Canada Seminar


Monday, October 31, 2022, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Room K262 (Bowie Vernon Room), 2nd Floor, WCFIA, Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

In Conversation with the Honourable Rosalie Silberman Abella

Rosalie Silberman Abella is a renowned jurist with a 50-year career in constitutional law and human rights, who served as Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from 2004-2021. Her work in the 1984 Royal Commission on Equality in Empowerment pioneered theories of equality and discrimination that were adopted by Supreme Court of Canada, and later by the governments of New Zealand, Northern Ireland, and South Africa. Her publications include “Law, Literature and Identity: Seeking Equality.” Saskatchewan Law Review (2000): 1–2, and “The Judicial Role in a Democratic State.” Queen’s Law Journal (2001): 573–593. Ms. Abella is currently the Samuel and Judith Pisar Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.


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See also: Canada Seminar