Sad news from the SCC today:the death of the Honourable Bertha Wilson, the first woman justice of Canada's highest court. For legal researchers, she will always be remembered as the founder of the specialty of legal resaerch within major law firms, when she founded Oslers' research department in the Sixties.
Pioneering lawyer, jurist, gardener – with a wry sense of humour. A great loss.
Sent: Mon 4/30/2007 2:50 PM
Subject: Supreme Court of Canada – News Release / Cour suprême du Canada – Communiqué de presse
OTTAWA, April 30, 2007 – The Supreme Court of Canada issued the following . . . [more]