Slaw is proud indeed to report that Nathalie Des Rosiers and Sarah Sutherland have joined Slaw as columnists.
Nathalie Des Rosiers has been General Counsel of Canadian Civil Liberties Association since July 1, 2009. She was previously Interim Vice-President (Governance), University of Ottawa (2008-2009), Dean of the Faculty of Law – Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa from 2004 to 2008 and President of the Law Commission of Canada from 2000 to 2004.
She obtained an LL.B. from Université de Montréal and an LL.M. from Harvard University, and received an honourary doctorates from the Law Society of Upper Canada and U.C.L. (Université de Louvain, Belgique). Nathalie served as law clerk to Supreme Court of Canada Justice Julien Chouinard and worked in private practice; she is a member of the Québec Bar and of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She is also a Full Professor at University of Ottawa.
Nathalie will join the Justice Issues group on Slaw.
Sarah Sutherland is the manager of library services in Vancouver for a national law firm. Previously she has worked for the Federal Government, the Government of Saskatchewan, and the Law Society of Saskatchewan Libraries. She is currently interested in exploring enhanced access to legal information through IT applications.
Sarah will join the group writing on Legal Information.