Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University

Robert Diab is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University and focuses on law, technology, and civil liberties.

He has written recently on the search of devices on arrest and at the border, encryption and national security, and global content take-down orders.

He has also published on counter-terrorism, police powers, and constitutional law, and is the author of The Harbinger Theory: How the Post-9/11 Emergency Became Permanent and the Case for the Reform (Oxford 2015). Other publications can be found at ssrn.com

Robert teaches criminal law and advanced criminal law at TRU, and is a founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law.

He has a PhD in law from the University of British Columbia and is also a practicing lawyer with Jensen Law in Kamloops, BC.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University

Education

  • 2013 
    University of British Columbia, Ph.D.