Michael Nesbitt teaches and researches in the areas of national security law and economic sanctions, criminal law, and international organizations and human rights. Before joining the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary in July 2015 he practiced law and worked on Middle East policy, human rights, international sanctions and terrorism for Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs. Previously, he completed his articles and worked for Canada's Department of Justice, where his focus was criminal law. Michael has also worked internationally for the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Appeals Chamber.


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Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters

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