Andy Yu

Professor Andy YuAndy Yu is an assistant professor at Western Law. His background in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language informs his interests in jurisprudence, as well as constitutional law, administrative law and property law. He is particularly interested in popular sovereignty, big tech and legal interpretation.

Before joining Western Law in 2022, he worked on a wide range of civil and criminal matters while clerking at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada and while summering and articling at Paliare Roland LLP. He completed his law degree at the University of Toronto and his doctorate at the University of Oxford.


Academic Degrees:

BA (McGill), BPhil (Oxford), DPhil (Oxford), JD (Toronto)

Phone: 519 661-2111 x89006
Office: LB 100D

Research Highlights

“Torts and Contracts: Civil Liability for AI Causing Harms” (with Ren Bucholz), Litigating Artificial Intelligence (Emond, 2021), chapter 9

“Delegated Legislation and the Charter” (2020) 33:1 Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice 49

“Equity and Homelessness” (2020) 33:1 Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence 245

“Direct Discrimination and Indirect Discrimination: A Distinction with a Difference” (2019) 9:2 Western Journal of Legal Studies 1