|Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada|
August 7, 2002 – August 7, 2012
|Nominated by||Jean Chrétien|
|Preceded by||Claire L'Heureux-Dubé|
|Succeeded by||Richard Wagner|
October 2, 1952 |
Deschamps was born in Repentigny, Quebec.
Legal and judicial
She was called to the bar in 1975 and then practiced at several Quebec law firms until 1990.
In April 1990 Deschamps was appointed to the Quebec Superior Court and in March 1992 to the Quebec Court of Appeal and promoted to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2002. She retired from the court on August 7, 2012.
Deschamps has taken on several academic posts:
- Supreme Court of Canada biography
- "Supreme Court loses third veteran judge in a year with Justice Marie Deschamps’ departure". The Toronto Star. May 18, 2012.
- "Quebec judge Richard Wagner nominated to Supreme Court". CBC News. October 2, 2012.
- "L'honorable Marie Deschamps". Université de Sherbrooke.(French)
- "La Faculté accueille l’honorable Marie Deschamps". McGill University Faculty of Law. April 2010.(French)
- "Governor General Announces 90 New Appointments to the Order of Canada". December 30, 2013.
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