Dennis Baker is associate professor of political science and acting director of the Criminal Justice & Public Policy Program at the University of Guelph. He is the author of Not Quite Supreme: The Courts and Coordinate Constitutional Interpretation (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010). His research interests include the separation of powers, criminal justice policy, and the politics of private law. His work has appeared in the Review of Constitutional Studies, Canadian Public Administration, and the Supreme Court Law Review. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Calgary.