Richard Devlin is a professor of law at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. In 2005, he was appointed a Dalhousie University research professor, and this position was renewed in 2010. His areas of teaching include contracts, jurisprudence, legal ethics, and graduate studies. In 2008, he was a recipient of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers Award for Academic Excellence. Recent books include editing Critical Disability Theory (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006) and Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Regulation (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada, 2008).