Source of Influence: Social Issues
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A leading North American Muslim lawyer, Faisal Kutty is outspoken on issues of human rights, Islamic thought and anti-terror legislation. He is a co-founder of KSM Law, a respected Toronto law firm with an international client base. He co-founded the Canadian Muslim Civil Liberties Association and served as its first legal counsel and previously served as the vice chair and legal counsel to the Council on American Islamic Relations (Canadian Chapter). He has written numerous op-eds, academic articles, papers, reviews and essays on topics ranging from national security to religion and law. He is currently an assistant professor of law at Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana and serves as an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.