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Originally from Calgary, Professor Robert Wintemute teaches Human Rights Law, Anti-Discrimination Law, and European Union Law at King’s College London, England. He studied Economics at the University of Alberta and Université Laval, and Common Law and Québec Civil Law at McGill University, before completing his doctorate on Sexual Orientation and Human Rights at the University of Oxford. He was the first openly gay lawyer at the Milbank law firm in New York, where he was introduced to pro bono strategic litigation in 1985. Since 2000, he has participated in LGB equality cases in the European Court of Human Rights (X & Others v. Austria, Oliari & Others v. Italy, Taddeucci & McCall v. Italy, Beizaras & Levickas v. Lithuania), the Court of Justice of the European Union (Coman & Hamilton v. Romania), the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Atala v. Chile), the Constitutional Court of Colombia, the Ontario Divisional Court (Halpern), and the Supreme Courts of Argentina, Massachusetts (Goodridge), the United Kingdom (Walker), and the United States (Lawrence & Garner v. Texas).
Sponsored by the Centre for Human Rights Research and the Master of Human Rights Student Association