B.A., University of Toronto
M.A., McGill University
LL.B., University of British Columbia
LL.M., Columbia University (Associate Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law)
Professor Halewood has taught at Albany Law School since 1994. Prior to coming to Albany Law School, he worked in the health law department of the Ontario Attorney General’s office and as a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in Toronto, Canada. After law school, he was awarded an Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt human rights fellowship and worked both in the litigation department of the firm and later at the Law and Society Trust in Colombo, Sri Lanka on constitutional reform projects. During his post-graduate study at Columbia Law School, he was the Julius Silver Fellow in Law, Science, & Technology, researching biotechnology and property in the human body, and was also an Associate Editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. Professor Halewood has been a visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and at the University of Paris X, and a visiting scholar at University of Rome III Faculty of Law. Professor Halewood has consulted with the International Development Law Organization in Rome, Italy on distance learning in international trade law with audiences in Kenya, Uganda, and Mozambique, and on a USAID grant implementing legal training on economic, social and cultural rights abroad. His research, which he has presented at conferences around the United States and abroad, addresses voting rights, race and law, property law and commodification, food insecurity, international trade and commercial law, and human rights law. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Law Schools Section on International Human Rights, and is an Affiliated Faculty member at the Global Institute for Health and Human Rights at the University at Albany. He is admitted to practice in New York.