On July 1, 2021, Rosalie Abella, the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court of Canada, will retire after a judicial career that has spanned 45 years.

Abella’s 17-year tenure has touched all areas of law, but her biggest legal legacy is her contribution to shaping Canada’s view of equality. Eugene Meehan, Q.C., describes Abella as being “a driving force and a juridical lighthouse behind the development of Charter jurisprudence.”

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