gender and the law

Book cover for In Your Face: Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada by Natasha Bakht. The cover shows a woman wearing a niqab face covering. Her eyes are smiling and her fingers are forming a peace sign.

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Join Irwin Law and Delve Books in celebrating the release of our newest title, In Your Face: Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada by Natasha Bakht! Event: “In Your Face” Virtual Book LaunchWhen: Thursday, November 12, 2020Where: https://delvebooks.com/in-your-face-virtual-book-launch On the day of the launch, visit Delve Books to view exclusive video content, author discussions, and more! Be sure to follow us on Twitter and tweet your comments using the …

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Law Society Presents Honorary Doctorate to Women’s Advocate, Law Professor Elizabeth Sheehy

Ottawa (July 13, 2005)– Women accounted for 66 per cent of lawyers called to the Ontario bar today by the Law Society of Upper Canada, at a ceremony in which an honorary doctorate was presented to well-known women’s advocate Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, of the University of Ottawa. Each year the Law Society confers honorary degrees upon select members of the …

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Constance Backhouse wins 2009 Canadian Association of Law and Society Book Prize

Irwin Law is very pleased to announce that Professor Constance Backhouse is the 2009 recipient of the Canadian Law and Society Book Prize for her book Carnal Crimes: Canadian Sexual Assault Law, 1900-1975. The book prize will be awarded at the CLSA annual banquet on Sunday, May 24, 2009 in Ottawa. “This engaging and powerful book demonstrates the ubiquitous nature …

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Professors Vern Krishna and Nathalie Des Rosiers Honoured by Law Society

Irwin Law takes great pleasure in congratulating Professor Vern Krishna, Q.C., FRSC, FCGA and Professor Nathalie Des Rosiers who have been awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degrees by the Law Society of Upper Canada at Call to the Bar ceremonies in Toronto and Ottawa. Professor Krishna, a former treasurer of the Law Society, is the author of Income Tax …

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