Philip Slayton, a retired lawyer and the University of Western Ontario’s former dean of law, has published two best-selling books: Lawyers Gone Bad: Money, Sex and Madness in Canada’s Legal Profession and Mighty Judgment: How the Supreme Court of Canada Runs Your Life. He is the co-founder of Nova Scotia’s Port Medway Readers Festival.
Brian MacLeod Rogers
Brian MacLeod Rogers is a lawyer practicing media law and related litigation, with an emphasis on libel, privacy, freedom of expression and Internet-related issues. He has appeared at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has been involved in numerous recent appellate cases. He was founding president of Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association and is an Adjunct Professor, Ryerson University School of Journalism.