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CHRISTOPHER ALCANTARA is a doctoral student in political science at the University of Toronto. He has published articles in Public Choice, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, the Alberta Law Review, and the Queen’s Law Journal. His current research is on comprehensive land claims negotiations in Canada.

NATASHA BAKHT is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. She sat on LEAF’s National Legal Committee at the time D.B.S. was argued.

JOAN BROCKMAN, a professor at Simon Fraser University, teaches courses on gender in the courts and the legal profession, crimes and misconduct in the professions, corporate financial crimes and misconduct, and criminal procedure and evidence. Her publications include Gender in the Legal Profession: Fitting or Breaking the Mould (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2001) and (with V. Gordon Rose) An Introduction to Canadian Criminal Procedure and Evidence, 3rd edition (Toronto: Nelson, 2006).

ANGELA CAMERON is a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria. She is studying restorative justice and intimate violence. She earned her LL.M. degree at the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2003. Her Master’s thesis was a feminist critique of the use of restorative justice models in cases of intimate violence. She has been an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia and the coordinator and senior researcher for the Poverty and Human Rights Project in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her teaching and research interests include feminist legal studies, human rights law, criminal law, and reproductive technologies law.

SANDRA KA HON CHU completed her LL.M. at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005 and is currently a programme officer for the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, which is an international women’s human rights organization based in The Hague.

ARLÈNE GAUDREAULT détient une maîtrise en criminologie de l’Université de Montréal et y enseigne la victimologie depuis 1994. Coordonnatrice du premier centre d’aide aux victimes d’actes criminels au Québec, elle a contribué au développement de plusieurs programmes visant à améliorer le sort des victimes d’actes criminels. Elle est présidente de [End Page 575] l’Association québécoise Plaidoyer-Victimes depuis 1988. Elle a co-présidé le Xe Symposium international de victimologie en 2000. En 1997, elle recevait le Prix de la Justice du ministère de la Justice du Québec pour sa contribution à la promotion des droits des victimes. La même année, le journal La Presse lui rendait hommage en la nommant Personnalité de l’année dans la catégorie « Courage, humanisme et développement personnel ». En 2003, elle recevait un Prix d’Excellence de l’Association canadienne de justice pénale en reconnaissance de son travail dans le champ de la victimologie au Canada et au Québec.

PAULINE GREENHILL is a professor of women’s studies at the University of Winnipeg. Her latest book (in collaboration with Diane Tye) is Undisciplined Women: Tradition and Culture in Canada (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997). She recently spent two years in the law program at the University of Manitoba.

CLAIRE KLASSEN practises family law with Emery Jamieson. She and Joanna Radbord were counsel for LEAF on D.B.S. v. S.R.G.

JOANNA RADBORD is a lawyer with Martha McCarthy and Company. She and Claire Klassen were counsel for LEAF on D.B.S. v. S.R.G.

LORNA TURNBULL is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. She sat on LEAF’s National Legal Committee at the time D.B.S. v. S.R.G. was argued. [End Page 576]



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