Anne Warner La Forest

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A UNB Law graduate of 1984, Anne Warner La Forest became Dean of Law in 1996, the first and only woman to hold this position in the faculty's 114-year history. She remained Dean until 2004 and is currently on faculty teaching in the areas of property law, international law, comparative law, commercial law, conflict of laws, and feminist jurisprudence. During the 2001-02 academic year she was a Visiting Fellow in the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program and during the 2004-05 academic year, she was the Visiting Scholar-in-Residence at the Department of Justice in Ottawa. La Forest was appointed a member of the New Brunswick Securities Commission in 2004 and is the Lead Member. She has been a member of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Tribunal, a member of the Council of the SSHRC and Chair of its Fellowships Committee, the Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute and the Patented Medicines Pricing Review Board. La Forest is also a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society.


  • University Perspectives, vol. 23, no. 1, September-October 1996, p. 6.
  • UNB Faculty of Law, [Anne Warner La Forest]

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