Peter A Allard School of Law

Isabel Grant

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


Professor Isabel Grant's main research interests lie in the areas of criminal law. She is particularly interested in the law and policy issues surrounding violence against women, sexual assault, homicide, and HIV non- disclosure. She is currently working on two SSHRC-funded projects: one on sexual assault across the lifespan and one examining sentencing for the crime of murder. She teaches in the areas of criminal law, homicide, sentencing and mental health law. She has also worked with advocacy groups representing women and people with disabilities on more than 20 interventions in the Supreme Court of Canada and other appellate courts. Professor Grant is currently the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs at the Allard School of Law.


  • Criminal Law
  • The Law of Homicide
  • Principles of Sentencing
  • Mental Health Law


Publications listed on the Law Library Faculty Research Publications Database.

Isabel Grant

Organization Affiliations

  • Centre for Feminist Legal Studies

Research Interests

  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • Law, gender and sexuality

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