Osgoode Hall Law School to host conference in honour of former dean Peter W. Hogg

His Brilliant Legacy and an image of Peter W. Hogg

On Wednesday, January 10, 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School will hold His Brilliant Legacy: A conference in honour of Peter W. Hogg at Osgoode Professional Development in downtown Toronto and online.

This conference will bring together leading judges, lawyers and academics to recognize and honour the legacy of the late dean and professor Peter W. Hogg.

Peter was best known as a leading authority on Canadian constitutional law, with the most academic citations in Supreme Court jurisprudence of any living scholar during his lifetime. Peter wrote several books, including Constitutional Law of Canada, the single most-cited book in decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada. And in 2004, Peter was a key figure in the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage in Canada in 2004.

The program will feature:

  • four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of Canada;
  • three current judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal; and
  • leading academics from Canada and abroad.

In person registration is extremely limited and very few spots remain available. Register here.