Lisa Kerr, JD (UBC), LLM, JSD (New York University), is assistant professor at Queen’s University, where she is the director of the Criminal Law Group and teaches courses on criminal law, sentencing, and prison law. Professor Kerr was previously staff lawyer at Prisoners’ Legal Services in British Columbia. She completed her doctorate at New York University as a Trudeau Scholar. She has worked on strategic litigation with Pivot Legal Society and the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic. She also serves on the board of the BC Civil Liberties Association.