Jeffery G. Hewitt (Cree) is an assistant professor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. His research interests include Indigenous legal orders and governance, constitutional and administrative law, art and law, human rights and remedies, dispute resolution, and business law, as well as health law and Indigenous peoples. He teaches constitutional law, access to justice and “Indigenous Peoples, art + law.”
Jeffery holds an LL.B. and LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1998. He has served as a visiting scholar and adjunct faculty at both Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Jeffery was the recipient of the 2015 Charles D. Gonthier Fellowship from the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and was a 2013/14 McMurtry Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School, examining the relationship between Indigenous art and law. He is past president of the Indigenous Bar Association of Canada and served as general counsel to Rama First Nation for 14 years, during which time the general counsel’s office received a 2011 Canadian General Counsel Award for Social Responsibility for work with First Nation elders and youth.