Peter Hogg is confirmed dead at the age of 80.
Peter was best known as a New Zealand-born Canadian lawyer and legal scholar.
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Renowned legal scholar and lawyer Peter Hogg dead at 80
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Peter Hogg, legal scholar, lawyer and leading authority on constitutional law in Canada, died in Toronto on Feb. 4;…
Peter Hogg, legal scholar, lawyer and leading authority on constitutional law in Canada, died in Toronto on Feb. 4;…
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Renowned legal scholar and lawyer Peter Hogg dead at 80
RT @OsgoodeNews: 1939-2020: Osgoode mourns the passing of our beloved colleague, Peter W. Hogg CC, QC, FRSC, Professor Emeritus and…
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We were deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Peter Hogg, one of the foremost legal scholars in Canada. His contr…
RT @OsgoodeNews: 1939-2020: Osgoode mourns the passing of our beloved colleague, Peter W. Hogg CC, QC, FRSC, Professor Emeritus and…
Constitutional law Legend Peter Hogg discusses “The Living Tree” doctrine at one of our events. It was an honor to…
Peter Hogg

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Hogg speaking at the University of Western Ontario in 2010
Born
Peter Wardell Hogg

Died4 February 2020(2020-02-04) (aged 80)
NationalityCanadian
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
DisciplineLaw
Sub-disciplineConstitutional law
Institutions
Notable worksConstitutional Law of Canada
Peter Wardell Hogg CC QC FRSC was a Canadian legal scholar and lawyer. He was best known as the leading authority on Canadian constitutional law.
Contents
1 Early life and education
2 Career
3 Death
4 Honours
5 Selected works
6 References
Early life and education
Born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, Hogg attended Nelson College from 1952 to 1956. He earned his LLB from the University of New Zealand in 1962, his LLM from Harvard University in 1963, and his PhD from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in 1970.
Career
In 1970, he was appointed Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and was appointed Dean in 1998. In 2003 he accepted a position as scholar in residence at the law firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP.
Hogg wrote several books, including Constitutional Law of Canada, the single most-cited book in decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada. In 2004, he was lead counsel for the Canadian government in the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage reference. Hogg also advised the committee that studied Marshall Rothstein's nomination to the Supreme Court, saying the creation of the committee was important to Canada's legal history and informing it that it should not ask political questions about abortion and same-sex marriage.
Hogg supported judicial restraint in cases dealing with disputes over Canadian federalism.
Death
Peter Hogg died on February 4, 2020.
Honours
1980 - appointed a Queen's Counsel
1988 - named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
1991 - made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
1996 - awarded Law Society Medal by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
2003 - promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.
2003 - received the Canadian Bar Association's Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the law and legal scholarship in Canada.
2003 - received from the Law Society of Upper Canada an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)
2005 - received from Université de Montréal an honorary Doctorate.
2006 - received from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand an honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LL.D.)
2006 - received from York University an honorary Doctor of Laws.
Selected works
—; Monahan, Patrick J.; Wright, Wade K. (2011) . Liability of the Crown (4th ed.). Toronto: Carswell. ISBN 978-0-7798-3635-2.
—; Magee, Joanne E.; Li, Jinyan (2013) . Principles of Canadian Income Tax Law (8th ed.). Toronto: Carswell. ISBN 978-0-7798-5513-1.
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