Professor Yan Campagnolo Successfully Defends Doctoral Thesis

Posted on Monday, December 4, 2017

Photo of Yan Campagnolo and the Faculty of Law logo

The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Yan Campagnolo successfully defended his doctoral thesis at the end of October.


Dr. Campagnolo’s thesis, entitled “Reconciling Cabinet Secrecy with the Rule of Law”, examines the justification and the legality of the rules protecting the confidentiality of the collective decision-making process at the top of the executive branch in Westminster jurisdictions. Kent Roach, Professor of Law and Prichard-Wilson Chair of Law and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, supervised the thesis.


The examination committee consisted of Professor Roach, Professor Hamish Stewart (committee member, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto), Professor David Dyzenhaus (committee member, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto), Professor Martha Shaffer (internal reader, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto) and Professor Geneviève Cartier (external member, Faculté de droit, Université de Sherbrooke).


Congratulations to Dr. Campagnolo!


Reference: abstract of Dr. Campagnolo’s thesis (English only).

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