Out of the Shadows:
The Civil Law Tradition in the Department of Justice Canada, 1868–2000

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Archives:

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Interviews and correspondence:

  • Jacques Roy, National Capital Commission, Ottawa – December 14, 1999.
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Melanie Brunet

Mélanie Brunet

Born in Hearst in Northern Ontario, Mélanie Brunet holds a B.A. in history from Laurentian University, as well as an M.A. in history from the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses mainly on women and post-war Canada. As part of her doctoral studies at the University of Toronto, she is examining women lawyers' professional training in Ontario.


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