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Marc Lemire's Witness List


Appearing before the "Canadian Human Rights" Tribunal 




Expert Witnesses

Supportive of Freedom of Speech




Professor Donald A. Downs

[Expert Report filed with the Tribunal

[Curriculum Vitae]



Profile: Donald Alexander Downs is Professor of Political Science, Law and Journalism at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has written four previous books, including Nazis in Skokie: Freedom, Community, and the First Amendment, winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and The New Politics of Pornography, winner of the Gladys M. Kammerer Award of the American Political Science Association. Professor Downs has also published extensively in leading journals, encyclopedias and professional books, lectured throughout the US and in England and Scotland, and made numerous media appearances on radio and television to discuss issues of American politics and law.





Bernard Klatt


[Expert Report filed with the Tribunal

[Curriculum Vitae]


Profile: Internet and computer expert. Has been in the computer industry since 1970.  Has worked for multinational corporations like Digital Equipment, General Electric and Philips-Signetics. Owner of Fairview Technology Centre, an Internet Service Provider in British Columbia. Testified as an expert witness at the Zundel CHRC case. In May, 2006 testified at the Glenn Bahr hearing in Edmonton, Alberta.





Dr. Michael Persinger


[Expert Report filed with the Tribunal

[Curriculum Vitae]




Profile: Full Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at Laurentian University. Since 1987 has been a registered Psychologist in Ontario , specializing in: Neuropsychology and Personality Assessments, with secondarily specialization in Psychometric Family Assessments. Dr. Persinger has written seven books and written/contributed to over 200 scientific articles and journals. He is well recognized as an expert the world over. Since 1983 has been the Coordinator of Behavioral Neuroscience Program at Laurentian University. Dr. Persinger has appeared on “NOVA”, ABC's “20/20", ABC’s “NightLine,” “60 Minutes” ( Australia ), “That's Incredible,” “48 Hours” (CBS), Unsolved Mysteries, The Discovery Channel, UltraScience, MTV News Special, The Unexplained, CNN News, NBC News, The Learning Channel, Arts and Entertainment Channel, Japanese T.V. among others.



Fact Witnesses

Supportive of Freedom of Speech



Paul Fromm


Mr. Fromm has represented various persons brought before Tribunals under section 13 and/or is personally knowledgeable about others whom he did not represent. He will provide testimony concerning the respondents and their cases. He will identify documents he has received from persons who have laid complaints under section 13 which were refused by the Commission.





Jerry Neuman


Mr. Neuman will prove documents relating to the case and video evidence. He will give testimony about violence against those accused of hatred from his personal experience. He will testify to the effect and his user experience of the Freedomsite.org.


Ian MacDonald - Ian MacDonald is the author of one of the impugned messages and will give evidence regarding it.


William Livingstone - Mr. Livingstone will testify to the fact of Mr. Lemire being targeted by Anti-Racist Action, a group before which Mr. Warman has been a prominent speaker. Mr. Lemire has been attacked physically, had private property vandalized and been threatened. He will identify documents in the case. He will testify to the effect and his user experience of the Freedomsite.org.











Experts Witnesses called by Canadian Human Rights Commission and Attorney General of Canada


(Supportive of censorship and Section 13 of the CHRA)




Ms Karen Mock

Called by the Canadian Human Rights Commission


Profile: 2001-2005: Executive Director/CEO, Canadian Race Relations Foundation.

1989-2001: National Director, League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada



Professional government grant catcher and has raked in over One Million Dollars since the 1990’s. ($1,074,500) (Disclosed by Attorney General of Canada in Witness Statement filed: May 5, 2006)



[Read her Expert Report (not provided yet)] 

[Curriculum Vitae]




Alexander Tsesis

Called by the Attorney General of Canada


Profile: Visiting Assistant Professor of Law - Chicago-Kent College of Law





[Expert Report filed with the Tribunal] 

[Curriculum Vitae]






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