Brief Biographical Note of Justice Marc Rosenberg
Marc Rosenberg graduated with his B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1971 and his L.L.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1974. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1976 and practiced almost exclusively criminal law. In 1995 he took a leave of absence from the firm Greenspan, Rosenberg and Buhr and joined the Ministry of the Attorney General as Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Public Law and Policy Division and Civil Law Division. In December 1995, Marc Rosenberg was appointed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He is presently a Judicial Associate with the National Judicial Institute
He taught Evidence, Advanced Evidence, and Administration of Criminal Justice: The Role of the Attorney General, at Osgoode Hall Law School. He was Head of Section in Criminal Procedure for the Law Society of Upper Canada, Bar Admission Course. He served as a member of the Canadian Bar Association consultation group to the Law Reform Commission of Canada from 1982 to 1992. He was consultant to the Law Reform Commission on Electronic Surveillance leading to publication of Working Paper #47 in 1986 and consultant to the Commission on Powers of the Attorney General leading to the publication in 1990 of Working Paper #62 “Controlling Criminal Prosecutions: The Attorney General and the Crown Prosecutor”. He was consultant to the Marshall Inquiry in 1989 with respect to the role of the Attorney General and the role of the Crown Prosecutor. He was a consultant to the Government of Ontario, Justice Review Project from 1991 to 1993. He was associate editor of Canadian Criminal Cases and Dominion Law Reports from 1978 to 1995. He is Co-editor of the Martin's Annual Criminal Code. He served as a Director of the Criminal Lawyers' Association from 1987 to 1991 and was actively involved in the Association's educational programmes for many years. He was a non-bencher member of the Legal Education Committee for the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1993 to 1995. He was a member of the faculty of the National Criminal Law Programme from 1979 to 1994.
He has written many articles and papers mostly related to criminal law, evidence and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
He and his wife Martha have been married since 1971 and they have two children Debra and Daniel.
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