trailblazers in canadian legal history

Trailblazers in Canadian Legal History: Justice Harvey Brownstone

The Honorable Harvey Brownstone was born in Paris, France, in 1956 and grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, where his father was the director of the Hamilton Jewish Community Centre and his mother owned a highly successful clothing line. He attained his law degree from the Queen’s University and was called to the Ontario bar in 1983. From a young age, …

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Trailblazers in Canadian Legal History: Justice Julius Isaac

A significant legal figure who had a profound influence on the history of Canadian law, the Honourable Justice Julius Isaac served in many important roles, including as a judge of the Supreme Court of Ontario and as a chief justice of the Federal Court of Canada—the first Person of Colour to be appointed to that bench. Born in 1928 in …

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