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About Omar Ha-Redeye

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

Omar has a background in civil litigation, and operates out of Fleet Street Law, an incubator in Toronto for new and young law firms. He teaches law at Ryerson University, Seneca College and Centennial College.

Omar is actively involved in the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). He has sat on the OBA Board of Directors, and maintains a seat on Council for several consecutive years. He sits on the Editorial Board of the CBA's National Magazine, and is frequently interviewed by the media on legal issues.

Omar 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.

Posts by Omar Ha-Redeye

Our Flag and Our Identity

Eternal Sunshine of the Legal Mind

Back to the Future of Lawyers

The New “Persons” – the Apes

Fear of Cell Search Affirmed on Arrest

Intrusion Upon Medical Records

Supreme Court Creates Duty of Honest Performance

No Agreement on Legal Aid Funding

Surge of Requests to Be “Forgotten” Online

The Trouble With Kerning and Spacing

Bush-Era Legal Memos on Warrantless Wiretapping