Jeffrey B. Meyers

Associate Professor

BA (UBC), BCL/LLB (McGill), LLM (LSE), PhD (LSE)

Professor Meyers’ research is at the intersection of legal, political and cultural theory. He publishes in numerous law journals including the Modern Law Review, Global Journal of Comparative Law and Lex Electronica. In addition to his commitment to research and teaching, Professor Meyers speaks and writes for a diverse public interest audience on the meaning of the rule of law and democracy in the 21st century. He has appeared on CBC Newsworld, Global Television and CKNW Radio to comment on the Trump Presidency and other matters. He has also published OpEds with the National Post, Salon Magazine and the Vancouver Sun.

 Publications
  • J.B. Meyers, “What We Talk About When We Talk About the Rule of Law” (2021) 7 Canadian Journal of Comparative & Contemporary Law 405-452: Article Link
  • J.B. Meyers, “Nietzsche and the Law of the 'the Other': The Jew in Refraction” 3 International Comparative Policy & Ethics Law Review 2 (Spring 2020): Article Link
  • J.B. Meyers, “Accommodate Us All Please” (2020) 25 Lex electronica 4, in forthcoming special edition entitled “Law & Learning in the Time of Pandemic – A Collage” 54-59: Article Link
  • J.B. Meyers, “The Thought of Samuel J. Levine at the intersection of Talmudic and Constitutional Law: A Review Article of Jewish Law and American Law: A comparative Study, Vol. I&II (2018)” (2019) 8 Global Journal of Comparative Law 211-234: Article Link
The Conversation

Fall 2018

  • “Ford’s Fight with Toronto Shows Legal Vulnerability for Cities” (Sept. 20, 2018)

  • “First Ontario, now Quebec: the notwithstanding threat” (Oct. 10, 2018)
Modern Law Review

July 2010

  • “Rethinking Constitutional Design and the Integration/Accommodation Binary” 73(4) Modern Law Review 656-678
Australian Yearbook of International Law

Fall 2008

  • Jacobsen, C. Sampford & R. Thakur (eds) Re-Envisioning Sovereignty: The End of Westphalia, 27 Australian Yearbook of International Law 281-293 (book review).
Jeffrey Meyers
Contact

Office:
OM 4753
Email:
jmeyers@tru.ca

Courses
  • Constitutional Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • LAP
  • Comparative Law