Brandon D. Stewart

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Brandon D. Stewart
Part-time professor


Work E-mail: bstewar2@uottawa.ca

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Biography

Brandon D. Stewart is a part-time professor and J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where he is the recipient of a McMillan International Dissertation Research Fellowship and a SHHRC Doctoral Fellowship. **He previously earned an LL.M. from Yale Law School as a Fulbright Fellow in 2018. Prior to joining Yale, Brandon practiced as a commercial litigator in Toronto and worked as a research fellow for a community legal clinic. 

Brandon’s doctoral research examines the intersection of corporate and environmental law, with an emphasis on sustainable investing and climate change. He is also interested in access to justice issues.

(**Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship offered, but declined due to candidacy at Yale Law School.)

Education

J.S.D. Candidate, Yale Law School (ongoing)
LL.M., Yale Law School (Honours in all graded courses) (2018)
J.D., summa cum laude (Silver Medal), University of Ottawa (2013)
B.A., summa cum laude (Gold Medal), Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus (2010)

 

Select Publications

With Lynda M. Collins, Engendering Hope in Environmental Law Students in Teaching and Learning in Environmental Law: Pedagogy, Methodology and Best Practice  (forthcoming)

Finding Safe Spaces and Services: A Community Action Plan to Address Indigenous Homelessness in Halton (October, 2018), online: <www.homelessnesshub.ca>.

Contamination as a chemical interference with land: Where the (private nuisance) truck should stop after Antrim, 23 Tort L Rev 98 (2015).

With Alexandra Mogyoros, A Critical Review of the Canadian Law of Toxic Torts, 23 Tort L Rev 80 (2015).

Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Canadian Approach to Medical Monitoring and Toxic Risk, 8 Can Class Action Rev 271 (2013).

Unjustly Ignored: Revitalizing the Doctrine of Waiver of Tort in Contaminated Land Litigation, 20 Tort L Rev 90 (2012).

 

Conferences

Speaker, Access to Civil Justice Workshop, American Bar Foundation (2019)
Organizer, Yale LL.M. Works-in-Progress Colloquium (2019)
Panelist, PowerShift: Young and Rising Climate Change Conference (2019)
Co-Chair, Yale Law School Doctoral Scholarship Conference (2018)

 

Appointments

Graduate Tutor-in-Law, Yale Law School (2018-2019)
Submissions, Lead and Articles Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation (2017 – ongoing)
LL.M. Student Government Representative, Yale Law School (2017-2018)

 

Courses

Torts (CML 11071B)
Toxic Tort Law (CML 3148B)

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