BA, MA (Toronto), LLB (Osgoode), of the Bar of Ontario
Faisal Mirza is an instructor in Legal Values: Advanced Criminal Law (Race/Racism) at Osgoode Hall Law School.
He is a criminal trial and appeal lawyer with extensive experience in national security cases. Mr. Mirza argues cases of national importance frequently at the Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. He has also worked on several major trials and appeals that have impacted the law of Charter of Rights; criminal procedure; jury instructions; bail and sentencing.
To improve the quality of judicial analysis of key legal issues and jury trial instructions, he authored the Criminal Jury Charge Practice. He has also published articles on mandatory minimum jail sentences, systemic racism and racial profiling.