It is recommended that women be added to the faculty to provide female students with role models and diminish the excessively masculine atmosphere of the Law School. Judy LaMarsh ‘50 becomes a visiting Professor of Law at Osgoode. This marks the first time a woman has taught at the Law School. When this picture was taken in 1969, there were only thirty-nine female law students in a school of 579. By the end of the decade, they constitute about one-third of the student body.
“Osgoode Women Crowd Men for Grades,” Don Delaplante, The Globe and Mail, March 14, 1969, page 10. Reproduced with permission of The Globe and Mail, 2014.
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