Emanuel Tusca

Hons BA (University of Toronto), JD, LLM, PhD (Osgoode)

Emanuel Tucsa is a scholar of the legal profession. His work focuses on legal ethics in Canada and the United States. He earned his PhD and LLM in legal ethics from Osgoode Hall Law School, writing about the role of lawyers in knowledge production and applying his model to the problem of client perjury. Emanuel has published in the field of jurisprudence.

Emanuel’s research and teaching emphasize professional formation and skills development. He is a member of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics and has given numerous presentations about legal ethics and legal education at Canadian and international conferences. In addition to his research and teaching on the legal profession, Emanuel also teaches Foundations of Canadian Law, as well as Public & Constitutional Law at Osgoode Professional Development.

Emanuel has taught contract law, legal research, and the sociology of law in undergraduate and college programs in the legal field at York University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Seneca College. In 2022, Emanuel won a teaching excellence award for his work in the Professional LLM at Osgoode Professional Development.