Chris Schafer is the Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation. Prior to joining the CCF, Chris was an associate at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP in Ottawa, where his practice areas included constitutional and regulatory law. Chris holds an Honours B.A. in Political Science (Wilfrid Laurier), a Masters in Political Science (University of Western Ontario) and an LL.B. (Osgoode Hall Law School). A published author, Chris has written several studies and numerous articles on public policy and legal issues for think tanks, journals, and newspapers.
Recent Research by Chris Schafer
— Jan 8, 2013
- Read the Full Publication
- Chapter 1 - Why Do We Measure Freedom?
- Chapter 2 - Human Freedom from Pericles to Measurement
- Chapter 3 - An Index of Freedom in the World
- Chapter 4 - Measuring Individual Freedom: Actions and Rights as Indicators of Individual Liberty
- Chapter 5 - A Compact Statement of a Cost-based Theory of Rights and Freedom
- Chapter 6 - Conditions for Freedom
- Chapter 7 - Evolution and Freedom
- Chapter 8 - Liberty in Comparative Perspective
- Chapter 9 - The Evisceration of Liberty in Canadian Courts
- Chapter 10 - From Fighting the Drug War to Protecting the Right to Use Drugs