2015: JD - Osgoode Hall Law School
2010: MA - Trent University
2008: BA - Trent University
Instructor, Enforcement - Inadmissibility, Detention and Removal - Queen's University (2021)
Instructor, Ethics and Professionalism - Lincoln Alexander School of Law (2021)
Teaching Assistant, Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (2020-2021, 2021-2022)
Instructor, Legal Research Methods - Trent University (2018)
Researcher - Centre for Refugee Studies, York University (2020 - )
Lawyer - Refugee Law Office, Legal Aid Ontario (2019-2020)
Lawyer - McCarten Wallace Litigation (2016-2019)
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2021)
- Newton Rowell Scholarship (2021)
- Nathanson Centre Fellowship (2020)
- John W Grahm Fellowship (2020)
- Fredrick Zemans Prize in Poverty Law (2014)
- Judith Wahl Prize in Law and Psychiatry (2014)
- Harry R Rose Prize in Criminal Law (2013)
- Simon Wallace, “Untangling Deportation Law from National Security: the pandemic calls for a softer touch” in Leah West, Thomas Juneau and Amarnath Amarasingam eds., Stress Tested: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Canadian National Security (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2021) 231.
- Simon Wallace, Benjamin Berger, and Sean Rehaag, “Immigration Detention meets Evidence Law: a discussion paper,” Prepared for Fact-Finding in Immigration Detention Reviews: Evidence Law meets Administrative Law (Osgoode Hall Law School, 2021): https://ssrn.com/abstract=3915791.
- Simon Wallace, “Deleted Emails, Fraudulent Documents, and Maximum-Security Prisons: A Canadian Case Shows the Illiberalism of Deportation,” Border Criminologies Blog (Faculty of Law, University of Oxford), 14 Dec 2020: .
- _____, “Making principled objections to the admission of hearsay evidence before the Immigration Division,” Paper prepared for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Immigration Law Summit, November 28, 2018. [Professional publication]
- _____, “Friend” in Kelly Fritsch, Clare O’Connor and AK Thompson, eds, Keywords for Radicals (California: AK Press, 2016), 159.
- _____, “Gun Control in Canada” in Jean Manore and Dale Miner, eds. The Culture of Hunting in Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007), 211.
- “Immigration Detention Reviews: Lessons from Psychology and Psychiatry,” Centre for Refugee Studies Seminar Series, York University (2021).
- “Deporting people for engaging in organized crime: Canada targets people who commit poverty-based crimes,” Global Borderlands: Getting to the Core Crimmigration, Leiden University (2021).
- “The Coercive Turn in Canadian Immigration Law: Looking for the First Immigration Detention,” Law and Impact: Graduate Law Research Transition Conference, Dalhousie University (2021).
- “The first security certificate: the deportation of ‘The Hooded Bandit,’” Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers—Osgoode Hall Law School (2021).
- “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Deportations,” Centre for International Policy Studies, National Security Policy Network, and by the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (2021).
- “The continuous journey and making the Canadian-American border,” Law’s Topologies, Osgoode Hall Law School (2021).
- “Immigration Detention law and best advocacy practices,” Refugee Lawyers’ Association Educational Event (2019).
- “Habeas Corpus Best Practices,” (moderator) Asper Centre’s Immigration Detention Symposium, University of Toronto (2019).
- “The Parkdale Rent Strike” Red Talks (2017).