In a special issue for November 2017, the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law commemorates the work of Professor Nicole LaViolette.
The special issue is a fascinating examination of the life, work and legacy of Professor Laviolette’s expertise in the area of sexual orientation and refugee law. The special issue editors are Mary Kapron and the Common Law Section’s Professor Jamie Liew.
Nicole LaViolette passed away in May of 2015. She taught International Law, Human Rights, Refugee Law and Family Law, in both English and French, and received numerous prestigious awards for her exceptional teaching and graduate student mentoring, her prolific research and publishing, her dedication to faculty administration, and her community service.