gender and the law / women in the legal profession and judicial system
PUBLICATIONS FROM 1982 – 1999
NAWL’s submission to the Canadian Bar Association on Racism in the Legal Profession Task Force focuses on solutions to the racism that undisputedly permeates the profession. Through personal stories and suggestions for reform, NAWL shows the profound effect of intersection of race and gender on minority women in the profession.
NAWL addressed the lack of diversity on the bench, the effect of the status quo on women, and examines ways to achieve diversity in judicial appointments.
NAWL’s submission to the Canadian Bar Association Task Force on Gender Equality.
Submissions from the Osgoode Hall Regional Caucus of NAWL to the CBA Task Force.
NAWL’s response to the Ontario Governments’s Consultation Document on the Ontario Judicial Council. NAWL makes recommendations for the better use and functioning of the Ontario Judicial Council.
A unique collection of short articles that provide an introduction to feminist legal thought published by the NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education.
This report canvasses the issue of gender unfairness in the Canadian legal system. Using case law analysis of selected Manitoban and some national decisions in the area of criminal law, the study adopts a victim’s perspective.
Documents widespread sex discrimination in the treatment of female lawyers, law students, law professors and women before the courts, as well as in the outcome of certain types of litigation. Recommends that education programs be developed for the use of judges, lawyers and law professors and that a national task force be formed.