Webber, Grégoire


Dr Grégoire Webber  

Department

Position held

Department of Law

Associate Professor

Non LSE positions held

Department

Position held

Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill University

Associate Fellow

Supreme Court Advocacy Institute

Executive Director

Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (CREUM)

Researcher

Experience keywords:

constitutional law; parliamentary procedure; Canada; human rights law; Quebec; bills of rights

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Dr Webber's research interests lie in constitutional law and theory; human rights law and rights theory; and legal and political theory.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law

Countries and regions to which research relates:

United States; United Kingdom; Canada

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5137

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Webber, Grégoire (2014) Parliament and the management of conflict Public Law, Jan. ISSN 0033-3565

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2014) On the loss of rights In: Huscroft, Grant and Miller, Bradley W. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., (eds.) Proportionality and the Rule of Law: Rights, Justification, Reasoning. Cambridge University Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9781107064072

Huscroft, Grant and Miller, Bradley W. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., eds (2014) Proportionality and the rule of law: rights, justification and reasoning Cambridge University Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9781107064072

2013

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2013) Rights and the rule of law in the balance Law Quarterly Review, 129 (July). 399-419. ISSN 0023-933X

Gee, Graham and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2013) Rationalism in public Law Modern Law Review, 76 (4). 708-734. ISSN 0026-7961

2012

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2012) Book review: some internal points of view in the study of law Constitutional Commentary, 28 (2). 325-345. ISSN 0742-7115

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2012) L’activité politique et la constitution de Westminster Jus Politicum: Revue de Droit Politique, 8. ISSN 2101-8790

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2012) The polycentricity of political financing Public Law, Apr. 310-327. ISSN 0033-3565

2011

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2011) Legal reasoning and Bills of Rights In: Ekins, Richard, (ed.) Modern Challenges to the Rule of Law . LexisNexis New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand. ISBN 9781877511752

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2011) Book review: Machiavellian democracy by John P McCormick Modern Law Review, 74 (5). 811-813. ISSN 0026-7961

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2011) Originalism’s constitution In: Huscroft, Grant and Miller, Bradley, (eds.) The Challenge of Originalism: Theories of Constitutional Interpretation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107013254

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2011) Legal reasoning and Bills of Rights LSE law, society and economy working papers, 01-2011. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2010) Book review: constitutional review under the UK Human Rights Act by Aileen Kavanagh Modern Law Review, 73 (5). 887-893. ISSN 0026-7961

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2010) Proportionality, balancing, and the cult of constitutional rights scholarship Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, 23 (1). 179-202. ISSN 0841-8209

Gee, Graham and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2010) What is a political constitution? Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 30 (2). 273-299. ISSN 0143-6503

2009

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) Expounding constitutional scholarship Constitutional Commentary, 25 (1). 171-188. ISSN 0742-7115

Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., eds (2009) La limitation des droits de la Charte: essais critiques sur l’arrêt R. c. Oakes [The limitation of charter rights: critical essays on R v. Oakes] Thémis, Montreal, Canada. ISBN 978289402636

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) The unfulfilled potential of the court and legislature dialogue Canadian Journal of Political Science, 42 (2). 443-465. ISSN 0008-4239

Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) Introduction: la fin de Oakes? In: Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., (eds.) la Limitation des Droits De la Charte: Essais Critiques Sur L'Arrêt R. C. Oakes. Thémis, Montreal, Canada. ISBN 978289402636

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) The negotiable constitution: on the limitation of rights Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521111232

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) La disposition limitative de la Charte canadienne: une invitation à définir les droits et libertés aux contours indéterminés In: Tremblay, Luc B. and Webber, Grégoire C. N., (eds.) la Limitation des Droits De la Charte: Essais Critiques Sur L’arrêt R. C. Oakes. Thémis, Montreal, Canada. ISBN 978289402636

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2009) What is an original constitution? LSE law, society and economy working papers, 19-2009. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2008) The promise of Canada's official languages declaration In: Magnet, Joseph Eliot, (ed.) Official Languages of Canada: New Essays . LexisNexis Canada. ISBN 9780433459477

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2008) The promise of Canada's official languages declaration Supreme Court Law Review, 39. 131-170. ISSN 0228-0108

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2008) Country report: Canada In: Obstacles to Justice and Redress for Victims of Corporate Human Rights Abuses. Oxford Pro Bono Publico. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 48-59.

2006

Gee, Graham and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2006) A confused court: equivocations on recognising same-sex relationships in South Africa Modern Law Review, 69 (5). 831-842. ISSN 0026-7961

Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2006) The promise of Canada's declaration of official languages Revista de Llengua I Dret, 46. ISSN 0212-5056

2005

Webber, Grégoire Charles N. (2005) Legal lawlessness and the rule of law: a critique of Section 25.1 of the Criminal Code Queen's Law Journal, 31 (1). 121-147. ISSN 0316-778X

Gee, Graham and Webber, Grégoire C. N. (2005) Same-sex marriage in Canada: contributions from the courts, the executive, and parliament King's Law Journal, 16 (1). 132-143. ISSN 0961-5768

2003

Webber, Grégoire C. N. and Chevrette, F. (2003) L'utilisation de la procédure de l’avis consultatif devant la Cour suprême du Canada : Essai de typologie Canadian Bar Review, 82 (3). 757-780. ISSN 0008-3003


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In this book, Grégoire Webber draws on limitation clauses common to most bills of rights to develop a new understanding of the relationship between rights and legislation.

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Awards

Trudeau Scholar 2004-2007

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Grégoire Webber is Associate Professor of Law at the LSE. He is a graduate of McGill University with bachelors of civil law and common law and of the University of Oxford with a doctorate in law. Dr Webber clerked for Justice André Rochon of the Quebec Court of Appeal and Justice Ian Binnie of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Prior to joining the LSE, Dr Webber was senior policy adviser with the Privy Council Office (the Canadian equivalent to the Cabinet Office), where he advised the Government of Canada on matters of constitutional policy with a focus on electoral and parliamentary reform.

Dr Webber is co-founder and Executive Director of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, which provides free advocacy advice to counsel appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a qualified barrister and solicitor with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

He has been a visiting professor at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II)

 

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