Professor Benjamin Perrin

Major Publications

Modern Warfare: Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations and the Law

Date: 2012 (Hardcover); 2013 (Paperback)
Publisher: UBC Press

Today's armed conflicts have outpaced the laws governing them, making this edited volume by Prof. Perrin an essential part of the contemporary debate on the future of international humanitarian law and the proliferation of non-state armed groups, private military and security companies, and humanitarian organizations.

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Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities

Date: 2012
Publisher: CRC Press (Taylor and Francis LLP)

This edited volume by Profs. John Winterdyk, Benjamin Perrin, and Philip Reichel is the first multi-disciplinary academic book on the global problem of human trafficking.

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Invisible Chains: Canada's Underground World of Human Trafficking

Date: 2010 (Hardcover); 2011 (Paperback)
Publisher: Penguin Group (Canada)

Prof. Perrin's first book was named one of the top books of the year by The Globe and Mail and has changed Canadian policies on human trafficking.

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News & Announcements

Prof. Perrin Named Munk Senior Fellow
July 15, 2016

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy has named Professor Perrin its Munk Senior Fellow in Criminal Justice.

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Prof. Perrin now on Twitter
June 2016

Professor Perrin recently joined Twitter as part of a new project on social media and criminal law.
You can follow him @profbenperrin

Canada's Justice Deficit
May 5, 2016

Prof. Perrin has co-authored a paper published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy on Canada's large and growing "justice deficit" - the gap between the aspirations of the criminal and civil justice systems and its actual performance.

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Report: Dissent from Within at Supreme Court
January 15, 2016

Prof. Perrin published a new report with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy examining the Supreme Court of Canada's top decisions of 2015.

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Victoria Earthquake an Urgent Wake-up Call
January 8, 2016

Prof. Perrin writes in The Globe and Mail about the anticipated magnitude 9 earthquake that may hit off B.C.'s coast and what needs to be done about it.

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Victims of Crime at the ICC and in Canada
December 2015

The Canadian Bar Review has published Prof. Perrin's article, “Out of the Shadows: A Comparative Assessment of the Role of Victims at the International Criminal Court and in Canada” in its December 2015 issue.

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Canadian Bar Review Article on Victims
June 17, 2015

The peer-reviewed Canadian Bar Review has accepted an article by Prof. Perrin entitled “Out of the Shadows: A Comparative Assessment of the Role of Victims at the International Criminal Court and in Canada”. This publication is part of the Justice for Victims of Crime Initiative led by Prof. Perrin. It is expected to be published in the Fall.

Report on Bill C-53 (Life Means Life Act)
May 7, 2015

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy published Prof. Perrin’s report on Bill C-53, which calls for amendments to this proposed legislation that would bring life without parole to Canada.

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