Rosalie Abella

Podium

Rosalie Abella

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella speaks at the 2nd annual David Makow Lecture on Tolerance and Intolerance hosted by the University of Ottawa, January 24, 2008. David Makow is a Polish Holocaust survivor and author of “Dangerous Luck: Memories of a Hunted Life,” a non-fiction account of his experiences during World War II. Mr. Makow has spent much of his life working with the National Research Council in Ottawa.

In her remarks, Ms. Abella, a specialist in human rights law, discusses the evolution of human rights protection in Canada, the United States, and beyond.