voices of women in law // voix des femmes en droit


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Editorial Team 2015-2016


The Meaning of Contours (Jinnie Liu)


The Flirt (Mireille Fournier)

Layered Lady (Katherine Richardson)

Des vaches et des femmes (Suzanne Zaccour)

Ashes and Aftermath (Romita Sur)

Missing Voices (Romita Sur)

Unfortunately It Was Just Any Old Kind of Day (Rebecca Kaeser Reiss) (Illustration by María Rodríguez Motta)

Musings on Clothing, Gender, and Law (Anonymous)

Conversation d’automobile (Andréanne Poirier)

You Need to Find a Good Man (Nicole Dawn Dunbar)

Gang Rape Cases and the Mitigating Circumstances of Opportunism (Odeta E. Rizea)


Women in Black and White (Shauna Van Praagh)

My Brilliant Friend (Claire Boychuk)

Searching (Katherine Richardson)



Femmes indiennes et protection du droit à l’alimentation: des avancées lacunaires (Jessica Dufresne)


My True Calling (Alexandra Iannarino)

Caregivers: The Forgotten Feminist Struggle (Nigah Awj)

Fallen (Katherine Richardson)

Le cordon ombilical ne se coupe pas: observations sur le rôle d’une mère envers son enfant majeure (Sara Andrade et Élodie Fortin)

Dorothy Smith: Exploring Institutional Knowledge and Structure through the Everyday Experiences of Women (Anna McIntosh)

La femme, cette moitié de couple (Suzanne Zaccour)

She is a Living Tree (Lucia Westin)

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Law School (Anonymous)


Why Intersectionality Matters in Law (Romita Sur)

There’s a Point to All this Dreaming (Katherine Richardson)

Au-delà des catégories? – Les nouvelles normes en matière de changement de sexe (Marie Manikis et Ivana Isailovic)

The Perpetuation of Unsustainable Development by the Patriarchal Conception of Animals and Women (Jinnie Liu)

Women’s Battle (Nigah Awj)

Pee in Peace (Lauren Phizicky and Philippa Duchastel De Montrouge)

Avons-nous oublié de sensibiliser les femmes au féminisme? (Anonyme)

Says Who? The Power and Struggles of Using Wikipedia in Shaping Collective Knowledge (Sydney Warshaw)

“Sorry Johanne, We Could Just Not Find Any (Women)!” (Johanne Poirier)

Reclaiming Power (Romita Sur)

Contours is made possible by funding from the McGill Law Students’ Association / L’Association des étudiant-e-s en droit de McGill. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without permission from the authors.

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