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, She is author of the book, Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post 9-11 World (San Francisco: City Lights, 2007) and has spoken across North America on law and democracy topics. She teaches National Security at UBC Law School as an Adjunct Professor.