Marquette Law School Hallows Lecture: The Growth of Constitutional Interpretation in Canada, March 4

Join the Marquette University Law School for its 2024 Hallows Lecture on Monday, March 4, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall’s Lubar Center.

The lecture will feature the Hon. Suzanne Côté of the Supreme Court of Canada, who will present “Roots of the Living Tree: The Growth of Constitutional Interpretation in Canada.” 

RSVP online by Sunday, Feb. 25.

Before her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014, Côté practiced law in Montréal, specializing in complex litigation, and in her native Gaspé Peninsula. She has been a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 2005. Côté has taught evidence and litigation at the École du Barreau du Québec and has also lectured at the Université du Québec à Rimouski and the Université de Montréal. She received an LL.B. from Université Laval before being called to the Quebec Bar in 1981.

This annual lecture remembers E. Harold Hallows, a Milwaukee lawyer and a faculty member at Marquette Law School from 1930 to 1958 and a justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 1958 to 1974 (chief justice the last six years).

A public reception will follow at 5:30 p.m.