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Shining a light on gender bias

Thursday, June 02, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Breese Davies

We have reached a tipping point of sorts in Canadian legal history. Many of the most prominent positions in the criminal justice system are held by women: the chief justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, the attorneys general of Canada and Ontario and the treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada. This may give the impression that the battle for equality within the legal profession is over. It’s not. While more women than...