Reflections on the contributions of Madame Justice Bertha Wilson
28 Mar 2008 13:00to
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9Roundtable discussion with Robert Leckey, who will talk about "What Is Left of Pelech?" and Colleen Sheppard, who will discuss "Pragmatic Feminism in the Work of Justice Bertha Wilson." The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (1923-2007) had Supreme Court rulings that include R. v. Morgentaler in 1988 (abortion procedures) and R. v Lavallée in 1990 (battered-wife syndrome as valid defence). Co-sponsored by the McGill Faculty of Law Women's Caucus.
Contact: Prof. Colleen Sheppard
Email: colleen [dot] sheppard [at] mcgill [dot] ca
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