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About Omar Ha-Redeye

Omar Ha-Redeye is a Toronto and Durham Region lawyer and legal academic. He holds an LLM in Health Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, with coursework in Advanced Trial Advocacy.

He is the Executive Director of the Durham Community Legal Clinic, which focuses on public legal education and providing legal services to low-income residents.

Omar is actively involved in the legal profession, and has held various leadership positions in several different advocacy and professional organizations. He is frequently interviewed by the media on legal issues.

He was named in 2011 one of the top 12 social media influencers practicing law in Canada. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting access to justice and advocacy on behalf of marginalized and discriminated populations. In 2015, he was awarded the OBA Foundation Award for exceptional contributions to improving the justice system and public legal education. In 2017, Omar received the Ted Rogers School of Management Teaching Award for Contract Lecturers at Ryerson University. In 2018, Omar was recognized by the Canadian Law Blog Awards (the Clawbies) for the Best Blogger in a Group Blog or Platform.

Posts by Omar Ha-Redeye

New Measures to Cover Gap in Agent Representation

The New Victim Quick Response Program in Ontario

A Legally Induced Comma

Accommodation of Disabilities and the LSAT

What Does It Mean to Be a Canadian?

New Proposed Cannabis Regulations

Amendments to the Juries Act in Ontario

Some Legal Aid Can Never Be Costed

The Return of Textualism to the Court