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Stephen Eliot Smith

BSc (Alta), JD (Queen’s), LLM (Harv)
Barrister and Solicitor of the Province of Alberta (Canada 2005)

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I have been a member of the Faculty of Law since 2006 and a Senior Lecturer since 2011. I attended the University of Alberta and studied law at Queen’s University in Canada and at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the faculty, I was a clerk to the justices of the Court of Appeal of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and a barrister and solicitor in the Province of Alberta. In 2005, I was the Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Law at the University of Oklahoma.

Research Interests

International law, international criminal law, legal history, church and state

Contact

Email stephen.smith@otago.ac.nz
Office 8th Floor – 8N4

I am Course Co-ordinator for LAWS101: The Legal System and I oversee the law students who operate the faculty tutorials for first-year students. Any inquiries or issues related to LAWS101 may be sent to me.