Last updated on: 10/1/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Sidney N. Lederman, JD Biography

Title:
Judge on the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Canada
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Judge, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 1994-Present
  • Ontario Police Board of Inquiry, 1992-94
  • First President, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
  • Appointed as Queen’s Counsel, 1982
  • Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1971-77
  • Judicial fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Honourary Director, Canadian Inst. for the Administration of Justice
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found