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Claire l'Heureux-Dubé : a life

Claire l'Heureux-Dubé : a life

Author: Constance Backhouse
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Law and society series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Going beyond jurisprudential legacy to provide rich sociocultural context, Claire L'Heureux-Dubé is an exploration of the controversial and historically transformative career of the first Quebec woman on Canada's Supreme Court.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Claire L'Heureux-Dubé; Claire L'Heureux-Dubé
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Backhouse
ISBN: 9780774836340 0774836342 9780774836357 0774836350 9780774836364 0774836369
OCLC Number: 1005842845
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association 2018 (Canada)
Short-listed for City of Ottawa Book Award 2018 (Canada)
Short-listed for Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Chronology --
Introduction --
1 Ewanchuk --
Family Heritage and Childhood --
2 Lineage --
3 Early Years --
4 Growing Up in Rimouski --
Early Education --
5 Life as a Pensionnaire with the Ursulines, 1937â#x80;#x93;43 --
6 CollÃg̈e Notre-Dame-de-Bellevue --
A Legal Education --
7 The Decision to Go to Law School, 1946â#x80;#x93;48 --
8 Laval Law School Student Body, 1948â#x80;#x93;52 --
9 Laval Law School Faculty and Curriculum, 1948â#x80;#x93;52 --
10 Life Outside of Law School, 1949â#x80;#x93;52 --
Law Practice --
11 Entry 12 Sam Bard13 Business Law Practice --
14 Marriage and Children --
15 Family Law --
16 Practising as a Woman --
Quebec Superior Court --
17 New Career Directions --
18 First Months on the Bench, February to October 1973 --
19 Immigration Commission of Inquiry, October 1973 to January 1976 --
20 Quebec Superior Court, 1976â#x80;#x93;79 --
21 Family Tragedy --
Quebec Court of Appeal --
22 Appointment to the Quebec Court of Appeal, 1979 --
23 Appellate Judging, 1979â#x80;#x93;87 --
24 More Family Traumas --
Supreme Court of Canada 25 Appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada, 198726 Early Days on the Supreme Court of Canada --
27 Continuing Isolation on the Supreme Court --
28 Fifteen Years of Jurisprudence, 1987â#x80;#x93;2002 --
Selected Cases --
29 Sexual Assault --
30 Family Law and Spousal Support --
31 Human Rights for Same-Sex Couples --
32 Tax Law and Sex Discrimination --
33 More Deaths, 1987â#x80;#x93;94 --
34 The Quebec Secession Reference --
35 Fairness in Immigration Law --
36 Epilogue on Ewanchuk --
A Wider Stage --
37 Judicial Education and International Influence 38 RetirementConclusion --
Notes --
Illustration Credits
Series Title: Law and society series.
Responsibility: Constance Backhouse.
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