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. Kutty previously served as the vice chair and legal counsel to the Canadian Council on American Islamic Relations (now renamed the National Council of Canadian Muslims). He is a widely invited public speaker and 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 associate 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.
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