Maureen Webb | Board of Directors

Maureen Webb is a labour, human rights and constitutional lawyer. As elected Co-Chair of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, she was involved in coalition interventions in the Arar Inquiry, the challenge to the security certificate regime, and the Afghan detainees and Abdelrazik cases. An article she wrote on the Canadian Anti-terrorism Act was cited extensively in the trial judgment in R. v. Khawaja. Author of the books, Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post 9-11 World (SanFrancisco: City Lights, 2007) and the forthcoming Coding Democracy: How Hackers May Save Us, she has spoken across North America on law and democracy topics. She teaches National Security at the University of British Columbia Law School as an Adjunct Professor.