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Louise Langevin

Louise Langevin
Claire-Bonenfant Research Chair on the Status of Women
Professor and member of the Quebec Bar
Faculty of Law
Laval University
Quebec City, Que.

Louise Langevin (B.A. Montréal; LL.B. Montréal; LL.M, University of California at Berkeley) holds the Claire-Bonenfant Research Chair on the Status of Women at Laval University (2006) and is full professor at the Faculty of Law of Laval University, in Québec City (1991). She clerked with the Honorable Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada (1986-1987). She is member of the Quebec Bar (1986) and taught for 15 years at the Bar School. She taught at the Faculty of law of Ottawa University, University of Montreal and of Sherbrooke. She was president of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers (1998-1999). She is the French editor of the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law(1999 - )and is member of the editorial committee of the journalRecherches féministes. She is member of the CRI-VIFF, a research group on violence on women and in the family, at Laval University. Prof. Langevin teaches and researches in obligations (contracts), civil liability, human rights, and feminist analysis of law. Her main interest in research is the cross-section between civil law and feminist analysis of law. She co-authored Compensating Victims of Sexual and Spousal Abuse (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2002) and served on the Status of Women Canada Expert Panel on Gender Equality. She also worked on trafficking in women and children in Canada, on women as surety wives, and anti-feminist web sites. She now works on access to justice for women victim of sexual harassment.

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