Faisal Kutty

Assistant Professor of Law
Faisal.Kutty@valpo.edu
219-465-7813
CV SSRN Bio

Education

Ph.D. (candidate), Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.B., Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Courses Taught

Comparative Law
Islamic Law
Legal Writing & Reasoning

Representative Scholarship

Shari’a Courts in Canada:  A Delayed Opportunity for the Indigenization of Islamic Legal Rulings in DEBATING SHARIAH: ISLAM, GENDER POLITICS AND FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION 123 (Anna Kortweg & Jennifer Selby, eds., 2012).

The Myth and Reality of “Shari’a” Courts in Canada:  A Delayed Opportunity for the Indigenization of Islamic Legal Rulings in Symposium, Islamic Law and Constitutional Liberty, 7 U. St. Thomas L.J. 558 (2010).

Hate Speech Sometimes Warrants Censorship in Censorship 38 (Noel Merino, ed., 2010).

No-Fly Lists Do Not Keep America Safe in INTRODUCING ISSUES WITH OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS:  NATIONAL SECURITY 89 (Lauri S. Friedman, ed., 2010).

Non-Western Societies Have Influenced Human Rights in OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS:  HUMAN RIGHTS 41 (Jacqueline Langwith, ed., 2007).

Honors and Professional Activities

Of the Bar of Ontario, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1996 –present
Member, Canadian Bar Association, 2002 –present
Member, Canadian Council on International Law
Member, Canadian Association of Journalists, 2002 –present
Member, Legal Writing Institute, 2008 –present