GrantIsabel Grant


B.A. Toronto 1980; LL.B. Dalhousie 1985; LL.M. Yale 1986; ; Clerkship, Supreme Court of Canada, 1986-87 (Mr. Justice Estey)

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Professor Isabel Grant's main research interests lie in the areas of Criminal Law and Mental Health Law. She is particularly interested in the law and policy issues surrounding homicide, HIV non-disclosure and gender and criminal law. She is currently working on a paper on criminal law defences and equality and has previously published in the area of sexual assault, homicide, dangerous offenders and criminal harassment.


  • The law of Homicide (web based)

Research Interests

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Justice and Women
  • Mental Health Law

Representative Published Works

  • “Sexual Assault of Women With Mental Disabilities:  Consent, Capacity and Equality”. McGill Law Journal. 52.1 (with Janine Benedet) (forthcoming).
  • “Hearing the Sexual Assault Complaints of Women With Mental Disabilities:  Procedural and Evidentiary Issues”. McGill Law Journal. 52.2 (with Janine  Benedet)(forthcoming) “ Developments in Criminal Law: The 2003-04 Term” (2004) 26 S.C.L.R. (2d) 215-287.
  • “Canada’s Criminal Harassment Provisions: A Review of the First 10 Years” (2003) 29 Queen's L.J. 175-239(with Natasha Bone and Kathy Grant).

Publications listed on the UBC Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database


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