode Hall Law Journal 263
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 109 (157,818)

Abstract:

torture, intelligence, intelligence-sharing, national security, Canada, international law, complicity, criminal law

21.

The Obligation to Protect: The Legal Context for Diplomatic Protection of Canadians Abroad

University of New Brunswick Law Journal, Vol. 57, pp. 101-133, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 108 (193,000)

Abstract:

diplomatic protection, international law, Canada, consular protection

22.

The Law Professor as Public Citizen: Measuring Public Engagement in Canadian Common Law Schools

(2015) 26 Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 102 (173,952)

Abstract:

legal education, law professors, public, media, advocacy, policy, Canada

23.

A Bismarckian Moment: Charkaoui and Bill C-3

Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 42, pp. 355-414, 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese and Lorne Waldman
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Lorne Waldman & Associates
Downloads 97 (215,686)

Abstract:

Canada, immigration law, national security, terrorism, security certificates, special advocates

24.

Preface (False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism)

False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-terrorism (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 80 (106,079)

Abstract:

terrorism, national security, canada, law, rights, constitution

25.

De-Militarizing Counterterrorism: Anti-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Use of Force

Human Rights of Antiterrorism, Irwin Law Books, pp.165-202, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 78 (237,786)

Abstract:

use of force, terrorism, counter-terrorism, international humanitarian law, internatiomal human rights law, UN Charter

26.

Ottawa Principles on Anti-Terrorism and Human Rights

THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF ANTITERRORISM, Nicole LaViolette, Craig Forcese, eds., Toronto: Irwin Law, 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Nicole LaViolette and Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Faculty of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 67 (257,885)

Abstract:

terrorism, counter-terrorism, anti-terrorism, human rights

27.

The Limits of Reasonableness: The Failures of the Conventional Search and Seizure Paradigm in Information - Rich Environments

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 66 (256,035)

Abstract:

privacy law, search and seizure, fourth amendment, charter of rights and freedoms, surveillance

28.

Clouding Accountability: Canada’s Government Secrecy and National Security Law 'Complex'

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 36, pp. 49-92, 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 63 (272,392)

Abstract:

National Security, Canada Evidence Act, Secrecy, Canada

29.

Introduction (False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism)

False Security: The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-terrorism, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 60 (35,549)

Abstract:

national security, terrorism, law, Canada, constitution, rights

30.

The Capacity to Protect: Diplomatic Protection of Dual Nationals in the ‘War on Terror’

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp.369-394, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 60 (252,172)

Abstract:

diplomatic protection, consular protection, international law, terrorism

31.

One Warrant to Rule Them All: Re-Conceiving the Judicialization of Extraterritorial Intelligence Collection

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2015-41
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 53 (196,683)

Abstract:

Canada, spying, surveillance, warrants, courts, constitutional law, international law

32.

The Myth of the Virtuous Torturer: Two Defences of the Absolute Ban on Torture (Book Review Essay)

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 853-870, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 52 (278,975)

Abstract:

torture, terrorism, counter-terrorism

33.

Through a Glass Darkly: The Role and Review of 'National Security' Concepts in Canadian Law

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 963-1000, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 50 (290,468)
Citation 1

Abstract:

national security law,Canada

34.

Hegemonic Federalism: The Democratic Implications of the UN Security Council’s ‘Legislative’ Phase

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 175-198, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 42 (330,730)

Abstract:

1267 committee,Security Council,United Nations,terrorism,sanctions,federalism,United Nations Charter

35.

Fixing the Deficiencies of Parliament Review of Anti-Terrorism Law: Lessons from the United Kingdom and Australia

Choices, Vol. 14, No. 6, p. 2, May 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 40 (310,580)
Citation 1

Abstract:

National Security Law, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Independent Reviewer of Anti-Terrorism Law

36.

Globalizing Decency: Responsible Engagement in an Era of Economic Integration

Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 1-55, 2002
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 35 (355,799)
Citation 1

Abstract:

smart sanctions, international trade law

37.

Canada’s National Security 'Complex' - Assessing the Secrecy Rules

Choices, Vol. 15, No. 5, p.3, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 35 (345,993)
Citation 1

Abstract:

national security, secrecy, third party rule, originator control, mosiac effect, access to information, freedom of information, Canada Evidence Act, Canada

38.

The Social Cost of National Security Symposium: Accountability with a Pinch of Context and a Dash of Fire and Brimstone

(2012) 91 Canadian Bar Review 1
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Jan 2015
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 27 (339,687)

Abstract:

national security law, Canada, accountability, review

39.

A New Geography of Abuse? The Contested Scope of U.S. Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment Obligations

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 24, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 24 (406,277)

Abstract:

international human rights law, extraterritoriality, terrorism

40.

Staying Left of Bang: Reforming Canada's Approach to Anti-Terrorism Investigations

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-23
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2017
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (352,445)

Abstract:

Terrorism, Investigations, Police, Intelligence, Law, Evidence, Canada, United Kingdom, CSIS, RCMP, MI5

41.

The Executive, the Royal Prerogative and the Constitution

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution (eds. Nathalie Des Rosiers, Patrick Macklem, Peter Oliver), Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (203,101)

Abstract:

royal prerogative, Canada, constitutional law, public law, defence, foreign affairs, justiciability

42.

Brief to the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics: Analysis and Proposals on the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (131,548)

Abstract:

Privacy, Information-Sharing, National Security, Canada

43.

Righting Security: A Contextual and Critical Analysis and Response to Canada's 2016 National Security Green Paper

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-39
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (45,944)

Abstract:

national security law, canada, bill c-51, security, intelligence

44.

Canada's Security & Intelligence Community after 9/11: Key Challenges and Conundrums

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-35
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (139,046)

Abstract:

Terrorism, Canada, National Security, Evidence, Law, Operations, CSIS, RCMP

45.

Yesterday's Law: Terrorist Group Listing in Canada

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-34
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (324,777)

Abstract:

terrorism,criminal law, proscription,terrorist groups, canada

46.

Killing Citizens: Core Legal Dilemmas in the Targeted Killing of Canadian Foreign Terrorist Fighters

2017 Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Forthcoming, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-32
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Craig Forcese and Leah Sherriff
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa- Graduate Studies in Law
Downloads 0 (157,818)

Abstract:

Canadian law, international law, use of force, terrorism, counter-terrorism, targeted killing, human rights law, international humanitarian law

47.

Pragmatism and Principle: Intelligence Agencies and International Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 102, 2016, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-29
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (285,772)

Abstract:

intelligence, covert action, law, international law

48.

Criminalizing Terrorist Babble: Canada's Dubious New Terrorist Speech Crime

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2015, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-15
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (237,786)

Abstract:

terrorism, criminal law, Canada, free speech

49.

Deterring 'Militarized Commerce': The Prospect of Liability for 'Privatized' Human Rights Abuses

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2016
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0 (461,917)
Citation 2

Abstract:

50.

Bridging the National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System to Modernize Canada's Inadequate Review of National Security

Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (29,399)

Abstract:

national security, law, accountability, review, oversight, Canada

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 148    Citations: 0
1.

Enhancing the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Craig Forcese
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 0

Abstract:

Review, Oversight, National Security, Canada